Tag Archives: Martin Luther

Church Government; August 18, 2018


Acts 6:2 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables.” The whole matter of equality, democracy … Continue reading

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March 4, 2015


2 Timothy 2:24-25 And the Lord’s servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading … Continue reading

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November 21, 2014


James 2:26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. Martin Luther, having rediscovered salvation by grace through faith, considered James to be “a book of straw,” but it has always been something of … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013


James 2:26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. Martin Luther was so consumed by his rediscovery that we are saved by faith that he called James a “book of straw.” However, it … Continue reading

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August 10, 2012


James 2:26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. This verse is the capstone on James’ reasoned argument from verse 14 on, and as such is extremely to the point. Martin Luther disliked … Continue reading

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