Steadfast Throwdown — Round 20

FB-ThrowdownCoverImageRound 20 of Steadfast Throwdown has now been published! It includes the following:

 

CATECHISM SERIES, PART 8 (link)

In this part of our Catechism Series with Pr. Joe Abrahamson, we discuss the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. According to the Bible, what is Baptism and what does it actually deliver? Why do some Christians actually make Baptism a work of us humans rather than God’s work of saving us? What is the role of faith in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism?

 
For the full catechism series, click here.

 

FARGO AND THE HIDDEN GOD (link)

Pr. Timothy Winterstein sees Luther’s teaching of “the hidden God” on full display in the television show Fargo. For the producers and characters of Fargo, if God does exist, He must certainly have no good will for human beings. All things must be a matter of fate. However, God’s revelation of Himself in the cross of Jesus Christ gives us a different picture of God. In Christ, God has indeed entered this fallen world plagued by evil in order to redeem and restore it.

 

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About Norm Fisher

Norm was raised in the UCC in Connecticut, and like many fell away from the church after high school. With this background he saw it primarily as a service organization. On the miracle of his first child he came back to the church. On moving to Texas a few years later he found a home in Lutheranism when he was invited to a confessional church a half-hour away by our new neighbors.

He is one of those people who found a like mind in computers while in Middle School and has been programming ever since. He's responsible for many websites, including the Book of Concord, LCMSsermons.com, and several other sites.

He has served the church in various positions, including financial secretary, sunday school teacher, elder, PTF board member, and choir member.

More of his work can be found at KNFA.net.

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