Tags » Reformation Day

Thanks Be to God!

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues.

—Cicero in ORATIO PRO CNAEO PLANCIO, XXXIII

Pride slays thanksgiving, but an humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. 61 more words

Sanctification

Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation in Lund Cathedral, Sweden

This ecumenical service on Reformation Day, October 31, 2016, kicking off the 500th anniversary year of the Reformation is a significant historical moment in the long journey toward Christian unity among Lutherans and Roman Catholics. 86 more words

Wonderings

Episode 32: Christ's One Sacrifice for Sin

Sermon text here.

This week’s song: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God by Jarod Grice

For Christ has entered, not into holy places made with hands, which are copies of the true things, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf. 

1,455 more words

Happy Reformation Day

My guess is that today is not that big a deal in your world.  It is the day after Halloween, the day when we all swear that next year we won’t buy the 20-lb bag of candy because we only have 20 Trick or Treaters and we are left with all that candy to eat. 481 more words

Martin Luther's Grave

In my post Castle Church Doors I mentioned that I had two pictures on my must take list when I visited Wittenberg, Germany.

The first was a picture of the doors of the Castle Church where Luther posted his 95 Theses 499 years ago today. 508 more words

Culture