Why Are You Persecuting Me? A Christian Response to Hostility and Persecution A Bible Study from The Commission on Theology and Church Relations of The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod In 2014 The Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) published a six-part Bible study
Almighty God, supreme Governor of all, incline your ear, we beg you, to the prayer of nations, and so overrule the imperfect counsel of human beings, and set straight the things they cannot govern, that we may walk in paths of obedience to places of vision, and to thoughts that
They are totally foolish, these people who despise the whole saving plan of God, who deny the salvation of the flesh, and scorn its regeneration, claiming it is not capable of incorruptibility. If the flesh is not saved, the Lord did not redeem us by His Blood, the cup of
The Lord be with you Today is Pentecost 5. We baptized Dyre Kenneth Ford at the beginning of the worship service. As it worked out, the Epistle lesson from Galatians was about baptism. So the sermon had a great object lesson, the baptism we witnessed earlier in the service. Below
The Lord be with you Why is God landing in this enemy-occupied world in disguise and starting a sort of secret society to undermine the devil? Why is He not landing in force, invading it? Is it that He is not strong enough? Well, Christians think He is going to
The Lord be with you By now, everyone knows about the mass murder in Orlando, FL. An individual Muslim gunman entered a LGBT nightclub and, using an assault rifle, gunned down 50 people there and wounded 53 more. The room for political maneuvering in such an event is almost endless.
FREE FREE FREE FREE Coming to Our Redeemer Saturday, July 9 7:00 pm The First Rosa The name of civil-rights champion Dr. Rosa Parks is well known to history. But there was another Rosa, “a black teacher with liberating dreams,” with an inspiring story of her own. See this compelling
The Lord be with you In classical Lutheran theology, the “Image of God” that humanity was created in is typically defined as original righteousness, holiness and blessedness. Other adjectives may be used, but this type of thinking is the essence. Therefore Adam and Eve were completely without sin, like God.
The Lord be with you Concordia Theological Quarterly is a peer reviewed journal that I receive. In the January/April 2015 issue (Volume 79; Number 1-2) is an article by Walter A. Maier III titled The Divine Presence within the Cloud (pages 79-102). This post is a review of that article.