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Blog Posts

Reading The 'Little Bible' (Properly)

Posted by The Lutheran Layman on August 26, 2014 at 8:36am — 5 Comments

"In Whom Is Nothing False"

Posted by Rev. Kurt Hering on August 24, 2014 at 1:00pm

Lord's Supper, receiving only a blessing?

Posted by robert auger on August 20, 2014 at 5:04pm

Come on in, the water's fine

Posted by Dennis E. McFadden on August 17, 2014 at 7:56pm — 3 Comments

"Ashamed to Beg"

Posted by Rev. Kurt Hering on August 17, 2014 at 12:37pm — 3 Comments


Distinctly Lutheran? 6 Replies

Started by tom in General. Last reply by Rev. Richard Mittelstadt yesterday.

Joint Declaration 2 Replies

Started by Norma P. Polk in General. Last reply by James Robertson on Saturday.

Creationism and Joining the LC-MS 11 Replies

Started by Jinc1019 in General. Last reply by Jinc1019 Aug 21.

Predestination... 11 Replies

Started by john mac in General. Last reply by James Robertson Aug 6.

The Law in Eden 6 Replies

Started by robert auger in General. Last reply by Rev. Robert Mayes Jul 3.

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James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion Will Anyone Be "Normal"?
"Are we more narcissistic than ever before? Selfies, social media and video challenges - society is becoming inundated with the me, myself and I W. Keith Campbell -  28 August 2014 There was once a young man named Narcissus who was so vain…"
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James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Manliness
""Act like men" (1 Corinthians 6:13) The expression literally means, "Be men," or "Be manly." Paul uses the Greek verb andrizomai in the middle voice. It's another one-word imperative, though it's hard to…"
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James Robertson replied to James Robertson's discussion Worship? in the group The Church Visible
"August 28, 2014 - PastoralMeanderings - Pr. Larry Peters The Primacy of Relevance. . . Worship today is the realm of relevance and everything what happens on Sunday morning is the primacy of relevance over doctrine, truth, and the means of grace.…"
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James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Read Me. (How well do you know your Bible?)
"Christians Can Be Terrible–You Should Know This Going In Christians can be terrible. As a reader of the New Testament, this doesn’t surprise me. One of the major premises of the Christian faith is that humans are so flawed, so…"
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James Robertson commented on James Robertson's blog post Got Courage?
"These Are Not Ordinary Times In normal times we have people being born, marrying, having a family, and dying – or situations more or less like that. When things are quiet and peaceful, we go about our business, and we do not exert too much…"
The Lutheran Layman commented on The Lutheran Layman's blog post Reading The 'Little Bible' (Properly)
"Excellent! Thanks for the reference."
Rev. Richard Mittelstadt commented on The Lutheran Layman's blog post Reading The 'Little Bible' (Properly)
""the Psalms A Devotional Commentary" by Carl Manthey Zorn.  Does a wonderful job of keeping Christ at the center."
Rev. Richard Mittelstadt replied to tom's discussion Distinctly Lutheran?
"While the sacraments are not distinctly Lutheran, very much the way we view them is."
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