Suffering for Christ is a Gift

The Gift of Suffering For Christ   For it has been granted to you that for the sake of Christ you should not only believe in him but also suffer for his sake, engaged in the same conflict that you saw I had and now hear that I still have (Philippians 1:29-30; ESV) Did you…

The Forgotten Virture

The Forgotten Virtue Reading a volume of “Letters of Spiritual Counsel” by Martin Luther, I was struck by the words of one Luther’s associates who described the reformer’s practice when visiting the sick and dying. Luther would approach the sick man, bend down to him and first enquire the man’s his sickness. Then he would…