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Lutheranism and the Virgin Mary

This will be a rather short post, but I think that the topic deserves it own blog post.

Not long ago a Roman Catholic friend of mine posted something about Mary on their Facebook wall, whereupon some Lutheran friend of his replied that the honouring of Mary was one of the things that Luther reacted against. 762 more words

Teologi & Religion

Evening Prayer 12.4.16, Second Sunday of Advent

John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, ‘He has a demon’; the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ 1,532 more words

Jesus

Advent and the Book of Revelation

There is no more appropriate book for the season of Advent than Revelation.

But why? Advent is preparation for Christmas, right? It’s the season of the church year where we prepare ourselves to remember the coming of the Christ-child, the coming of God into human flesh to bear our sins and be our savior. 1,150 more words

Evangelicals Aren't Who You Think

Most of us aren’t conservative white Trump supporters. We need to reclaim our stolen identity.

CHR Comment: I saved this article back in October before the election. 183 more words

Modern Church

Pope Francis to Lutheran Pilgrims: Seek Unity through Charity

The full text of Pope Francis’ prepared remarks to Lutheran pilgrims in the Vatican on Thursday

CHR Comment: Nearly 500 years ago, the historic disruption of western Christendom took place as Protestants and Roman Christians disagreed on the doctrine of justification. 49 more words

Modern Church

Faith of the Saints: Enoch

Hebrews 11:5, “By faith Enoch was taken up so that he should not see death, and he was not found, because God had taken him. Now before he was taken he was commended as having pleased God.” 481 more words

Christian

Doctrine of Election (3)

Eaton, baptism, the womb & the Northern Antinomians John Eaton, ‘the first of the Antinomians’ in Ephraim Paggit’s account who had gained his reputation at Wickham Market, Suffolk before moving…

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