The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

William Huntington (1745-1813) "Behold, I say unto you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest,"? John 4:35. Beloved of God, I AM more and more convinced of the necessity of seeking wisdom, knowledge, and understanding with fresh life, and a supply of every needful grace, from … Continue reading The Colour of the Fields, and their Fitness for the Sickle

Sackcloth & Ashes

REPENTANCE ACCORDING TO 2 CORINTHIANS 7:11 It is for a very good reason that the apostle enumerates seven causes, effects, or parts in his description of repentance. They are earnestness or carefulness, excuse, indignation, fear, longing, zeal, and avenging [ 2 Corinthians 7:11]. It should not seem absurd that I dare not determine whether they ought … Continue reading Sackcloth & Ashes

Lutheran Divine Liturgy

The Divine Liturgy of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church (source) Based on the Order of Service in the Ukrainian Evangelical Service Book (1933), Edited by Teodor Yarchuk and Published by the Ukrainian Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession. (As Appointed for Ordinary Sundays) THE ENTRANCE HYMN AND THE ENTRANCE PRAYER THE INVOCATION Pastor: Glory to God … Continue reading Lutheran Divine Liturgy

Sacred Meditations

The audiobook for Sacred Meditationsby John Gerhard (Lutheran Scholastic) may be found here. "Meditationes Sacrae, was first published in Latin in 1606 when Gerhard was only twenty-two years old. It consists of 51 brief meditations on various aspects of the Christian life. Nearly four hundred years after its first appearance, it remains the only work … Continue reading Sacred Meditations

Rapture & Wrath

Every few months I download PreWrath podcasts and listen nonstop for a few hours. I'm not sure why I'm drawn to the PreWrath view of the church. I have a difficult time reading key passages in a literalistic manner which is the method needed to arrive at premillennialism and the PreWrath position...but here I am. … Continue reading Rapture & Wrath