Election and the Christian Life

The doctrine of election is not primarily the abstruse, difficult article of faith that most Christians – indeed, most theologians – are intimidated by (at best). Rather, in the Scriptures it is given as a source of confidence for the Christian, and a foundation of the Christian life. Like this: … we must always take…

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Who’s Doing the Good I Do?

Is it the case that the Christian does not repent but "is repented"? Is it the case that the Christian does no good works, but that the only good works of the Christian are those of Christ? This is what the Confessions of the Evangelical Lutheran Church have to say on the matter: 9. Likewise…