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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Law and Gospel; the Lutheran Understanding

DIVISIONS OF THEOLOGY CONCEIVED AS DOCTRINE. - John Theodore Mueller Theology, considered objectively, is Christian doctrine, or Bible doctrine, which, as we have seen before, is inspired in all its parts, so that in the whole Bible there is not a single teaching which is not divinely given and profitable for salvation. Nevertheless, while it is …

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What Luther teaches us about the Fifth Commandment and Coronavirus

Today’s article comes from Christianity Today and can be found here. The article is titled: Is It Faithful to Flee an Epidemic? What Martin Luther Teaches Us About Coronavirus Written by EMMY YANG There are plenty of reasons to be cautious during an outbreak, even during cold and flu season. It’s always beneficial to wash your …

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Is Lent the Answer to Sexual Addiction?

Is Lent that magical time of year when we get a second chance to try to keep our new years resolution? What about addiction, can we fight it and overcome it with will power? This article addresses these questions and more including: Can a Christian lose their salvation? Check out the reblogged article below.

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Today’s article comes from the Christian Post and can be found here. The article is titled:

Have you heard of give up lust for Lent campaign?

ByEddie Capparucci, Op-Ed Contributor

The Law. Don’t do this, but do this instead. It’s a fascinating show of original sin when people think that the way to stop sinning or to overcome a struggle with sin, is to use more Law. As I read the headline if this article I was fairly certain that I wasn’t going to be getting the Gospel as the answer to such struggle with sin and temptation. Let’s dive in and see how this plays out.

“Did you know statistics show believers struggle with pornography as much as non-believers? Pornography use is a silent sin inflicting far too many Christian men. And with their inability to stop using pornography, these men desperately keep their shameful behavior…

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Porn Addiction; Here is your Cure

In case you or someone you know has a sexual addiction… There is forgiveness, hope, and freedom.

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Today I will be discussing an article from Christian Headlines titled:

Does the Law Already Ban Porn? – Robert George’s Letter to William Barr

Written by JohnStonestreet and Shane Morris| Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | The article can be found here.

I won’t be discussing too much about this article. There are a few quotes I thought worth mentioning. However, as I read this article I was reminded of a few things that I think would be beneficial to my readers and the church at large.

Writers like Catholic Matt Walsh at the Daily Wire made the case that porn is no longer an issue of private morality, if it ever was. Today, porn is a public health crisis. Mountains of evidence reveal not only its addictive power but also its devastating consequences for women and children. Walsh argued that free market solutions have been exhausted, and so…

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