The Law Is Not a Remedy for Sin

 (This is a re-post from October 2010) You cannot fully understand Martin Luther’s work unless you understand his distinction between the theologian of the cross and the theologian of glory.  This distinction is also important for us today especially when some are leaving the biblical truths of the Reformation for the traditions of Rome.  I… Continue reading The Law Is Not a Remedy for Sin

Forde On Luther’s “Heresy”

Just got this collection of essays by Lutheran theologian Gerhard Forde (d. 2005): A More Radical Gospel.  Here’s a great part of one of Forde’s sermons on Psalm 74:22-23 – the sermon is called Exsurge Domine! “[Luther’s] life in a peculiar way became the mirror, the vehicle of the cause, and he saw it.  Luther’s… Continue reading Forde On Luther’s “Heresy”

Everything is Done! (The Theologian of the Cross)

You cannot fully understand Martin Luther’s work unless you understand his distinction between the theologian of the cross and the theologian of glory.  This distinction is also important for us today especially when some are leaving the biblical truths of the Reformation for the traditions of Rome.  I myself will not and cannot go to… Continue reading Everything is Done! (The Theologian of the Cross)