THE PODCAST

Iconoclasm

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What is the place of the visual arts in the Church?

Preaching Christ: Walter A. Maier

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We begin our new series Preaching Christ with Walter A Maier, the first speaker of the Lutheran Hour.

The Second Council of Constantinople

The Emperor Justinian sought to resolve the Three Chapters controversy by a new council.

Conclave 5: Special Edition

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The WFS crew celebrates our 100th episode by answering listener questions.

The Gardening Episode

Join us for the long promised gardening episode.

Godliness

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Therefore you must be holy as I the Lord am holy.

Between Chalcedon and Constantinople

The debate over the natures of Christ continued long after Chalcedon.

Crucifixion

But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Hard Times

Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?

The Election Controversy: Outbreak

The long dormant controversy over election now breaks in 19th century America

Spiritual Priesthood

Just as Christ is the greater High Priest, so also are we the greater spiritual priests of God.

Fasting

For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved.

THE BLOG

Rev. Dr. Walter A. Maier II 1925-2019

The name Walter Maier is not unfamiliar to our listeners. The…

WFS Expository Thoughts: Michaelmas

Self-denial is a difficult, but a godly thing.

Ruminations on Habakkuk 2:20

The Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth keep silence…

WFS Expository Thoughts: Trinity 13

Let us not love in word or talk, but in deed and in truth.

WFS Expository Thoughts: Trinity 12

Miracles always teach us something about God.

WFS Expository Thoughts: Trinity 11

Justification means to be righteous before God.

Propitiation

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Propitiation in a Christian sense is God's work toward us.

Measuring Generosity

Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.

Cain's Folly

Cain's wall, Jubal's instruments, and Tubal-Cain's forging all work contrary to the Lord's commands.

Created to Work

God created us to labor, as seen with Adam in the garden of Eden.

Erasmus Sarcerius: Comfort for the Sick

Erasmus Sarcerius offers consolation to the sick.

The Cross and Human Wisdom

Erasmus Sarcerius considers the example of the disciples in the relationship between reason and the cross.