Galatians as Banner of the Reformation – a Review

A Review In Search of Celebrating the Reformation Rightly: Luther’s “Lectures on Galatians” as the Banner of the Reformation Dr. Naomichi Masaki Concordia Theological Quarterly Volume 81-3-4; July/October 2017 One of the truly grand works of Martin Luther (1483-1546) was his lectures on Galatians (Luther’s Works, volumes 26-27, Concordia Publish

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Concerning the Trinity

The Lord be with you As we celebrated the Holy Trinity this past Sunday, I have decided to post a devotion adapted from Theological Commonplaces: On the Nature of God and on the Trinity. Scripture Readings Genesis 1:1–2:4a Psalm 8 Acts 2:14a, 22–36 Matthew 28:16–20 Introduction We believe, teach, and

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Stitched Crosses – Book Review

Book Review Stitched Crosses: Crusade By Joshua Rothe Grail Quest Books, Bangor Paperback 221 pages Joshua Rothe blends history and legend in this story of redemption for Markus, an English lord and Knight Templar. The story begins with his return home in disgrace, bitter with leaders of his order, and

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Book Review: Regan Country

Book Review: Regan Country: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel Author: Ray Keating Pastor Stephen Grant has an unusual background. He was once a Navy SEAL and then a CIA agent before becoming a pastor. He now serves as the senior pastor of St. Mary’s Lutheran Church in New York. Though

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We Remember Athanasius of Alexandria

Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor May 2 May 2 is the Commemoration of Athanasius of Alexandria, Pastor and Confessor. Athanasius (c. 296-373) was the principal champion of Christian orthodoxy against the Arians. Arians rejected the Nicene Creed by denying the full divinity of the Second Person of

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We Remember Philip and James

Feast Day of St. Philip and St. James, Apostles May 1 May Day (Civic) The Lord be with you May 1 is the Feast Day of St. Philip and St. James, Apostles. This day has been observed as such since ca. 560, when their remains were moved to the new

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