Concordia Theological Monthly

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luther, theologians, doctrine, faith, new testament, christian, lutheran, reformed, augustana vii, justification

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


In Europe as well as in the U.S. A. the question concerning the nature of the church is as much alive as the question concerning the nature of the Gospel Fundamentally one's ideas about the church are determined by one's position toward the Gospel. In the United States the Reformed theologians are concerning themselves with the question of the church from two points of view: the theological and the practical. As to the theological aspect of the question, the Reformed bodies offer a variety of answers, among which three stand out.


History of Christianity

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1 Corinthians 1:2; 1 Thessalonians 1:1, 4; 2 Thessalonians 1:4; Acts 2:47; Galatians 5:19; Luke 10:9-10; Luke 11:20; Matthew 4:23; Ephesians 2:6-7;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars