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Daily Quote

The gospel demands nothing. If it did then it would be law and no longer good news. We would never be able to fulfill it. 7 more words

Lutheranism

The Foolishness of "Living the Gospel"

If God wanted me “to live the gospel” then He would not have sent His Son. It is fools talk to say such things. Truly, God would be cruel to command me to do what I cannot do in order to be saved. 31 more words

Law & Gospel

The Good News for America

The Good News for America

In a society that is all about comfort, ease, pleasure and feeling good, how can we call a person to suffer and die to themselves and live for others?   1,612 more words

Biblical Doctrines

The Pirate's Curse

“Find it, we did. And there be the chest… and inside, be the gold. We took them all! Spent ’em, traded ’em and fritted ’em away, for drink and food and pleasurable company… but we came to realize, the drink would not satisfy, food turned to ash in our mouths, nor the company in the world would harm or slake our lust. 983 more words

Blog

Law-Gospel 2

Tonight we examine two theses:

Walther, Theses II

Only he is an orthodox teacher who not only presents all the articles of faith in accordance with Scripture, but also rightly distinguishes from each other the Law and the Gospel. 352 more words

Law Gospel

Law & Gospel is Hard

For Lutherans, the Formula of Concord provides the classic definitions of the law as condemnation of sinners and the gospel as the promise of salvation. This course examines these two terms in light of the Scriptures, the Confessions, and the doctrinal issues related to each. 1,333 more words

Law Gospel

Ministry in the Trenches

I learned forgiveness, restoration, reconciliation in the midst of life’s agonies. In the trenches of life scarred by sin—including my own—I learned about pastoral theology and life. 62 more words

Law Gospel