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Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

The hymn "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" is a favorite of Lutherans and other Christians as well. In this article the author gives an outstanding explanation of the piece, its history and its melody. Listen to it here....

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Hermeneutics are the "rules" by which one interprets the Bible. Everyone has them; and everyone, moreover, has a catechism which is the distillation and conclusions of one's interpretive / hermeneutical methods. Even the Fundamentalist who claims the Bible alone as his catechism betrays himself, and his hermeneutical methods the moment he underlines a passage, or notes wh...

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What Is The Book Of Hebrews - The Complete Work Of Christ

After much study and analysis I have a theory about the Book of Hebrews; that it is the transcript of a Divine Service from beginning to end. Imagine a court reporter taking down every word of a normal Eucharistic liturgy in the LCMS (p. 184). It would open with the invocation and close with the benediction or possibly a parting hymn. Every word would be taken down but in ...

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I Will Not Be Denied - On 50 Years Of Legal Abortion

Monday, January 22st, marks the 50th year since the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that opened the floodgates for legal abortion. In that time period the largest holocaust in world history has taken place before our blurry eyes, inside of institutions that we thoughtlessly drive past daily, and nary a word is raised. The word "abortion" has two connotations. One is the...

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Last Sunday of the Church Year (C) - Epistle

The epistle for the Last Sunday of the Church Year is a beauty; see my translation below. Besides the divine knowledge that it imparts to us - unknowable by any man except God should reveal it - there is the matter of its format. I organize it in the form of versicles and responses because it so naturally accomodates that oldest and most well-known form of Holy Christian ...

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Malachi 3:13-18 - Last Sunday Of Church Year (C) A Lesson In Biblical Translation & Interpretation

I think we can safely assume that what was originally the prophecy ofthe prophets, in time, became fixed into a liturgical format that wasread aloud, and antiphonally prayed by faithful Israel in her worship.The context of the entire book from start to finish is addressed toworshiping Israel and her clergy. Further this prophet it is easily divided into versicles and resp...

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A Retake On Hebrews 13 (updated)

This may be one of the most mis-translated and thus mis-interpreted chapters of all Scripture. Below is my translation interspersed with explanatory comments. 1 Let brotherly love (eucharist) now proceed. This should be heard as a 1st century Preface. 2 Do not neglect to [eucharistically] welcome strangers [those from other communions who are in your region]; for by so d...

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Living The Baptismal Life

St. Paul's "letter" to the Colossians is more than a letter. It is, in fact, a baptismal address written to the newly baptized in the church at Colossae teaching them (and us) about the baptismal life. Though it is addressed to the baptized the vice and virtue listed herein is God's will for all men, a will and way of life that one disregards at his own peril. It is tru...

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Christian Response To "Wokeness" - Must See

Please view this video entitled: A Christian Response To Wokeness, and pass it on as able. Best if it is viewed several times....

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Fainting Couch

Do you have a fainting couch for sale? It should fetch a good price these days. A huge collision took place on the 4th of July. Cultural ideologists suffered a high speed crash with reality. They had been gatting about like chickens without a head since the Buffalo Massacre. Uvalde TX lit their hair on fire. The Highland Park Massacre on July 4th has added petroleum jelly...

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