Christ shall rise up and become king

God has ascended with a shout, The Lord, with the sound of a trumpet. Sing praises to God, sing praises; Sing praises to our King, sing praises. For God is the King of all the earth; Sing praises with a skillful psalm. Psalms 47:5-7 “The 47th psalm is a prophecy of Christ that He shall […]

there is no law

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger,disputes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, […]

Crosswinds

Winds in the high clouds often reveal themselves by  waves and undulations perpendicular to the direction of the wind. If you have winds at different directions in different layers, you can get cross-hatched clouds.

Come from the four winds, O breath

  as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold, a rattling; and the bones came together, bone to its bone. And I looked, and behold, sinews were on them, and flesh grew and skin covered them; but there was no breath in them. Then He said to me, “Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man, and […]

the most difficult art known on earth

Storm clouds pushing over the top of Mission Ridge, only to evaporate as they descend over the east slope “…the restless search of men into which their homesickness for the long-lost Paradise has ever and again driven them. It is intensely moving to see the fervor, the passionate tenacity with which men try to swim […]

you are all sons of God

the Law has become our tutor to lead us to Christ, so that we may be justified by faith. But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a tutor. For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. (Galatians 3:24-26) Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for […]

Society of Creation

Dedicated to its historic position on creation, The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod has its own organization composed of faculty from the ten universities that make up the Concordia University system. Society of Creation (http://www.societyofcreation.org) “We are an organization of full-time faculty teaching in various academic disciplines who teach at most of the ten institutions of the […]