Can you please explain the dif between Christian “traditon” and Jesus’ commands? Exp; remember the sabath day, Christmas, Easter. Which ones are required of us by Jesus and which are just human tradition? Thank God for you all, and God willing you can do this for many years to come. ~A Dear A, In the […]

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Hello, As a student of history, I’ve heard a lot about Martin and Katherine Luther’s marriage. However, whatever happened to their children? Did they remain faithful? What resources would you recommend? ~D Dear D, Of Martin and Katie’s 6 children, 4 survived into adulthood, Margarete, Hans (Johannes), Martin Jr., and Paul Luther. Martin Jr. studied […]

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Hello, I was wondering if you could give a short exegesis of Hebrews 6:4-6. If you already have it on your site, just let me know. Thank you very much for your time and your teaching. ~S Dear S, The author of Hebrews is warning his readers about falling away from the Christian faith, which […]

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I read 1 Cor. 15:35-58 to say that this body that I type with is the same one that will be in heaven, but that it will be changed to being imperishable. Did Jesus redeem this body as well as the soul? A member of my bible study said “Paul seems to be saying our […]

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How do we explain 2 Thess. 2:15? I’ve seen Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholics weep for joy because they say this verse disproves Sola Scriptura. Dear J, It’s amazing what one can make a Scripture verse mean when they divorce it from it’s context. Paul here is exhorting the Thessalonians to hold fast to the […]

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Pastor, how does one repent? Is it not a work of the Holy Spirit in and through you? I am having trouble understanding this. I sin, I feel bad, I partake in the Lords supper, rinse and repeat. I feel so guilty as I write this, even after having my sins forgiven in church this […]

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Within your congregation, would you allow the “exhaustive” Bible studies/workbooks/DVDs by Beth Moore? What is your opinion of them/her? It is my thought that as LCMS, we should avoid those things that put a booger on our sandwich (doctrinally speaking) and not teach them, in spite of their popularity, especially among women. Your thoughts? Keep […]

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What is the true meaning and etymology of the name “Boanerges” from Mark 3:17? I’ve seen/heard it translated as “Sons of Thunder” but is that a literal translation rather than one based on the context? Because I’ve also read that “Boanerges” can be translated contextually as “Thunder boys” or “Bunch of Windbags” as the sons […]

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If a person refuses to apologize is it possible for them to place their salvation in jeopardy ? I have a family member that i feel the need to offer an apology to ….i feel as though i if i die without doing so ,i will go to hell .. I think the idea comes […]

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