How can confessional Lutherans claim that we have the correct teaching of Christ over against so many others?
Letter From the President
The teachings of the Christian faith are, in fact, quite clear. They are found in extremely clear, uncontested biblical texts.
by Matthew C. Harrison Jesus made outlandish claims about Himself, none more outrageous than that He is God in the flesh: “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30). The religious leaders repeatedly charged Jesus with blasphemy because of this. Jesus invited divine worship of Himself (John 9:35–38). Thomas, praising Jesus from his knees, called
This sermon by Friedrich Wyneken on Luke 2:21 provides consolation and encouragement in times of turmoil.
In light of the Synod’s 175th anniversary, President Harrison discusses C.F.W. Walther’s theses to the first Iowa District Convention.
Who we are — a 175-year-old church body — is important, but it pales in comparison to the history of the church. But what we do — preaching and pointing to Jesus for 175 years — is quite significant indeed.
Realizing the distinction between Law and Gospel turned Luther into a reformer. Here are six of those differences, according to CFW Walther.
To the suffering, the discouraged, the downtrodden, the preacher proclaims the pure sweet Gospel of Christ.
Christ demonstrated how precious every life is at every stage of development. He is truly the creator and “Author of life.”
It’s a marvel that we can “listen in” to Martin Luther’s own sermon on Luke 2, from Christmas 1544.
Christ humbled Himself and became a servant. We do likewise, freely, compelled by this Gospel.
Lutherans confess Scripture to be inerrant. We are also pledged — every one of us — to the Book of Concord.