Word and Spirit

“… And thus we might go on, and show that what is ascribed in one place to the Spirit, is ascribed in another place to the Word – proving conclusively that the two always go together. Where one is, there the other is also. The Spirit operates through the Word,

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Free Choice?

But in this sense and respect—as “freedom” means the free power and capability to select the good and reject the evil, which existed in Adam—Dr. Luther (Assert. Art, art. 36) declared very correctly: “Free choice is a name without a reality or a reality about a name only.” Indeed, after

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Jesus’ “Appropriate” Suffering

Cockerill rightly describes how scandalous this was (Hebrews, 137): The pastor boldly asserts his shocking thesis: it was “appropriate” to the character and purposes of the sovereign God, the source, judge, and goal of “all,” to use suffering to equip the Savior so that God could fulfill his purpose for

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Orphan Grain Train Mid-Atlantic NEWS

Dear Friend of Orphan Grain Train Mid-Atlantic, Ever have the feeling your life is about to change? At the OGT warehouse we know change is imminent because our tenure at 1400 Vandever Avenue is about to end. It’s exciting, and a little unnerving, but we trust God’s promise given through

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It is the Season of Kindness

CHRYSOSTOM: “Give to him who begs from you, and do not refuse him who would borrow from you.” Stretch out your hand; let it not be closed up. We have not been constituted examiners into others’ lives, for then we should have compassion on no one. When you call upon

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