1. The relationship between faith and prayer or belief and worship is mutual. Faith produces prayer and prayer expresses faith.
  2. On May 2nd, Cantate Sunday, in the year 1507, Luther celebrated his first Mass.
  3. Apathy, melancholy, and disillusionment plague the footsteps of the up-and-coming generations more than ever, especially in the realm of religion, and it’s worth asking, “Why?”
  4. What is it that the 13th session actually has to say about the Eucharist, and how does it compare to what Luther and the reformers confessed about the Lord’s Supper?
  5. Cyprian actually rejected the accusation that he believed in rebaptism because he considered only the baptism within the church to be a valid or true baptism.
  6. Both Hus and Luther arrived at the same conclusion: neither councils nor the pope had final authority in the church. Headship in the church belongs solely to Christ.
  7. In this final article in the series, “The Lord’s Prayer During Lent,” Philip Bartelt talks about the 7th Petition (“Deliver us from evil”) and the Conclusion (“For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever and ever. Amen.”)
  8. Despite the grave threat of martyrdom during his roughly thirty years of ministry, St. Patrick persevered and experienced enormous success.
  9. Looking back on the year, the narrative we’re fed is that we should be able to show how much we’ve grown, how much we’ve done, all the successes we’ve had, how improved we are.
  10. Instead of defining the true church in the way of the law, Augustine approaches the issue pastorally in the way of the gospel.
  11. If someone confesses their sins into my ears, I have no options but to forgive them in the name of Christ.
  12. When we read this chapter, we find that we are actually shaped by the word.