Comparison of Lutheran and Catholic Beliefs Regarding Communion

A couple of recent news articles made me think that perhaps a post concerning some of the differences between Lutheran and Catholic beliefs regarding Holy Communion might be helpful (I also find theological discussions endlessly interesting). Communion is also called The Lord’s Supper, the Eucharist (“Thanksgiving”), or the Sacrifice of the Altar.  My intent in this post is simply to …

Struggling With Sin

St. Paul is an apostle of the Lord, called by the Lord himself to be his messenger and witness to the nations.  Yet, in Paul’s letter to the Romans he says that he struggles with sin (Romans 7:14-25).  This man who we look up to as a pillar of the New Testament Church still struggled with sin.  He says that …