Author - Pr. Christopher Gillespie

Funeral of Lorretta Roach – John 14:1-6 – “Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled”

Pastor Christopher R. Gillespie
Grace Lutheran Church – Dyer, Indiana
Funeral of Lorretta Roach
John 14:1-6
“Let not your hearts be troubled”

Dearly beloved, Frank, Frank Jr., Peggy, Sally, spouses, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, visitors, and fellow redeemed – Grace, mercy and peace be to you from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.

The text for our meditation is the Gospel just read, especially these words of our Lord: “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6).…

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St. Michael and All Angels 2010 – Daniel 10:10-14, 12:1-3; Rev. 12:7-12; Matt. 18:1-11 – “Let Your Holy Angel Watch Over Me”

Pastor Christopher R. Gillespie
Grace Lutheran Church – Dyer, Indiana
29. September 2010
St. Michael and All Angels
Daniel 10:10-14, 12:1-3; Revelation 12:7-12; Matthew 18:1-11
“Let Your Holy Angel Watch Over Me”

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Trinity 17 2010 – Luke 14:1-11 – Unity in Humility

Pastor Christopher R. Gillespie
Grace Lutheran Church – Dyer, Indiana
26. September 2010
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
Proverbs 25:6-14; Ephesians 4:1-6; Luke 14:1-11

Fellow beloved of God,

You have heard it said: pride comes before the fall. According to God’s Holy Word, this saying is true. Our selfish pride can lead to no good thing and always leads to our downfall. It destroys relationships. It destroys churches. It destroys true religion. Only by the gracious working of the Holy Spirit can we turn from this wicked vice of pride to the Godly virtue of humility.…

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