As the Small Catechism teaches, we are to lead a chaste and decent life in what we say and do. We are to be discriminating, not promiscuous; we are to be faithful to whom God has called us to love and honor.
Chastity takes place throughout the entire life of the believer. It encompasses not simply the acts occurring in the bedroom, but the life we live together and before the world, in the clothes we wear, the jokes we tell, even the movies we watch.
The January issue of The Lutheran Witness discusses the “Chaste and Decent Life” to which Christians are called, in spite of a culture which has rejected it.
Christian certainty can be summarized in terms of the Six Chief Parts of Martin Luther’s Small Catechism.
The tabernacle signified God’s presence among His people Israel. Now, we look to Jesus to see the place of God’s presence among His people.
In the December Lutheran Witness, read how Christ’s incarnation was prefigured throughout the Old Testament and continues to be the source of greatest gifts today.
God provided blood atonement for sinful Israel in the tabernacle. But here in the manger lies the new and better tabernacle, built not with poles, rings and ram’s skins, but with human flesh, born of Mary.
This strong little song depicts the church on earth — the Church Militant — confident in the face of growing opposition.
How to speak with friends and family about the Lord’s Supper.
The November Lutheran Witness discusses the gifts of God in the Lord’s Supper under the theme “Fellowship at the Table for You.”
In Holy Communion, our Lord gives us what we need most: His body and blood for the forgiveness of our sins.
Christ has given you a pastor, perhaps a lifetime of pastors, to love you in Christ and care for you. Please care for your pastor.