Concordia Theological Monthly

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christian education, teaching, preaching, faith, didache, doctrine, kerygma, lutheran

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


The present topic enables the discussion of a number of crucial questions. Kerygma, "proclamation," designates the message of the Christian Gospel. Didache, "instruction," has been employed to summarize the teaching of the Bible concerning Christian behavior. Are these terms employed with due attention to their Biblical usage? What is the relation of the one to the other? How are they to be used in religious education? Is religious education adequately structured by these two concepts in combination and in sequence? If so, what is the sequence to be?


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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

Matthew 4:23; Matthew 9:35; Matthew 11:1; Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 5:42; Acts 15:35; Acts 28:31; Mark 4:2; Mark 8:31; Luke 12:12; Matthew 7:29; John 8:28; John 14:26; Acts 5:25; Acts 18:11; 1 Corinthians 4:17; Colossians 2:7; Hebrews 5:12; Hebrews 6:1-2; 1 John 2:27; 1 Timothy 2:12; 1 Timothy 4:11; 1 Timothy 6:2;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars