Category Archives: reformation

THE KINGDOM OURS REMAINETH

The Christian church is under attack, just as it always has been. The Word of God is  challenged daily and rewritten for man’s advantage. When God inspired His human scribes to pen the words He wanted the world to know, … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU CAN LONGER REMAIN QUIET

It was the time of the European Renaissance.  King Henry VIII would distance himself from the Catholic church in order to divorce his first wife and marry his mistress.  The church was in the throes of corruption and was selling … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU CAN’T BE QUIET

Throw back Thursday, posted originally on October 25, 2016 “Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” Plato There are times when you can’t be quiet.  I believe Martin Luther had no intention of … Continue reading

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OCTOBER THOUGHTS – REFORMATION

I am a died in the wool, conservative Lutheran.  I believe in the Word of God as God’s own voice to us, inspired by Him into the pens of men.  Having attended Lutheran schools for most of my life, I … Continue reading

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BRINGING IN THE SHEAVES

This most colorful season of the year in the north country, is a sign that it’s time to bring in the harvest – to gather up the fruits of the spring plantings – to enjoy the sustenance and ready ourselves … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

Originally posted by atimetoshare.me on 10/31/15 Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE MAN

  “The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone. How did … Continue reading

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RUNAWAY

The air was cold and damp as Leonard Koppe and his nephew guided twelve women aboard their merchant’s wagon in the early morning hours of Holy Saturday.  This band of a dozen left the comfort of the convent to flee … Continue reading

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REFORMATION AND HALLOWEEN

Halloween has become a million dollar industy.  In fact, we just moved to the Halloween Capitol of the World (not sure if that’s been disputed) in Anoka, Minnesota.  Homes are decorated to the hilt. There have been numerous celebrations, parades and … Continue reading

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MORE REFORMATION HUMOR

I can’t help myself.  I get a kick out of these memes.

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REFORM IS SOMETIMES NECESSARY

“At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can’t.”  Rodney Dangerfield “To improve is to change; to … Continue reading

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THE WORD WILL REMAIN

As a historical event, reformation isn’t anything new.  Changes occur all the time, but the Lutheran reformation occurred at just the perfect time in history.  With the invention of the Gutenberg printing press, mass production of the Bible could be placed in the hands … Continue reading

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A LITTLE REFORMATION HUMOR

A Reformation meme from Pastor Lammi.St Paul Lutheran Church, Dog Leg Road, Dayton OH    

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THE SINGING CHURCH

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.”  Martin Luther One lovely result of the Protestant Reformation was … Continue reading

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A MIGHTY FORTRESS IS OUR GOD

The castles of old were built to keep out the enemy.  The walls were high and enforced by even higher stone gates surrounding them – a bulwark that never failed.  We fight a battle every day against the world, our flesh and … Continue reading

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DATELINE, OCTOBER 30, 1517

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 10-30-14 The man lay motionless in his bed, wondering if what he was about to do was even remotely logical.  His mind had been plagued for years on thoughts of obtaining a place in heaven.  He … Continue reading

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