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181 – Resurrection of all the Dead

 RESURRECTION OF ALL THE DEAD   § 181. The first 1 act of Christ on His second advent 2 and of the Holy Trinity, 3 at the last day, 4 will be the quickening or resuscitation of all the dead, 5

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Excerpts – Baptism

Excerpts Regarding Baptism   Excerpt from: A Brief Sketch of the Doctrinal Position of the Concordia Lutheran Conference Baptism is the divinely-instituted application of water by any convenient mode, according to Christ’s command and connected with His Word. As a “washing of

LC-MS Errors

From the May – June 1996 issue of The Concordia Lutheran [EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article was written originally for a local church member for his private use.]   A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE DOCTRINAL ERRORS OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD For

Orthodox Practice

The Vital Relationship of Orthodox Practice to Orthodoxy in Doctrine “Why call ye Me, ‘Lord, Lord!’ and do not the things which I say?” —Luke 6:46 [This timely topic was thoroughly discussed at our Summer Plenary Pastoral Conference, June 19, 2007 and

Doctrine

PREAMBLE 1.In obedience to the Word of God (Romans 16:17; Titus 3:10), a number of our original members withdrew from the Missouri Synod [LCMS] in the year 1951 for the following reasons: a. Because of that Synod’s progressive deterioration in

The Nature of a True State of Confession, Especially on the Part of a Church Body

THE NATURE OF A TRUE STATE OF CONFESSION    ESPECIALLY ON THE PART OF A CHURCH BODY Essay presented by Rev. Paul R. Bloedel to the Convention, Aug. 25, 1957 I. HISTORICAL MATERIAL CONCERNING “STATUS CONFESSIONIS“ II. SCRIPTURAL BASIS FOR STATUS CONFESSION Admonition

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Congregational Autonomy and Fellowship Essay

“It strikes us as a very important consideration in understanding the nature and the sovereignty of a Christian congregation that the New Testament never applies the term ekklesia to a corporate body acting as a unit, and particularly as a governing

Excerpts on Church and Ministry Documents

Excerpts from selected CLC documents on this Web site regarding Church and Ministry Dr. F. Pieper, (1852 – 1931; Professor, Missouri Synod): “We maintain that the formation of Christian congregations, and membership in them, is not a human but a

The Doctrine of the Church and its Ministry

A Catechism on the Doctrine of the Church and its Ministryas it relates to the False Teaching of the*WELS, ELS, CoLC and their followers *WELS Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod; CoLC Church of the Lutheran Confession; ELS Evangelical Lutheran Synod (The

This Scriptural Position We Still Hold

This Scriptural Position We Still Hold A PLEA TO ALL OUR FORMER BRETHREN and TO ALL WHO LOVE THE TRUTH (Regarding Church and Ministry) In this document, our Concordia Lutheran Conference presents the results of its intensive study, over the

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