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Anselm of Canterbury

On April 21, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) commemorates the great Archbishop of Canterbury St. Anselm.

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Come, Lord Jesus

When I became a Lutheran, one of the few things about my new church that I did not love was the Common Table Prayer.

How Does Faith Give Freedom?

In this next section of The Freedom of a Christian, Luther unpacks his assertion that faith alone justifies the sinner before God.

O Emmanuel!

And so we come to the last Vespers of Advent. Tonight the Great “O” Antiphon will be “O Emmanuel,” for tomorrow we will celebrate …

O Rex Gentium!

“You are a king?” Pilate said. “You have said so,” our Lord replied (John 18:37; Matt. 27:11). He was always a tad reluctant about that title “King.”

O Oriens!

There is a darkness about this world. And this darkest day of the year is but an image of that deeper darkness.

O Clavis David!

Revelation and Isaiah are dancing in the background of this name for our Lord. But the thought is clearly the opening of paradise, the door that was shut in the fall.

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