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“And they said to one another, ‘Did not our heart burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened the Scriptures to us?’” (Luke 24:32).

Usually it is easy to tell.

There are the telltale signs that readily reveal a person’s frame of mind. You watch the Read More
A HYMN OF GLORY LET US SING (Fourth IN A SERIES)

Easter

What terrified thoughts and emotions might well torture the mind and grip the heart of an unbeliever facing imminent death! While still in good health and favorable circumstances, some unbelievers—if Read More

Johann Gerhard

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GerhardJohann Johann Gerhard As we approach the 500th anniversary Read More
It was December 1941. Two noteworthy things were about to happen within hours of each other. First, there was the kick-off of the first-ever National Bible Week, which was to begin on Monday, December 8th. The National Bible Association had been making plans to have Scripture read nation-wide over the airwaves on NBC. Various political Read More

You meet a new colleague and to your surprise you discover she is a Lutheran. You are delighted to find you have this in common.

In the course of time, however, after several discussions you realize your colleague does not believe God created the world in six days, as the Bible says. Then, come to find out, she doesn’t really believe Read More

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A Review of Dr. Martin Luther's  Smalcald Articles 1. Of the Divine Majesty/Redemption/Salvation by Grace When God’s Word is attacked, the salvation of souls is in jeopardy. For that reason, Christians must stand up and proclaim the truth of God’s Word boldly and clearly. We do that not only as a testimony to those who promote error but Read More
75th Anniversary of the SMALCALD ARTICLES “…The Word of God shall establish articles of faith and no one else, not even an angel.” (Luther, SA, Part II, Art. II) Historical Setting This year is the 475th anniversary of the Smalcald Articles (SA) which were penned by Dr. Martin Luther in 1537. The boxed dateline shows where these Read More
“Treasuring Our Heritage of Truth” - Third of Three… The divinely inspired letter to the Ephesians is all about the Church of Jesus Christ – of which we are members by the grace of God, redeemed and forgiven by the blood of Christ, built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, with Jesus Christ as the Head and chief Read More