Concordia Journal

Short Title

God’s Word Produces Faith and Fruit

Document Type



Concordia Journal, Summer 2014, volume 40, article, baptized, faithfulness, fruitfulness

Submission Type

Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


In his comments on the Sermon on the Mount in 1538 he made clear that the community’s light was to shine with good works, which meant specifically “the exercise, expression, and confession of the teaching of Christ and faith and suffering for its sake.”


Christianity | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

2 Peter 1:10; Matthew 7:16–20; Romans 13:1 (8–10); Matthew 7:17; Luke 8:15; 1 Corinthians 1:17–2:16; Galatians 5:22–23; 1 Peter 3:15; Matthew 22:10; Luke 14:23; 1 Corinthians 3:9; Amos 8:22; Luke24:47–48; Matthew 28:19; John 20:22–23 (31); Ephesians 4:15; John 14:6;

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Submission Audience

Ministers; Scholars

People in this Resource (separated by commas)

Andreas Bodenstein von Karlstadt, Elector Johann Friedrich of Saxony, John Hus, H. Richard Niebuhr, Bruce Hartung,