Monthly Archives: February 2011

Epiphany and Christ’s Baptism

Epiphany and Christ’s Baptism   The Baptism of Jesus (Matthew 3, 13-17) 13 Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John. 14 But John tried to deter him, saying, I need to be baptised by you, and … Continue reading

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Gay pastors

Gay Pastors Everybody reading this article should be aware that Jesus Christ was baptised by John the Baptist. What does that mean? Answer: of course, Jesus was no sinner who had needed John’s baptism, but he was holy. Nevertheless, he … Continue reading

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Sermon on the Mount 1

The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) The Beatitudes Jesus, the disciples, the people (a divine staging) Before, on the lake-stage of Galilee, Jesus had yet preached (Matth. 4, 17): “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” “How, … Continue reading

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The Cross

The discipleship and the cross   31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and [of] the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after … Continue reading

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The Call

The call to discipleship Introduction The word of cheap grace has been the ruin of more Christians than any commandment of works. In our subsequent chapters we shall try to find a message for those who are troubled by this … Continue reading

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Costly Grace

Costly Grace One may say, “what is costly grace, and how can grace be costly?” Of course, grace is for free; that is the very meaning of the word. Surely, grace can never have a price because then it would … Continue reading

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Confessing Church

Confessing Church During the Third Reich, true Christians saw a problem emerging: the Nazis tried to rule the German Evangelical Church (DEK, today EKD). Regrettably, a lot of the members of the DEK welcomed the Nazi-rule both over the DEK … Continue reading

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