Thus far, it would appear to be the case that there are no rights Americans would not be willing to relinquish so long as the Government and the Media scream loudly enough.
I do not know who needs to hear this, but:
We are in the middle of a pandemic; if you are not feeling well, do not go to church on Sunday. God will understand if you stay home and watch a service online or read your Bible.
How to deal with Atheists.
Step 1. “The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.””
God Almighty ceased to be the God of the United States in 1973.
Moloch and Mammon are the gods of the American people.
The contention: ‘All I need is me and my Bible.’, is self-defeating.
We gain nothing and lose much by moving even an inch from this position:
Elective abortion is murder.
The simple fact of the matter is that virtually all of history’s most intelligent men have been theists, and most of them would have considered the modern (self-important) Materialist to be an at-best-pitiable fool.
I honestly do not believe I have ever seen an argument from within the Reformed tradition that convincingly refutes the charge that Reformed doctrine inevitably leads to making of God a moral monster.
Whether or not you are catechizing your children, know that the world, the flesh, and the devil are ‘catechizing’ them in earnest.
The same holds for any flock entrusted to your care.
Things that convince me Lutheranism is correct:
- Lutheran writings.
- Writings from literally any other denomination.