Tag: Luther

False Hopes of Religious People

This gospel wants to entice us to faith, above all else.  But no one canaccept this gracious Christ unless he…

Halloween and Triumph Over Evil

This is the time of year when many Christian churches throughout the U.S. bring about countercultural Harvest Parties complete with…

Liberty Even In Death

“It is not by working, but by believing, that we glorify God, and confess Him to be true.” –Martin Luther…

Awkward Marriage Metaphor

One of the more awkward metaphors in Scripture for me to comprehend is the metaphor of marriage.  Throughout the Bible…

Faith In A Sea of Turmoil

Martin Luther is arguably best known for his argument that the “just shall live by faith.”  His creed sola fide…

The Only Thing Needed For Freedom

“One thing, and one alone, is necessary for life, justification, and Christian liberty; and that is the most holy word…

Subject To None, Servant To All: Christian Life

  (In honor of Reformation Day this month, Wisdom Wednesday will be looking into Martin Luther’s brief yet powerful work…

Freedom and Slavery

Freedom. What does this abstract word even mean?  If you are in Christ, no doubt, you have heard that word…

Why I Sin Boldly

If you are a preacher of mercy, do not preach an imaginary but the true mercy. If the mercy is…

The Danger of Reading the Bible

Something I have learned this past year in seminary: Bible Study is tough work. When Martin Luther broke from the…

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