Why Moses Includes Esau’s Genealogy

But the main reason why Moses recorded this [the genealogy of and promises about Esau] was to show that our Lord Jesus has wicked, unruly cousins and kinsmen. Easu’s children were part of Jesus Christ’s family; they were kinsmen of the Israelites in blood but not in heart. They were

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concordia journal, spring 2018 – a review

The Lord be with you Concordia Publishing House published three milestone volumes last year. The first is a new edition of Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation. The second and third comprise the two volume Confessing the Gospel: A Lutheran Approach to Systematic Theology . The spring 2018 issue of concordia

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The Sabbath – a sermon – Deuteronomy 5:12

Sermon: The Sabbath Text: Deuteronomy 5:12 Lections: Deuteronomy 5:12–15; 2 Corinthians 4:5–12; Mark 2:23–28 Old Testament Reading: Deuteronomy 5:12–15 12 “‘Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you. 13Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 14but the seventh day is

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We Remember Justin Martyr

The Commemoration of Justin, Martyr June 1 Today we commemorate Justin. He was born around the year 100 AD and was martyred in 165. He is, therefore, one of those who give us a good look at the Christian Church in the time immediately following the days of the Apostles.

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