1. False holiness is always a possession and achievement of the individual in isolation from the good of others. And so it isn’t holiness at all.
  2. Sometimes it’s important to go far away to learn of holy places back home.
  3. Justification and regeneration are, therefore, necessarily connected and have profound implications upon the craft of preaching.
  4. God is holy, nothing I say or do or pray is going to make God any more or less holy. So what are we praying when we say, “hallowed be your name”?
  5. How we define holiness will affect our approach to God.
  6. We continue to move into Isaiah and define the terms of holiness and glory.
  7. This article is the second installment in an eight-part series inspired by the Lenten themes of catechesis, prayer, and repentance found in the Lord’s Prayer as Luther taught it in his Small Catechism.
  8. We walk to the cross by the faith that God bestows on us, not by our own power, reason, or might.
  9. Jesus purifies His own and ends their identification as unfit to appear in His presence or in front of other people as the person we identify as our true self.
  10. Growth and maturity in the Spirit doesn’t look like we think it does. That’s because it’s backward.
  11. Peter says to “prepare your mind for action” and to “be sober-minded.” What does he mean by these things?
  12. Apart from bare, naked faith in Jesus' atoning work for us, no sinner is, or ever can be, holy.
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