If we’re waiting for some life-changing emotional experience to confirm a promise of God, we’re waiting in vain.
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The duty to teach children is the primary duty of fathers and mothers.
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
We Christians must be aware that our society is in the process of committing suicide, both literally and intellectually. Once things have come apart, we must again be ready to deliver the God who is for us humans and once again give our culture the source of human flourishing.
Transhumanism promotes uploading human personalities into robotic bodies so that people can live beyond death. But in view of the Gospel promise, the dream of humans without bodies, of our minds being uploaded into robots so as to live forever, seems less like a dream, and more like a nightmare.
The early Lutherans were also diligent to keep the traditional practices and ceremonies of the church, as long as these did not conflict with the Gospel of grace.
About the Lutheran Witness
The flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The Lutheran Witness is a monthly publication (11 issues per year) that offers Synod news, features, columns, Q&A's, and more.
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