Tag Archives: Martin Luther

A Mighty Fortress

I don’t usually reblog posts from other blogs, but this one really touched me today. Bryan Lowe has written a great many encouraging and helpful posts, this is but one. I always appreciate his perspective as one who struggles himself … Continue reading

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Man of Conscience – A Poem

Last night we watched part two of a two-part show on PBS about Martin Luther. It was very well done and informative. It inspired me to write a poem about Martin Luther for Thankful Thursday because I am thankful for … Continue reading

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Advent Prayer

It’s going to be a busy day today hanging out with hubby and getting our Christmas shopping done. Since I don’t have time to write something original, I decided to post Martin Luther’s Advent prayer from my Lutheran Book of … Continue reading

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Psalm 28 – A Mighty Fortress

Going in order of Psalms I’ve not posted before, we come to Psalm 27. I have posted a few verses of this Psalm as parts of other posts, but never the whole Psalm for Psalm Sunday. I think it is … Continue reading

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Works of Service Don’t Earn Salvation

It is clear in scripture that God has work for His people to do, but what is the purpose of those works and what do they accomplish? In his letter to the Ephesians, Paul explains the purpose of works: It … Continue reading

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Three Random Quotes

I have come to a point where the post-a-day challenge I took last Jan. 1 is becoming truly difficult for me to maintain. I think this is in part because I have come to expect too much of myself in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prayer

Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. I took the day off yesterday and spent the afternoon making pecan pie and macaroon cookies, and brining my turkey for today. Then today I spent 4 1/2 hours making Thanksgiving dinner for just … Continue reading

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A Mighty Fortress Is Our God

One of my fellow bloggers post a hymn every Sunday, and I love checking out which hymn he has chosen. Often it is a hymn I have never heard, but the lyrics are always wonderful. Because it is Reformation Sunday, I thought … Continue reading

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Remembering the Reformation

Tomorrow is Reformation Day, the day we remember and celebrate the work of Martin Luther and others to expose non-Biblical theology and practices of the church in the 1500s. It is an important day to be grateful for the fact … Continue reading

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The Politically Incorrect Narrow Gate

There is a movement in the church to forge a new, “progressive Christianity.” One of the primary tenets of this movement is that all religions and faiths are true for their adherents. In other words, progressive Christians reject the core … Continue reading

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