freedom, church, law and gospel, mission, forgiveness, ministry, sin, faith, grace
Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep
The proclamation of the gospel with its message of freedom in Christ Jesus is the compelling drive of the churchman's life. To say that the unifying principle of his life's work is the furtherance of the gospel is to say that he is conscious of the basic specification of his task. But it is saying more than that. It postulates a commitment, a conscious program, and the ability to carry out the task. It permeates the churchman's being and total personality, his dealings with his fellow servants, and his conscious evaluation of them and of self.
Laity; Ministers; Scholars
Meyer, Carl S.
"The Gospel and Its Freedom Today: A Foreword,"
Concordia Theological Monthly: Vol. 40, Article 30.
Available at: https://scholar.csl.edu/ctm/vol40/iss1/30