Luther, in fact, discusses four kinds of “fathers” in the Large Catechism, in his explanation of the Fourth Commandment.
We give special attention to the days of Holy Week and all that Jesus taught and did in them. A beneficial devotional practice …
You don’t have to dig far to find a ghost story. … There are even ghost stories on the edges of the Scriptures.
The rite of Christian burial is often the last good work the Lord permits us to do for our beloved friends until we meet them again in the resurrection.
Three simple words, but words that cause the devil to rage, words that cost countless lives, words that are on our lips. What is it about these words, this simple confession, “Jesus is Lord,” that has so much power?