Source: Grace Alone!
Justification by grace alone through faith. This is one of the pillars of the Lutheran faith, but is also a teaching of many Christian denominations. In today’s reading, Paul begins to outline the case for justification by God’s grace through our faith in Jesus Christ. Paul begins by explaining circumcision (a Jewish ritual that identified … Continue reading Grace Alone!
As both a Christian and a church leader, I am often asked about angels. Do they exist? Are they anything like the movies or modern culture depicts? Are they anything like Touched By An Angel? Well, I am sorry to disappoint, but no, they are not like Touched By An Angel, nor do they have wings or … Continue reading A Word on Angels
Source: Come and Have Breakfast
Our Gospel reading in the lectionary today begins by explaining how Jesus appeared again and again to His disciples, this time, during a fishing trip. The disciples were gather together, when Peter wanted to go fishing. The others decided to follow him. The fished and fished all night long, and they caught nothing. This reminds … Continue reading Come and Have Breakfast
Source: The Importance of a Healthy Prayer Life
One of the key aspects of living a Christian lifestyle is prayer. A significant portion of the scriptures is dedicated to prayer. From the first days of God walking with Adam in the garden to the prayers discussed in Revelation at the end of time, the Bible places great emphasis on our prayer life. In … Continue reading The Importance of a Healthy Prayer Life
Source: "Don't be afraid!"
Image the scene, if you will, after the Resurrection. The disciples had fled, the women stayed until the very end, and Joseph of Arimathea had buried Jesus in his tomb. It seemed as if all hope had been lost. Here--we have Jesus' disciples scattered and probably distraught--and they must have wondered what was going to … Continue reading “Don’t be afraid!”
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