Martin Luther's House Postil Complete in One Volume translated by Matthias Loy


Martin Luther’s House Postils are Christ-centered devotional sermons which Luther delivered to his family and students. This newly typeset edition contains the complete collection, originally published by Matthias Loy in three volumes.

Level of Difficulty: Primer: No subject matter knowledge needed.

Book Contents

  • Preface To The English Edition.
  • Dr. Martin Luther’s Preface To His House Postil

Volume 1

  • First Sunday In Advent. Matthew 21:1-9
  • Second Sunday In Advent. Luke 21:25-36
  • Third Sunday In Advent. Matt. 11:2-10.
  • Fourth Sunday In Advent. John 1:19-28.
  • First Sermon For Christmas. Concerning The History Of Christ’s Birth In Bethlehem. Luke 2:1-14
  • Second Sermon For Christmas. What the Angels Announce and Proclaim to the Shepherds about This History. Luke 2:1-14
  • Third Sermon For Christmas. The Comport To Be Derived From The Tidings Of The Angel, With An Admonition.
  • Fourth Sermon For Christmas. The Song Of Praise Of The Angels.
  • Fifth Sermon For Christmas. On The Gospel-Lesson – Luke 2:15-20. Example Of The Virgin Mary And Of The Shepherds.
  • Sunday After Christmas. Luke 2:33-40.
  • First Sermon For New Year. The Circumcision. Luke 2:21.
  • Second Sermon For New Year. The Name Of Jesus. Luke 2:21
  • Festival Of The Epiphany. Matt. 2:1-12.
  • Second Sermon For Epiphany. The Baptism Of Christ. Matt. 3:13-17.
  • First Sunday After Epiphany. Luke 2:41-52.
  • Second Sunday After Epiphany. John 2:1-11.
  • Third Sunday After Epiphany. Matt. 8:1-13.
  • Fourth Sunday After Epiphany. Matt. 8:23-27.
  • Fifth Sunday After Epiphany. Matt. 13:24-30.
  • Septuagesima. Matt. 20:1-16.
  • Sexagesima. Luke 8:4-15.
  • First Sermon For The Festival Of The Purification Of Mary. Luke 2:22-32.
  • Second Sermon For The Festival Of The Purification Of Mary. The Old Man Simeon. Luke 2:22-32.
  • Quinquagesima. Luke 18:81-43.
  • Invocavit. Matt. 4:1-11.
  • Reminiscere. Matt. 15:21-28.
  • Oculi. Luke 11:14-28
  • Laetare. John 6:1-15.
  • Judica. John 8:46-69

