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Catechetical Refresher - The Sacrament Of The Altar

Catechetical RefresherThe Sacrament Of The AltarChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioAugust 21, 2018 The sixth and last of Dr. Martin Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine as found in the Small Catechism is: the Sacrament Of The Altar. You will get the most benefit from this essay if you have your catechism open as you read. The reason it is the last is because ...

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How to read Scripture Like A Lutheran And Not Like A Fundamentalist: Part 2

How To Read Scripture Like A Lutheran Part - 2Rev. Dean Kavouras, PastorChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, Ohiorev. August 27, 2018 Grace to you and peace to you from God the Father, and from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen. In Part 1 of this essay we considered how to read Scripture like Lutherans, and not like Protestants. It is topic of utmost importance because ...

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Summary Of Second Corinthians By St. Gregory Of Nazianzus

Christ Lutheran Church is currently studying St. Paul's 2nd Letter to the Corinthians in the Sunday morning Pastor's Class at 9:00 AM. Please see this very fine summary of that letter by one of the greatest of the great church fathers, Gregory of Nazianzus. What Paul did with the Corinthians, so nicely depicted by Gregory, is exactly the work of the Lutheran pastor today....

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A Retake On Ephesians 5:22 ff

Here are some thoughts on Sunday's epistle Ephesians 5:22ff. However I believe that the topic in this section, The Lord's Supper, actually begins in v. 15. If St. Paul's letter here is in fact a baptismal address to the newly baptized (as I believe it to be), then beginning in v. 15 he begins to shift gears now from the baptism they have just received to the Eucharist the...

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There Is No Point to the Mission of the Church if the Liturgy of Her Lord Is Altered

This article by Rev. Rick Stuckwisch, pastor of Emmaus Lutheran Church in South Bend, IN, comes with my hightest recommendation. Pr. Stuckwisch writes: The form and adornment of the Liturgy have developed in various ways throughout the Church's history, but its basic integrity must always be guarded and maintained. That is to say, the preaching of the Holy Scriptures of t...

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Catechetical Refresher - The Office Of The Keys And Confession

Catechetical RefresherOffice Of The Keys and ConfessionChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioAugust 14, 2018 The fifth of Dr. Martin Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine as found in the Small Catechism is: the Office Of The Keys And Confession. You will get the most benefit from this essay if you have your catechism open as you read. To date our study has review...

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Catechetical Refresher - Baptism

Catechetical RefresherBaptismChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioAugust 7, 2018 The fourth of Dr. Martin Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine as found in the Small Catechism is the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. You will get the most benefit from this essay if you have your catechism open as you read. If you asked a Christian missionary in the 2nd century, "why do...

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Catechetical Refresher - The Lord's Prayer

Catechetical RefresherThe Lord's PrayerChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioJuly 31, 2018 The third of Dr. Martin Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine as found in the Small Catechism is: the Lord's Prayer. You will get the most benefit from this essay if you have your catechism open as you read. Online readers click here for a catechism. In the Ten Commandments...

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Catechetical Refresher - The Apostle's Creed

Catechetical RefresherThe Apostle's CreedChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioJuly 24, 2018 The second of Dr. Martin Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine as found in the Small Catechism is the Apostle's Creed. You will get the most benefit from this essay if you have your catechism open as you read. Online readers click here for the Small Catechsim. In the Cree...

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Catechetical Refresher - The Ten Commandments

Catechetical RefresherThe Ten CommandmentsChrist Lutheran ChurchCleveland, OhioJuly 16, 2018 The first of Luther's six chief parts of Christian doctrine is the Ten Commandments: with their Christian explanation. A Christian must always read them this way or he will come away with the wrong idea. At face value the Commandments are the perfect way for people to order their...

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