Posts from November 2015

Thanks for Giving and Taking

Job was a very rich man. He owned 7000 sheep, 3000 camels, 500 yoke of oxen, and 500 donkeys. Besides that, he had a large family – seven sons and three daughters. In one awful day, Satan spearheaded the destruction of all of it. How would you respond to this? Job fell to the ground […]

What Does it Mean to be Lutheran?

For many people today, the Lutheran label may not mean what it ought to mean. Much of Lutheranism, as observed on the world scene, is considerably liberal in its theology. A large number of Lutheran scholars do not accept the foundational premise that Dr. Martin Luther himself took for granted: the Bible is verbally inspired […]

Are You a Saint?

“You think you are so holy!” the man said sarcastically. “You are such a saint!” the woman said to her kind neighbor. These statements make reference to sainthood, but they are only figures of speech. They are not intended to suggest that the person is, or thinks he is, a true saint. November 1 each […]