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On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses. These theses rocked the religious, social, and political establishment of his day. He did not come to his reformation on his own. In fact, it wasn't even his reformation. It was God's reformation won from Luther's deep, heartfelt encounter with the Word of God.We believe that we need world-shaking encounters with the Word of God like that...again. In this podcast, two twins, who also happen to be Lutheran pastors, will take listeners o ...
There is no other transitionary event in human history that warrants three full months of focused attention and persistent acknowledgment than the incarnation of the Son of God.
If Jesus is indeed the same yesterday, today, and forever, everything his enfleshment brings is already assured: life, salvation, and forgiveness.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
In this meal, we have communion with him and with all of those who have and who will partake in it.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
In the Lord’s Thanksgiving Supper, we are not served turkey, green bean casserole, and cornbread. We are served Christ.
The Word of Yahweh is not a trifling thing that can be visited only when it’s convenient. It’s a book of life, for all of life, that imparts life to those who believe in it and the God of it.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
Forgiveness of sins does not come in bits and pieces. There are no levels of forgiveness.
The Reformation was yet another era of history when God’s people were faced with the question that Jesus asked his disciples: “Who do you say that I am?”
We won’t use the right words, but the Holy Spirit is interceding with and for us, as we pray.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
Reading, understanding, and studying Scripture is a life-long process of contemplation in conversation with others.
A Sermon on Psalm 130:3–6.
Our experience with good fathers – even when they are not our own – can point us to God the Father.
Jesus meets us in our life of lies, in our falsehoods, in the untruth of our being, and in the company, we create to cover up our nakedness.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
Grace and mercy are a powerful act of the Almighty God. God alone can grant forgiveness and restoration, salvation from the sorrow of this world.
What do Habakkuk and Israel have? Nothing but the word of God. Nothing but the promise of God. Nothing but God himself.
In contrast to the human courts of our land, the Divine court never makes errors nor excuses
The same Spirit who gives us his overabundant life has also given us doctrine. Scripture and Spirit cannot be put in opposition to each other.
The tragedy of the incidental Christ I was raised with is that he was really no Savior at all.
One could reason that God might, at least, give the church a little worldly power.
Erasmus sought to find meaning behind the words of Scripture in order to make an ultimate claim. Luther, on the other hand, found the Gospel to be meaningless outside of Christ and his Cross.
While the insights in each chapter are uniquely personal to the individual writers, the overarching theme is one of the sufficiency of Christ.
Forty-five seconds is about how long I have as a pastor leading a Sunday morning service to sit at the feet of the cross and receive Jesus’ body and blood given to me by the hands of another at the Lord’s Table.על ידי 1517
When we — sinful, reprehensible we — become the enforcers of justice, we never bring about true justice. We either go too far or not far enough.
Jesus came from the heights of heaven above to the depths of earth below to rescue and redeem his long-lost love.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
Luther understood when the Word of God came it did not offer sinners a choice.על ידי 1517 Podcasts
Christ has taken our failures and defeats and exchanges that yoke for his own.