Three mysteries present themselves in the New Year's Gospel (St. Luke 2:21): the meaning of Jesus' circumcision, the meaning of His name, and the meaning of Holy Baptism in His name. Here is the sermon.
I've been a Lutheran pastor for about 30 years (LCMS), and have been here in Kewanee for about 17 of those years. Did I mention that I'm also the editor-in-chief of Gottesdienst? Check it out at www.gottesdienst.org. If you really want to see more about me, get on that Gottesdienst website and check out my cv.