This Week's Sermon

March 3, 2024

A Plywood Time Machine?

Rolf Jacobson

Dr. Rolf Jacobson, Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and one of the “stars” of the Sermon Brainwave podcast, preaches a sermon on the Ten Commandments from Exodus 20:1-17. “It’s impossible to build a time machine out of plywood,” he says, “and it’s impossible to be saved by keeping the law.” Nonetheless, there are lessons to be learned…

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Note: This sermon was originally released as B15: the Third Sunday in Lent, Year B (2015)

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