An example of pastoral care from the pulpit…
CONCORDIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Rev. Matthew Harrison preached today (30 April 2010) at Concordia Theological Seminary Fort Wayne. His text was John 14:1, "Let not your hearts be troubled." This was especially fitting considering that a number of graduates at CTSFW did not receive calls on "Call Day." In the sermon, Rev. Harrison told the seminary community "Thank You" for their faithfulness, mission outreach, and other scholarly works that serve the church. He concluded the sermon with a quotation from Formula of Concord, Solid Declaration XI, 49: "… before time began God preordained what sort of crosses and sufferings he would use to conform each one of his elect to 'the image of his Son,' and that the cross of each should and must 'work together for the good' of that person …" Listen to the sermon below and / or download it.
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