If people do not need to engage in good works to secure their salvation, why bother with attempting to live an ethical life?
John T. Pless
Politicians find it expedient to give an occasional nod to God, whoever or whatever they conceive the deity to be.
In this next section of The Freedom of a Christian, Luther unpacks his assertion that faith alone justifies the sinner before God.
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.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the decision by two predecessor bodies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to ordain women into the pastoral office.
Sasse was a faithful witness to the cross of Christ in his teaching and writing but also in a life that brought him into conflict and suffering on account of the Gospel.