In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit “You find today many people who can let the Gospel be preached, provided that the preacher doesn’t cry out against wolves and preach against prelates.” Martin Luther wrote those words almost five hundred years ago. They still apply […]
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In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit You will recognize the best actors by their fruits. Actors who excel at their craft will sell out theaters everywhere. Witness the capacity crowds earlier this spring for Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane performing “The Iceman Cometh.” The play lasts […]
By their fruits you will know them. This is not to be understood as the external fruits of life, for on occasion false teaching and outwardly impeccable behavior exist together while, conversely, healthy, wholesome teaching and a wicked life can exist together as well, of which Judas, Christ’s betrayer, is an example. Instead, one must distinguish […]
In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Blessed Martin Luther once wrote a theologian of glory calls evil good and good evil. A theologian of the cross calls the thing what it actually is. In the so-called “age of tolerance” it is difficult, perhaps politically […]
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