Earlier, I mentioned this reader's edition of the Book of Concord earlier: Concordia, The Lutheran Confessions. As I said, it's a great read, a great resource to have. Sometime in the (near?) future, I'll show some areas of similarity and difference between the Reformed/Presbyterian confessions and the Lutheran ones. Though there are significant differences, there are also many… Continue reading The Beauties of Concordia (The Lutheran Confessions)
This is Luther at his finest. It shows two things clearly: 1) he understood Rome's doctrines clearly [note the "imaginary" language below] and 2) he understood the gospel clearly. This part of the letter is on the wall of my study; it is worth memorizing! 13. If you are a preacher of mercy, do not preach an… Continue reading Luther on Strong Sins: A Word to Preachers!