“Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin” (James 4:17). Here is where you see that to be Read More
“But as it is, you boast in your arrogance; all such boasting is evil” (James 4:16). Self-confidence and a can-do attitude are the backbone of good living. Really? Sometimes our Read More
“Instead, you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.” (James 4:15) The Lord is Lord and He knows our days. In Read More
“Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away” (James 4:14). What Read More
“Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit” Read More
“There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the One who is able to save and to destroy; but who are you who judge your neighbor?” (James 4:12) There is a Read More
“Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the Read More
“Humble yourselves in the presence of the Lord, and He will exalt you” (James 4:10). This does not say to pretend to be humble, for before the Lord that is Read More
“Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom: (James 4:9). What do you live for? What drives you? Behind this Read More
“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded” (James 4:8). The intent of the heart is 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…