“Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus, who have swerved from the truth, saying that the resurrection has already happened. They are upsetting the faith of some” (2 Timothy 2:17b-18). Throughout Read More
“But avoid irreverent babble, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness, and their talk will spread like gangrene” (2 Timothy 2:2:16-17a). The point of using decent and Read More
“Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). No Read More
“Remind them of these things, and charge them before God not to quarrel about words, which does no good, but only ruins the hearers” (2 Timothy 2:14). How many fight Read More
THE PRAYERS OF THE CHURCH March 6, 2022: 1st Sunday in Lent Deuteronomy 26:1-11 (creedal confession when giving first fruit) Psalm 91:1-13(God will shield his Righteous One; angels will bear Read More
“If we have died with him, we will also live with him; if we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also will deny us; Read More
“Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. The saying is trustworthy” (2 Read More
“Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, the offspring of David, as preached in my gospel, for which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the word Read More
“Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything” (2 Timothy 2:7). We know that Mary pondered things in her heart. Take this as instruction Read More
“An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. It is the hard-working farmer who ought to have the first share of the crops” (2 Timothy 2:5-9). Read More
With all respect and appreciation for your firm grounding against what I call an epidemic of fluffy theology and fuzzy…
I believe we should into earlier American models of forming pastors, as well as models from Africa. Is there a…
Mike, my point is, how far is NALC willing to stray from scripture to solve a man-made problem?
Duane, I suspect you know the answer to your question. But even if not, what please is your point?
Is there a Biblical reference to Congregational Chaplain? Is it in the Augsburg Confessions? Book of Concord? Did Luther ever…