Don't go to church to get your ashes, but to eat the Holy Supper.
Jesus is a Sacrifice.
Don't limit this parable to conversion. This is what happens whenever the Word is preached.
It's not fair.
Tell everyone what you have seen and heard at the Divine Service for the Son of Man has risen from the dead.
Christ chooses to work through the Office of the Holy Ministry to give us His eternal gifts.
Marriage is an image of Christ and His church.
He washes us with the Holy Spirit.
The events of the day reveal Jesus as the Christ, Savior of all nations.
Christianity ruins Christmas...the world's Christmas.