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Tuesday of the 18th Week after Trinity

To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours: (1 Corinthians 1:2)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // October 17, 2017

Concord #30: The Mass, Part 1

The article on the Mass is an article on worship. Before getting to the teaching on the Mass, it’s necessary to define our terms.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 17, 2017

The Divine Service: Melodic Confessions

As the church, we corporately gather each week. We are active in worship. We sit, stand, kneel, confess, pray, and sing. However, it is not our verbs that give life to the Divine Service—the heart of the Divine Service is in God’s verbs, Christ’s work given to us.   [ read more ]

In Articles // October 17, 2017

"Take heart, my son; your sins are forgiven" - A Meditation on Matthew 9:2

Ugh! Jesus, just get to the point! When people bring you a paralyzed guy, don't waste your time talking about a bunch of forgiveness stuff; get to the point and heal him!  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 16, 2017

Episode 04: Giertz - Sermon the Belief and False Belief

Pr. Riley and Pr. Gillespie listen to Bo Giertz preach in 1961 on the difference between belief and false belief. [ download ]  [ read more ]

In As Lutheran As It Gets // October 15, 2017

Reformation 500 Pregame Preview - HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Reformation 500 Pregame Preview: What to look for as you hear about the Reformation?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // October 14, 2017

The Purpose of Hymns during the Reformation: Part 3

Luther believed that “music was an ideal means to come to know and proclaim the mystery of God.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 12, 2017

Ham on "Why?" - Gospeled Boldly #62

Even the early Church had dear-old quilting ladies. In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke learn about Jesus’ continued ministry of healing, as exercised through Peter.

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In Gospeled Boldly // October 12, 2017

Episode 2 - Solus Christus

Christ alone. Not works. Not feelings. Our only Savior is Jesus. That's what Solus Christus (Christ Alone) is all about. Listen in as Pastors Hull and Fenker take up this topic.  [ read more ]

In The Black Cloister // October 09, 2017

"And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself" - A Meditation on Matthew 22:39

Again! They did it again! Another Gospel lesson, and another question tossed out by people simply to test Jesus, simply to trap Jesus. Again!  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 09, 2017

Episode 03: Nagel - The Spirit's Gifts in the Confessions

Pr. Riley and Pr. Gillespie listen to Norman Nagel on the distinctiveness of First, Second, and Third Article gifts. [ download ]  [ read more ]

In As Lutheran As It Gets // October 06, 2017

The Purpose of Hymns during the Reformation: Part 2

One hymn that helps illustrate how Luther used hymns to both spread his ideas and teach the common people is Vater Unser im Himmelreich.  [ read more ]

In Articles // October 05, 2017