Baptism and Righteousness – Sermon by Pr Rolf Preus

The Baptism of our Lord (Quinquagesima Sunday) February 11, 2018 “Baptism and Righteousness” St. Matthew 3: 13-17 Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him. And John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and are You coming to me?” But Jesus answered … Read more

How Can We Expect Baptism to Work?

The first time my Dad sent me out seeding alone, a feeling of pessimism overcame me. That night I said, “How can we expect a green, leafy, lush crop from this? We are dropping dry seed through dead iron machinery into dirt.” He said, “It’s made to work.” That gave me something to think about. … Read more

Baptism and Catechesis Make Disciples

“In spite of numerous adamic attempts to put the Lord Jesus Christ in the unemployment office and take over his work with blueprints for the building of the church according to our own schemes and tools of our making, the Lord Jesus Christ alone remains the architect and builder of his church. In those regal … Read more