21 May 2011

New Lutheran Quote of the Day

More important than the "how" of the Eucharist is the "why."  The sacrament of the altar conveys the forgiveness of sins, we say glibly.  But the forgiveness of sins is itself only a symbol of so much more:  "Where there is forgiveness of sins, there is also life and salvation."  -- A. C. Piepkorn, *The Church* p. 177.

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