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The online musings from pastors, theologians and laity that will help you see the world from a Lutheran perspective. 

Joseph the Father

There are no accidents in God’s plan for our salvation. He planned and executed everything perfectly for the salvation of mankind.


A Tract on Life in Christ

In “The Freedom of a Christian,” Luther lays out the central Reformation assertion that faith in Christ and not works of the law justifies sinful human beings in the sight of God.

Lord Keep Us Steadfast

Luther’s much simpler and shorter hymn, “Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word” (LSB 655), simply wins the day, hands down.

Called to Serve

Martin was a career military officer, as his father before him. That’s the way it was in the 4th century in the Roman Imperial Army.

Creating a New God

Whatever you put your faith in, that is your god. So said Luther in his explanation to the First Commandment in the Large Catechism.

The Common Order of Christian Love

According to Luther’s teachings about the Christian life, the good works God desires of us are carried out in our vocations.

Temporal and Eternal

The two kingdoms doctrine in Lutheran theology is not just distinction between the church and the state, the sacred and …

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