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1517. The Legacy Project

1517 The Legacy Project serves churches and the world by providing a message of hope for those broken by the church, supplying theological resources that strengthen congregations, and modeling ways of engaging the culture in a manner that is thoughtful, courageous, and Christ-centered.

Sin Boldly?

A guest post by Pastor Erick Sorensen. Originally posted on the Christ Hold Fast blog, used with permission. “Be not overly righteous, and do not make yourself too wise. Why should you destroy yourself? Be not overly wicked, neither be a fool. Why should you die before your time?” (Ecclesiastes 7:16-17) The common knock against […]

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The Great Comfort That You Are A Sinner

What differentiated Martin Luther from other theologians, even to this day, is that he found great comfort in the knowledge that he was a sinner. For in the knowledge of sin God’s grace overshadowed the sinner. In his Romans lectures Luther flooded his students daily with this insight. As he said on one occasion: “God […]

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Cleaning Up Christmas

Gold and silver drip from the Christmas Tree. Soft angelic music floats around the dimly lit room. A warm fire crackles in the background. Neatly wrapped packages sparkle with anticipation for Christmas Morning. Standing back and admiring this perfect Christmas moment, I quickly snap a picture. Luckily, I preserved that millisecond of impending Christmas Joy. […]

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