1. Rod Rosenbladt, the encourager of all things good, true, and beautiful and a tireless warrior for Jesus and the Gospel message, finally rests at the marriage feast of the lamb.
  2. He declared you what you might not always feel you are, but what you were from the moment he knew you, before you were you, when he foreknew you.
  3. The more I got to know Dr. Rosenbladt, the more I saw that he wasn’t a man divided.
  4. He was rooted in his own tradition but gracious with others when they wanted to learn about his faith or their own.
  5. Anyone could tell he enjoyed teaching theology and loved his students.
  6. One way or another, Rod always found a way to bring whatever story he was telling back to the gospel and God's grace in Christ.
  7. In a world—and even a church—full of distractions, thank God for Rod Rosenbladt. He pointed us to Jesus and Jesus alone.
  8. My goal here isn’t to selfishly reflect on all the reasons I will miss Rod because I know that if you are reading this, you may miss this man, too.
  9. A “good death” and “good life” are not accomplished through personal striving but are grasped by faith in the promises of God.
  10. This feast is the Gospel, “the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes.”
  11. In this article Amy Mantravadi give a short but helpful summary of the differences in Lutheran and Reformed thought regarding assurance.