In its Lenten issue, The Lutheran Witness explores a few of the elements that make up the Bible’s counter-cultural vision for “the good life.”
Lent is not so much a time of “giving things up” as it is a time for adding things that increase our awareness of God’s mercy in Christ Jesus.
The darkness of Good Friday gives way to the light of the early Easter morning.
Concordia Theological Seminary presents its annual symposia on exegetical and confessional theology on its campus in Fort Wayne, Ind., and in a live webcast.
Are we ready for a serious go at journeying through Lent? If so, perhaps we should stop giving up things for Lent and use this sacred time to take up things instead.
See what’s available from Concordia Publishing House, Lutheran Hour Ministries and the Synod’s Worship ministry.
Life under the cross is life eternal. In Lent and in life, the cross is Christ’s gift and our pattern until that Day of Resurrection.
Lent is meant to be a time of increased opportunities to receive God’s gifts won by Christ’s death and resurrection.
The guide includes suggestions for special music, hymns, readings and Collects of the Day for Ash Wednesday through Palm Sunday.
In a new video, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison recalls the words of Martin Luther — “We are beggars, this is true” — and their relevance to salvation.