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Why God Gave the Law

Why God Gave the Law

Your browser does not support the HTML 5 audio tag. Click Here to Download this episode Program segments: • Why God Gave the Law by Phil Johnson Email your questions or comments to: Fighting for the Faith is Listener…
ACELC — Unbiblical Removal of Pastors, and the Church

ACELC — Unbiblical Removal of Pastors, and the Church

This is the latest ACELC email blast. Visit the ACELC website to sign up for the emails if you don’t already receive them. Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2015 ACELC Free Conference Feb 10-12th at Kansas City, MO.   “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves” (Matthew 7:15). “Let a man so consider us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required in stewards that one be found faithful” (I Corinthians 4:1f). “Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and doctrine. For the Scripture says, “You shall not . . . Read All

Paul Reasons at the Synagogue of Thessalonica

17:1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. 2 And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, 3 explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This Jesus, whom I proclaim to you, is the Christ.” 4 And some of them were persuaded and joined Paul and Silas, as did a great many of the devout Greeks and not a few of the leading women. 5 But the Jews were jealous, and taking some wicked men of the rabble, they formed a . . . Read All

Epiphany Joys

Yesterday we celebrated the blessed Feast of Epiphany and it shed its great light upon us: the light of the open door to our shining home, where we join even now with angels and saints in praising the One who opened that door and made that light again …
Some rough water ahead for those who swim the Tiber…

Some rough water ahead for those who swim the Tiber…

All too often those who leave Lutheranism express the rationale in graphic terms — in order to be authentically Lutheran (evangelical catholic), they must become Roman Catholic.  I do not question the motives of those so attracted nor will I here engage in a debate over the rightness or wrongness of their conclusions.  It is sufficient here for me to admit that as tempting as Rome (or Constantinople, for that matter) may be, what you are leaving from will usually follow you.  The same ignorance of things catholic, the casual approach to the Mass and piety, the devaluation of orthodox doctrine and practice — all of the things we complain about as Lutherans is found in the churches that attract. . . Read All

Beyond belief. . . beautiful!

Koriyama Second Junior High School ( The Vocal Ensemble Competition Japan 2010 )Mozart Missa Brevis KV 275 Performed by Japanese High Schoolers. . .Sadly, too many high school choral programs in American schools are unison singing to a soundtrack,…

Thanks, CPH. . .

CPH put together this little infomercial on Advent and then followed up with one on Epiphany.  I am sorry that I forgot to include the one for Advent; better late than never you can see it now.  The one for Epiphany remains thoroughly relevant since we have barely begun this season of revelation of Christ as the Son of God. . . . Read All
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