Vain Worries

In June 27, 1530 Martin Luther wrote a letter  to challenge his timid comrade Philip Melanchthon, who was tormented by excessive fears about the reformation cause.  Luther was frustrated by Melanchthon as following selection will show. Yet, his counsel served to bolster his friend. Luther’s central insight is on the mark. Melanchthon’s problem, and ours,…

Eating and Fellowship

Fellowshipping together over a meal is an important part of our life together as Christians, one we should not neglect. The Bible frequently promises that heaven will be a rich feast provided by God. Look at the words of Isaiah. On this mountain the LORD of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food,…