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An Excerpt from Quinquagesima Sunday

“We mourn for our sins. We have been selfish, greedy, impatient, angry, lustful, and full of pride. We have hurt ourselves and our loved ones. We have failed to serve and love our neighbors. Let us repent and set our faces toward Jerusalem. … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: An Excerpt from Septuagesima

“God isn’t like you. He doesn’t think the way you think. His ways are not your ways. And He doesn’t owe you, or anyone, anything. For reasons all His own, however, He loves and welcomes you into His kingdom—not for free, but for … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: Lent and Easter Sermons by David H. Petersen

With Ash Wednesday just one month away, now is the time to order your copy of Thy Kingdom Come. This book of sixty sermons actually begins with Septuagesima (February 12) and continues with Pre-Lent, all forty days of Lent, and the … Continue reading

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A Sermon for the Fourth Day of Christmas: Holy Innocents

We don’t usually post entire sermons on our website, but quoting excerpts out of context just didn’t seem fitting in this case. In this sermon, found in God With Us, Pr. David Petersen offers comfort and hope on this most solemn … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: Excerpts for Holy Saturday

“This Jesus, who was crucified, who went as weak as a kitten to the cross, has sapped the devil of all his strength. The trickster has been tricked. He ate the fruit that hung from the tree on Calvary, tempted … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: An Excerpt from Maundy Thursday

“The fruit of the tree is on the paten and in the chalice. The angel of death passes over. He has no claim upon us. We belong to God. We bear His watery name. We eat at His table. We … Continue reading

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God With Us: The Eighth Day of Christmas

“Baptism is greater than circumcision. It is not just for boys. It is not bloody and does not hurt, but don’t fail to notice this is: it is deadly. It drowns the old man even as it raises up the … Continue reading

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Three days: Get a signed copy of God With Us

Starting today and ending Friday, November 20, all purchases of God With Us by David H. Petersen will be signed by the author. With Advent just 11 days away, now is the time to pick up a copy just in time … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come: An Excerpt from Ash Wednesday

“Your ashes are smeared today. There is no beauty in them. The world cannot see anything in them but an ugly smudge of dirt and death. But for those with the eyes of faith, they are in the form of … Continue reading

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Excerpts from God With Us

“The Savior is born unto you in Bethlehem, the house of bread, on earth. It is no coincidence that He lacked a crib and was placed instead into a feeding trough. He was born unto you to be bread: bread … Continue reading

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