The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Keys that unlock the Bible

Luther's law/gospel distinction opens the Bible to us as a word of life

We compared Lutheranism to a large house with an even larger attic. As we explore the treasures of our tradition, we first discover a large ring of keys. These keys are a wonderful asset to open the greatest resource of all: The word of God found in the Bible, which contains our story and hope. But it's a large and confusing book that needs interpretation. It might as well be locked as far as many modern readers are concerned


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