“[B]ut he received a rebuke for his own transgression, for a mute donkey, speaking with a voice of a man, restrained the madness of the prophet” (2 Peter 2:16). There Read More
“[F]orsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness” (2 Peter 2:15) Scripture is not Read More
“[H]aving eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children” (2 Peter 2:14) There are those who may have Read More
“…[S]uffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong. They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse Read More
“But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be Read More
“Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties, whereas angels who are greater in might and power do not bring a reviling judgment against them before the Read More
THE PRAYERS, February 19, 2023: The Transfiguration of Our Lord Exodus 24:8-18 (The 70 elders and Moses on the mountain with God) Psalm 2:6-12 (You are my Son, today Read More
Year End 2022 Dear Friends – I have been enjoying doing a weekly Bible study based upon the lectionary readings for the following Sunday. A couple churches post them on Read More
THE PRAYERS, February 12, 2023: 6th Sunday after the Epiphany Deuteronomy 30:15-20 (I set before you life and death; choose life; obey my commandments) Psalm 119:1-8 (Happy are those Read More
THE PRAYERS, February 5, 2023: 5th Sunday after the Epiphany Isaiah 58:3-9a (The fasting God requires is justice and refraining from evil) Psalm 112:1-9 (God’s blessing to the righteous 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…