God uses Oppression to draw you to Him; Repentance is a gift of grace.

How do we make proper sense of plagues and disasters when they come? Are they always temporal punishments? Afflictions are not always temporal punishments. Sometimes they can be temporal punishments or natural consequences for specific sin but more importantly afflictions are consequence for general sin, which is used to call us closer to God. It …

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When it seems Heaven has Locked you out; is the Word Sufficient?

In these trying times many churches have closed their doors weeks ago. They would send out an email or Facebook post saying words of comfort yet their actions say panic. Once fully fed sheep would be left without Holy Absolution, Eucharist, Baptism, and Word. They would have to supplement at home with little help from …

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Plagues are signs of Eternal Anger to Point us to Christ

Plagues are signs. Signs of wrath. Signs of anger. Yet for one purpose, that is to bring everyone to repentance, to show the anger of God and to bring to faith in Christ. For us Christian’s, this is an excellent opportunity to preach the Gospel. Sickness is temporal, it can lead to death, and everyone …

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Concerning Christian Liberty; Chapter Four

Concerning Christian Liberty; Chapter Four Concerning Christian Libertyby Martin Luther (Public Domain) Justified by the Promise It is certainly true that, in the sight of men, a man becomes good or evil by his works; but here “becoming” means that it is thus shown and recognised who is good or evil, as Christ says, “By their …

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