Category Archives: salvation

Slogan Salvation

All to often we hear statements from our challengers which are more like slogans. Slogans are fine to get one to think about the deeper message of the slogan – but all too often we find in apologetics, especially among … Continue reading

Posted in salvation, Slogan Salvation, SMW, The Other Pen, works | Leave a comment

Infant Baptism

Is Baptism Something for Infants? It is indeed fitting that this article follows the previous one posted on January 1st, the Feast of the Circumcision of our Lord.  Why?  Because baptism has replaced circumcision in the New Covenant!  St. Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Circumcision, Covenant, salvation, SMW | Leave a comment

Did You Take Time To Know Me?

Last Sunday, where we heard the Gospel message about the Transfiguration, the sermon I heard was simply wonderful.  I was speaking to someone recently about the Transfiguration, and they thought I was talking about the bread and wine becoming the … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore Catechism, Love, salvation, SMW | 3 Comments

Is There Fine Print in Romans 10?

“Before you sign a contract you had better read the fine print to see what is not covered,” so says Pastor Seltz of The Lutheran Hour.  He goes on to say that “God’s promises are not like that… there are … Continue reading

Posted in http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post, Justification, Lutheran Hour, Missed It By That Much, Rev. Seltz, salvation, SMW | 2 Comments

Faith Without Works

So what good is it if one has faith but has no works?  Now, we can all agree that faith is an indispensable ingredient to attain salvation, to be saved, but is faith alone for salvation the teaching of Scripture … Continue reading

Posted in faith, http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post, Nathan, salvation, sola fide, works | Leave a comment

Baptism of the Lord

What is baptism? What does the Bible say? Let’s start with Ezekiel 36:25-27 which states: I will sprinkle clean water upon you to cleanse you from all your impurities, and from all your idols I will cleanse you. …I will … Continue reading

Posted in Church, http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post, outside Church, Sacraments, salvation, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Works Part of Salvation Process?

Are we justified by faith alone, works alone or a combination of the two? What do the Holy Scriptures alone have to say about the subject? This idea that all truths of Christian right-living is found in Scripture through a … Continue reading

Posted in alone, faith, http://schemas.google.com/blogger/2008/kind#post, salvation, works | 1 Comment