The Epitome is part of the Formula of Concord, the last book of the Lutheran Confessions. It is clear, concise, and a joy to read. Theodore Schmauk recomme...
Welcome to Comfort for Christians.
There is no greater comfort than the truth.
This is the personal site of Alec Satin, here to encourage you, on the web in various forms since 2003. View recent posts, peruse the writings, listen to a song or watch a short video of God's creatures.
Why do bad things happen?
Someone once asked the Lord, Who sinned? The man or his parents?
Jesus answered, Neither this man sinned, nor his parents: but that the works of God should be made manifest in him. (John 9:2-3)
No matter what you grapple with in your life, God's grace and goodness can be made manifest in you. This is his will for all his children.
May the things you find here be a help and encouragement to you now and in the future. -Alec Satin
Caroline M. Noel wrote the words to this hymn in 1870 as part of a collection entitled, The Name of Jesus, and Other Verses for the Sick and Lonely. I...
The Preparation of Redemption - A Summary of the Christian Faith by Henry Eyster Jacobs - Chapter 10
God gradually prepared man for salvation, and prepared salvation for man.
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name’s sake. –Psalm 79:9
Gotthold, inspecting the operations of a goldsmith, who was setting a diamond, saw him place a dark leaf in the capsule…