Small Catechism Tuesday #Ep16 – Close of the Commandments

A weekly quick take on the Small Catechism. This week we close out the commandments with a summary of God’s threats and promises in the commandments, and what wins in the end.

Mondays in the Psalter – Psalm 49: Christ pays the ransom for your soul

Hear this, all peoples! Give ear, all inhabitants of the world, both low and high, rich and poor together! My mouth shall speak wisdom; the meditation of my heart shall be understanding. I will [...]

When the Church fails me – HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - When the Church fails me

HT Video Catechism – Ep. 7: The Fourth Commandment

This week on the Higher Things Video Catechism, Pr. Mark Buetow teaches us about the Fourth Commandment and the gift of our parents.

Baptism!

“We have now finished the three chief parts of the common Christian doctrine. Besides these we have yet to speak of our two Sacraments instituted by Christ, of which also every Christian ought to [...]

Small Catechism Tuesday #15 – Ninth and Tenth Commandments

A weekly quick take on Luther’s Small Catechism. This week we take a look at the Ninth and Tenth Commandments, which deal with the desire that precedes actual sins.

Mondays in the Psalter – Psalm 37: Don’t Worry!

Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and [...]

Christ Alone – HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Christ Alone

HT Video Catechism – Ep. 6: Recap of the First Table

This week on the Higher Things Video Catechism, Pr. Buetow recaps the first Table of the Law - Commandments 1 through 3.

Amen means this is true and comes from faith that dares to pray.

“But all depends upon this, that we learn also to say Amen, that is, that we do not doubt that our prayer is surely heard, and [what we pray] shall be done. For this is nothing else than the word [...]