I was Reading the magazine headlines while standing in line at the grocers...ever notice how every week or every month these rich and famous people seem to have some new wonderful thing that turns into some new drama the following week? They have money, power, and beauty or at least access to a good plastic surgeon, and can buy beauty if need be. Purchasing for themselves every new gadget out there, all the name brands, even have clothes designed especially for themselves. They travel the world
In Minnesota and several nearby states, there were Lutheran churches every several blocks. I'm not exaggerating. I'd never seen that many Lutheran churches in my whole life, before I went on this trip.
This has gotten me interested in the history of Lutheranism.
From what I've heard, Martin Luther had been Roman Catholic, decided that Roman Catholicism needed reforming, and eventually concluded that Roman Catholicism was unreformable.
In response to the Blog.
"You have something to say"
Tell me a Story.
you must think to your self
who does he think he is to ask
me to tell him a story!
Well last week a young person
came to see my Wife and I. and
the person and myself were sitting
in the garden, and the words came
to me "tell me a story" so I
asked the young person and
the response was stuttering, then
Updated Sep 11th 2010 at 02:17 PM by Amencorner
(inserting scripture to-day while doing my journal.)
Ok buckle up.... Cuz here goes.... This is going to be all about the phrases that bug me.... Let's see if they bug you too....
SINNER SAVED BY GRACE:
Did a SHOOT'N on this one.... Just about the worst thing a believer can call themselves.... If you cannot call yourself a saint.... Or a son/daughter.... How about a believer?
Or try these on for size (surely one has to fit!):
I've been called too radical, or over the top, even naive or just plain wrong. Why? Because I felt lead to go out with a picket sign with scripture on it. Naturally when I suggested this to my bible study groups they assumed I was talking about some stupid "doomsday" message. That was not at all what I was feeling lead to do. IN fact, quite the opposite, I felt the world needs real hope and needs to know that hope comes from God alone through Christ alone. Needless to say, no one would
Updated Sep 6th 2010 at 09:54 PM by Saved7