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 gospel is for sinners – both the tax collector and Pharisee, both in need of the Great Physician.
  4. 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.
  5. Some part of us always wants our ability under the law to be just as important (or more) than grace.
  6. The notion that your goodness is “good enough” to make you right with God is a lie straight from the father of lies himself.
  7. Bathed in the waters of baptism, you are placed in God's path of totality, a path he won for each and every one of us.
  8. Jonah’s biggest blunder was a failure to understand that God’s grace is always undeserved and always falls on those who are unworthy of it.
  9. Paul knew that, without the resurrection, the Christian life was a “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video.
  10. This article is written by guest contributor, Christopher J. Richmann.
  11. He represents our likeness, fulfills it, and so has the prerogative to reproduce his likeness in us.
  12. Zwingli the Pastor provides an excellent introduction to the Swiss reformer’s life and work, focusing on Zwingli’s philosophy of church reform, biographical details, and mode of exegesis.