Volume 2

  • First Sermon For The Day Of The Lord’s Supper. The Holy Sacrament. 1 Cor. 11. 23-26. (Translated By Prof. E. Schmid)
  • Second Sermon For The Day Of The Lord’s Supper. 1 Cor. 11:27-34. (Translated By Prof. E. Schmid)
  • Thursday Before Easter. Jesus Washes The Feet Of His Disciples. John 13:1-11. (Translated By Prof. E. Schmid)
  • Sermons On The Passion Of Christ. Introductory Meditations. (Translated By Prof. E. Schmid)
  • First Passion Sermon. The Occurrence At The Mount Of Olives. Matt. 26:36-46. (Translated by Isensee)
  • Second Passion Sermon. The Seizure Of Christ In The Garden. Matt. 26:47-50. (Translated by Isensee)
  • Third Passion Sermon. Christ Refusing To Be Rescued By Peter’s Sword. Matt. 26:51-56. (Translated by Isensee).
  • Fourth Passion Sermon. The Lord Jesus Led To Annas And Caiaphas And Tried By The Jews. Matt. 26:57-68. (Translated by Isensee)
  • Fifth Passion Sermon. Peter Thrice Denies The Lord Jesus In The House Of Caiaphas. Matt. 29:69-75 (Translated by Isensee)
  • Sixth Passion Sermon. Christ is Delivered to Pilate. – Judas Hangs Himself. – The Potter’s Field. (Translated by Isensee). Matt. 27:1-10
  • Seventh Passion Sermon. Christ Accused Before Pilate And Condemned To Death. (Translated by Isensee) Matt. 27:11-31.
  • Eighth Passion Sermon. Explanation Of Several Points In The History Just Given. (Translated by Isensee)
  • Ninth Passion Sermon. Christ Led Away To Be Crucified. – Simon Bears The Cross After Him. – The Women Who Follow Bewail And Lament Him. (Translated by Isensee) Luke 23:26-31.
  • Tenth Passion Sermon. Christ Nailed to the Cross. – His Deeds, Sufferings and Words on the Cross. (Translated by Isensee) Matt 27:33-56.
  • Eleventh Passion Sermon. Christ’s Prayer On The Cross. – The Malefactor On The Right. (Translated by Isensee) Luke 23:32-43.
  • Twelfth Passion Sermon. Christ Commits His Mother To The Care Of John. – The Soldiers Do Not Break The Legs Of Christ, But With A Spear Pierce His Side, From Which Blood And Water Flow. (Translated by Isensee) John 19:25-37.
  • Thirteenth Passion Sermon. Christ’s Body Taken Down From The Cross And Laid In A Tomb. – The Soldiers Guard The Tomb. (Translated by Isensee) Matt. 27:57-66.
  • Summer Portion Of The House Postil.
  • First Easter Sermon. The Power And The Benefit Of The Resurrection Of Christ. (Translated by Prof. E. Schmid) Matt. 28:1-10.
  • Second Easter Sermon. On The 28th Chapter Of St. Matthew.
  • Third Easter Sermon. Luke 24:36-47.
  • First Sunday After Easter. (Quasimodogeniti.) John 20:19-31.
  • Second Sunday After Easter. (Misericordias Domini.) John 10:11-16
  • Third Sunday After Easter. (Jubilate.) John 16:1 6-23.
  • Fourth Sunday After Easter. (Cantate.) John 16:5-15.
  • Fifth Sunday After Easter. (Rogate.) John 16:23-30.
  • Short Exposition of the Lord’s Prayer.
  • Ascension Day. Acts 1:1-11.
  • Sunday After Ascension. (Exaudi.) John 15.26-16:4.
  • First Sermon For Pentecost. Acts 2:1-4.
  • Second Sermon For Pentecost. John 14:23-31.
  • Whitmonday. John 3:16-21.

Volume 3

  • First Sermon For Trinity Sunday. John 3:1-15.
  • Second Sermon For Trinity Sunday. Gospel Lesson: John 3:1—15.
  • Sermon For The First Sunday After Trinity. Luke 16:19—31.
  • Second Sunday After Trinity. Luke 14:16—24.
  • Third Sunday After Trinity. Luke 15:1-10.
  • Fourth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 6:36—42.
  • Fifth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 5:1-11.
  • Sixth Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 5:20—26.
  • Seventh Sunday After Trinity. Mark 8:1-9.
  • Eighth Sunday After Trinity. Mark 7:15—23.
  • Ninth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 16:1-9.
  • Tenth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 19:41—48.
  • Eleventh Sunday After Trinity. Luke 18:9-14
  • Twelfth Sunday After Trinity. Mark 7:31-37.
  • Thirteenth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 10:23-37.
  • Fourteenth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 17:11-19.
  • Fifteenth Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 6:24—34.
  • Sixteenth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 7:11—17
  • Seventeenth Sunday After Trinity. Luke 14:1-11.
  • Eighteenth Sunday After Trinity. Man. 22:34-46.
  • Nineteenth Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 9:1-8.
  • Twentieth Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 22:1—13.
  • Twenty-first Sunday After Trinity. John 4:46—54.
  • Twenty-second Sunday After Trinity Matt. 18:21—35.
  • Twenty-third Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 22:15—22.
  • Twenty-fourth Sunday After Trinity Matt. 9:18-26.
  • Twenty-fifth Sunday After Trinity. Matt. 24:15-25.

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Publication Information

  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2022
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0
Martin Luther
Martin Luther
Matthias Loy
Matthias Loy