On today’s program I interviewed Josh Brisby who is a recent convert from the Reformed to the Lutheran tradition. We discussed a number of the differences between the two traditions, both practical and theological. Here is the program Josh’s website can be found at http://downtoearthlutheran.wordpress.com/
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Luther said that three points needed to be discussed when addressing the Sacrament of the Alter: What is it? What are its benefits? and, Who is to receive it? We asked “What is it?” in Episode 24 so we figured we should tackle “What are its benefits?” next, in obedience the good Dr. Luther. Lutherans […]
HT: Rev. David Jay Webber Another matter which has worried me for some time: In your absolutely correct and necessary insistence that Christ is the only Way to Salvation, do formulate more carefully especially as regards hell. It is surely not helpful to be insisting at every turn that such and such shall undoubtedly […]
Sermon for the Second Sunday after Christmas, on Jesus being left behind at the Temple. Texts: 1 Kings 3:4–15, Ephesians 1:3–14, Luke 2:40–52.
Just and Sinner is soon going to be moving to Patheos. I just faxed in our paperwork, and at some point soon, all of the blog content will be moved to Patheos.com. If you are unfamiliar with Patheos, it is a website featuring bloggers from various religious convictions. It has been featured in Newsweek, Time […]
On today’s program I discussed pietism. I gave some historical context and a brief history of the movement. Most of the time was spent on Philip Jacob Spener. I talked about the influence of pietism, and both the negative and positive impact of the movement. Here is the program
Now that another Sunday is almost here, I’ll post my Sunday from last week. Texts: Jeremiah 31:15-17, Revelation 14:1-5, Matthew 2:13-18.
These thoughts are a continuation of Nathan Rinne’s post Playing the Pietist Card. It is extremely common in Lutheran circles to hear the refrain: “You’re a pietist,” or “that’s pietism.” The term is used so often that it virtually has no meaning any longer, and it is used synonymously with legalism, or salvation by works. The […]
I was recently featured in a series of interviews on issues etc. about the five points of Calvinism. Here are the programs: Total Depravity Unconditional Election Limited Atonement Irresistible Grace and Perseverance of the Saints