Category: 2 THE CONCORDIA LUTHERAN

“And they said one to another, ‘Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us by the way and while He opened to us the Scriptures?’” –Luke 24:32 Many of us have hanging in our homes the …

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“Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother, that it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.” (Note in our Catechism’s wording above the combination of the Old Testament citation in Exodus 20:12 and …

The Fourth Commandment Read More »

“Without controversy, great is the mystery of Godliness: God was manifest in the flesh.” — I Timothy 3:16 It is indeed a great mystery — a fact that defies human reason and exceeds the ability of human understanding to comprehend …

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We Lutherans are often accused of being “obsessed with terminology” when we teach and discuss the doctrines of Holy Scripture, terminology that is nowhere found in the Bible and terminology that hopelessly confuses all but professional theologians with its complexity. …

The All-Sufficiency of Christ’s Passive Obedience for Our Redemption Read More »

“[Christ] was raised again for our justification.” Romans 4:25 Concerning the festive day of Christ’s mighty resurrection from the dead, it is truly our great privilege to declare with the Psalmist: “This is the day which the Lord hath made!  …

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“For that ye ought to say: ‘If the Lord will, we shall live and do this or that.’”  — James 4:15 What are your plans, my plans, your resolutions, my resolutions for 2017?  Did we remember and apply the counsel …

Planning Ahead in the New Year Read More »

“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” — John 1:14 During the holy Advent season, as well as in our celebration of the Nativity of our Lord at Christmas time, we recognize and profess the sacred truth that, …

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