1. It is difficult to overestimate the importance of these early Lutheran hymns – and their physical availability in hymnals – in the piety of common people living in Lutheran towns and territories.
  2. The Battle of Frankenhausen stands as a warning for what can happen when we abandon the Word God has given us and chase after some vision of our own imaginations.
  3. The profound significance of Christ’s resurrection comes from the threefold justification it provides: it justifies the sinner, the sinner’s hope, and God himself.
  4. Five promises were seemingly all those apostles, staring into the sky, had to go on. Five promises that were more than enough.
  5. The price was really paid. Your sin remains buried in Christ’s tomb.
  6. Jesus continues to do the same for me and for you as he did for his disciples. He still shows up for us. He still speaks his peace to us.
  7. This article is written by guest contributor, Aaron Boerst.
  8. Defy the world with its “oughts” and “shoulds,” for in Christ, it is finished.
  9. The seemingly small, the particular, the previously overlooked, magnifies in importance.
  10. The death and resurrection did indeed really happen. They are accomplished historical facts, and by them, so too is the forgiveness of our sins and justification before God.
  11. This day and its meaning provided the opportunity for an anonymous author to write a poem for Sheer Thursday about Judas' betrayal of Jesus.
  12. This article is written by guest contributor, Aaron Boerst