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Martin Luther on the Simplicity of Sin

Martin Luther was right: “nothing is easier than sinning.” Sin is simple. So simple, in fact, that sin corrupts nearly everything we do. We sin by doing things we shouldn’t do. We lie, steal, murder, and commit adultery. We sin … Continue reading

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Gospel-Dominated Preaching

This series of articles is adapted from a recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary entitled How Did Luther Preach?: A Plea for Gospel-Dominated Preaching. My contention is that Martin Luther’s preaching of imperatives in Scripture is vastly underrated. Contrary to popular … Continue reading

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Preach the Law Boldly

This series of articles is adapted from my recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary entitled How Did Luther Preach?: A Plea for Gospel-Dominated Preaching. My contention is that Martin Luther’s preaching of imperatives in Scripture is vastly underrated. Contrary … Continue reading

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Preach the Law Intentionally

This series of articles is adapted from my recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary entitled How Did Luther Preach?: A Plea for Gospel-Dominated Preaching. My contention is that Martin Luther’s preaching of imperatives in Scripture is vastly underrated. Contrary … Continue reading

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Preach the Law Explicitly

This series of articles is adapted from my recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary entitled How Did Luther Preach?: A Plea for Gospel-Dominated Preaching. My contention is that Martin Luther’s preaching of imperatives in Scripture is vastly underrated. Contrary … Continue reading

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Luther Preached the Law Frequently

This series of articles is adapted from my recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary entitled How Did Luther Preach?: A Plea for Gospel-Dominated Preaching. My contention is that Martin Luther’s preaching of imperatives in Scripture is vastly underrated. Contrary … Continue reading

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Luther Preached Discerningly

Martin Luther Mondays are back! Don’t everybody celebrate at once. After a brief hiatus to accommodate our home renovations and recent move, it’s time to get back to writing. This series of articles is adapted from my recent lecture presented … Continue reading

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Luther Preached Forcefully

Martin Luther was known for many things, but his desire was to be know as a preacher of God’s Word. But how did Luther preach? This series of articles is adapted from a recent lecture presented at Concordia Theological Seminary … Continue reading

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Luther Preached Textually

In January, I was invited to speak at the 40th Annual Symposium of the Lutheran Confessions at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Over the next few weeks I’ll share a few excerpts from my lecture: How Did Luther … Continue reading

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The Lighthearted Luther: On Children

One of the things I love the most about Martin Luther is his colorful style. Although it sometimes got him into trouble, Luther was one of those guys who could likely bring the house down with laughter while pricking hearts … Continue reading

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