ConcordCast Week 32: Smalcald Articles, Part III, Articles III-VIII »

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Smalcald Articles, Part III, Articles IV-VI: Gospel, Baptism, Sacrament of the Altar

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“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

“Afterwards we add also the doctrine of the Law…”— The Lutheran Confessions said what?

In a previous post I highlighted what some departed Evangelical theologians— Drs. Luther, Walther, and Marquart— have had to say regarding the homiletical use of God’s Law. The featured content seemed, at least to me, to be not only confessional (i.e., in line… Continue Reading

Chemnitz, St. Cyril, and St. Hilary on the mystical union of Christ and Christian

HT: Brodi From the Enchiridion of Martin Chemnitz:   For the ancients teach that Christ is united with us not only by the Spirit or by His divinity through faith, but also through that participation which takes place in the… 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

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