The Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5) The Beatitudes Jesus, the disciples, the people (a divine staging) Before, on the lake stage of Galilee, Jesus had yet preached (Matth. 4, 17): “Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at … Continue reading
The discipleship and the cross 31 And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and [of] the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after … Continue reading
The call to discipleship Introduction The word of cheap grace has been the ruin of more Christians than any commandment of works. In our subsequent chapters we shall try to find a message for those who are troubled by this … Continue reading
Confessing Church During the Third Reich true christians saw a problem emerging, the Nazis tried to rule the German Evangelical Church (DEK, today EKD). Regrettably a lot of the members of the DEK welcomed the Nazi-rule both over the … Continue reading
Costly Grace One may say: “What is costly grace?, how can grace be costly?” Of course grace is for free, that is the very meaning of the word. Surely, grace can never have a price, because then it would … Continue reading
The Christian Church currently experiences a big crisis. Never in history homosexuals were ordained to pastors. When the Church continues to pervert the gospel, God will abort the Church.