Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service: Regensburg

Historical Pictures of the Ev.-Luth. Divine Service A Documentation by Helmut Schatz English translation by Matthew Carver Original PDF // Previous Installments // Donate to Pseudepigraphus Regensburg Reformation Altar for the New Parish Church of Regensburg Painter: Michael Ostendorfer (1490–1559), mixed media on wood… Continue Reading

Week 28: Of the Mass (continued)

http://www.pseudepigraph.us/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ConcordCast-Week-28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWeek 28 Recap Daily Readings from the Book of Concord // Follow ConcordCast on Twitter // Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes // Volunteer Thanks to Trent de Marest, Dave Spotts, and… Continue Reading

Apol XXII.9–XXIII.4, Of Both Kinds in the Lord’s Supper » Of the Marriage of Priests

http://www.pseudepigraph.us/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/APXXII9toXXIII4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Tuesday of Week 26 Daily Readings from the Book of Concord // Follow ConcordCast on Twitter // Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes // Contact Article XXII.9-17, Of Both Kinds In the… Continue Reading

“Food for those who fear Him” — from Luther on the Psalter

Teth, 9: He provides food for those who fear Him.   Here the psalmist begins to describe how the remembrance of Christ takes place and what is done in it. First, he thanks God for giving him food, food of… Continue Reading

Communion is inherently closed, and it’s a good thing, too.

The following letter was written by a friend of mine and forwarded to me. I thought it was so good that I asked if I could publish it, knowing that the topic of “closed communion” is an oft-discussed— and oft-misunderstood—… Continue Reading

St. Cyril of Jerusalem: “On The Body and Blood Of Christ”

“I received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, how that the Lord Jesus, in the night in which He was betrayed, took bread, &c.” (1 Corinthians 11:23) 1. Even of itself the teaching of the Blessed Paul… Continue Reading

Luther & Walther: “The enmity of all heretics against the grace of God…”

All selections from C. F. W. Walther’s The Proper Distinction Between Law And Gospel, tr. W. H. T. Dau (St. Louis: Concordia, 1929). According to the Holy Scriptures the Lord’s Supper is not an earthly feast, but a heavenly feast on earth,… Continue Reading

St. John Chrysostom: “Let us then return from that table like lions breathing fire, having become terrible to the devil…”

Wow, wow, WOW! Golden-throat, indeed. Feeling down? Meditate on this. And then go with joy to receive the Sacrament of the Altar, which is nothing less than the holy flesh and blood of Christ, your righteousness and your Savior, He… Continue Reading

“They confess Christ who was crucified and died for us…, but they renounce the means by which we obtain Him.”

What follows is a warning from Blessed Doctor Luther to beware those who think that they rightly divide Law and Gospel without teaching the apostolic doctrine of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Incidentally, you’re not doing a whole lot better if… Continue Reading