The Right Question

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Combine 500 years, a nail, a hammer, and 95 thoughts, and you have the springboard to the recapturing of the Gospel (John 3:16). This promise is for the whole world (John 1:29), that is, that Christ died for sinners (Romans 5:8); this is not your doing (Ephesians 2:8-9), and the faith that is gifted to you declares you righteous (Romans …

A Parent’s View of the New Explanation of Luther’s Small Catechism

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I’m not sure if you have heard, but the 2013 convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod directed the Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR) to create an update to Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, which came out in 1991. I’ve had the joy of getting early access to the text of the new explanation, and I wanted to give you …