The Lord be with you In commenting on Galatians 1:1, Martin Luther wrote Thus when someone is called by a prince or a magistrate or me, he has his calling through man. Since the time of the apostles this has been the usual method of calling in the world. It
The Lord be with you Below is the video of our next class in Revelation. We move to the church in Smyrna. We cover, not only background for the city of Smyrna, but also information about emperor worship, reasons why Christians were persecuted and some information about Polycarp. Blessings in
Holy Cross Day (Festival) September 14 The Lord be with you One of the earliest annual celebrations of the Church, Holy Cross Day traditionally commemorated the discovery of the original cross of Jesus on September 14, 320, in Jerusalem. The cross was found by Helena, mother of Roman Emperor Constantine
Martin Luther spoke to future preachers about the two kinds of righteousness’ found in the Bible. His words are worth hearing by the laity as well. Depending on one of these righteousness’ leads a person to hell. Depending on the other leads a person to heaven. Depending on one of
Johann Gerhard (1582-1637) was a brilliant German Theologian. His massive Loci Theologici, is currently being translated into English. The following quote is taken from one of the already published volumes. The very beautiful passage of Bernard belongs here (Sermon 3 de fragm. 7. mis.) : “I consider three things on
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was one of the leading apologist of his day. The following quote comes from his book, The Everlasting Man. “Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.” The civilization of antiquity was the whole world; and men no more dreamed of its
The Lord be with you The Second Martin: The Life and Theology of Martin Chemnitz is a book by former LC-MS president JAO Preus II (1920-1994) and published by Concordia Publish House. After the death of Martin Luther, his followers began to splinter (much like the followers of John Calvin).
The Lord be with you The Jewish Trinity: When Rabbis Believed in the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, is a book by Yoel Natan and published by Aventine Press. Based on the title, I expected the book to be an exploration of Jewish Rabbinic tradition. It is not. It is