Author - Pr. Christopher Gillespie


Prepare for The Sunday of the Passion – Judica (04/02)

Jesus Is Our Redemption

In the temple Jesus said, “If anyone keeps my word, he will never see death” (John 8:51). For Jesus came to taste death for us—to drink the cup of suffering to the dregs in order that we might be released from its power. Clinging to His life-giving words, we are delivered from death’s sting and its eternal judgment. Christ is our High Priest, who entered the Most Holy Place and with His own blood obtained everlasting redemption for His people (Heb.…


Bread from Heaven Is Enough / Laetare 2017 / John 6:1-15

March 26, 2017
John 6:1-15

Summary: Five-thousand men (with women and children) left everything behind and followed Jesus into the wilderness. They pursued Him to hear His every Word and receive His gifts. They were not concerned about food for the journey, shoes to make the distance, water for the desert, or even a blanket to sit upon.…


Office of the Holy Ministry / Lent Midweek 4 2017

March 22, 2017
Lent Midweek 4
Numbers 27:18-23; 2 Timothy 1:6–14; Matthew 28:18–20
Catechetical Sermon on The Office of the Holy Ministry

Based on Luther’s On the Councils and the Church
American Edition of Luther’s Works, vol 41. p.143ff