Archive for the ‘Small Catechism’ Category

Episode 47: Daily Prayer

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Daily prayer is an integral part of every Christian’s priestly vocation. It’s also the 7th part of the catechism. Out of order, but not forgotten, we’re talking about talking to God here on The God Whisperers.

Episode 46: Table of Duties (part 3)

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

This is the third, and last, of our whisperings on the Table of Duties, this time the order of the household. We’re talking about husbands and wives, parents and children, employers and employees, old folks, young folks, and everybody else. Listen in.

Episode 45: Table of Duties (Part 2)

Monday, April 13th, 2009

More on the Table of Christian Responsibilities, Duties, Etc. from the back of Small Catechism. The order of civil society is on the table here: what the governors owe the governed and vice versa. Get out Romans 13 and follow along.

Episode 44: Table of Duties (Part 1)

Monday, April 6th, 2009

“Table of Duties”??? That doesn’t sound like much fun now, does it? Well, who said life is supposed to be fun? This is about Christian vocation in church, society, and home, and we’re talking about it. Have a listen.

Episode 42: The Lord’s Supper (Part 5)

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

Closed, close(d), close, open communion and more on this extra edition on the Lord’s Supper.

Episode 41: The Lord’s Supper (Part 4)

Monday, March 16th, 2009

We can’t get enough of the Lord’s Supper, nor can we stop whispering about it. Today we’re talking a little liturgical nostalgia along with the blessings and benefits and the great material question: How does eating and drinking do such great things, namely, impart forgiveness, life, and salvation? It’s a great question and we take it on here on The God Whisperers.

Episode 40: The Lord’s Supper (Part 3)

Monday, March 9th, 2009

What are the blessings, benefits, and nutritional value of the Lord’s Supper? We’re glad you asked, and we’re talking about it. Listen in.

Episode 39: The Lord’s Supper (Part 2)

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

More on the Lord’s Supper along with a few observations from the weird, wild, and wacky world of religion.

Episode 38: The Lord’s Supper (Part 1)

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

“Do this in remembrance of me,” Jesus says. We’re going to be unpacking this mandate of our Lord over the next four episodes as we do some whisperings on the Lord’s Supper. In part 1 we take on the big question “What is it?” and get to hear Luther’s comprehensive, all-encompassing, best ever written 5-point answer. Have a listen!

Episode 37: Confession (Part 3)

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Back from a two-week hiatus that included travel to the frozen tundra of the Midwest along with illness, we’re offering our special Laryngitis Edition of The God Whisperers. Who says we don’t play injured? In this episode we wrap up our discussion of the sacrament of Confession & Absolution with a segment on how to use the Ten Commandments as a mirror (warning: you won’t like what you see), and a Top Ten (eleven actually) list of reasons not to go to confession.