When we speak about creation it almost always is within the context of: God creating, God destroying, or how man perceives God’s creation. We are always praising God as his creation, his paramount creature; we give thanks for the creation all around us as a present testimony to our Creator. There is however another voice, God himself praising … More God’s Praise of Creation
The doctrine of the two governments, two kingdoms theology, has prevailed in Lutheran circles. The Lutheran Hour Ministries (LHM) and their Telly Award-Wining segment, “The Intersection of Church and State” has gained recognition specifically in regards to this doctrine. In recent years an intentional revisiting of the subject has taken place for Lutherans, and even non-Lutherans. The … More We the People…the Church?
“Mercy! Dear God, what great misery I beheld! The common person, especially in the villages, has no knowledge whatever of Christian doctrine. And unfortunately, many pastors are completely unable and unqualified to teach.”—Martin Luther (Preface to the Small Catechism) Who are you calling a common person? An unqualified pastor? Who are you Martin Luther! I’d … More Mercy! Dear God..!