The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Alleluia under wraps

Unitl it is said with great joy!

Q: Lutheran churches often omit the "Alleluia" in the Sunday liturgy during Lent. Why is this done--since every Sunday is a celebration of Easter and Sundays aren't counted in the 40 days of Lent?

Q: Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). Does this mean Muslims who believe Jesus is only a prophet will be condemned to hell?

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