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Thesis IV.

THESIS IV. The gospel directs us to Christ — God has elected in Christ. (This part of the German original passed through the hands of P. Ernst before being printed in German.) In the...

Thesis III.

THESIS III. Election is revealed in the gospel and not in the law. The foregoing discussion has shown us in general that election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore no mystery, as...

Thesis II.

THESIS II. Election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore no more a “‘mystery” than any other article of faith. The discussion was as follows: — The entire Gospel is originally a mystery....

Thesis I.

THESIS I. God has irrevocably elected unto salvation before the foundation of the world all those who are saved in time. There is agreement between our opponents and ourselves on this thesis; this is...

The Blue Island Theses.

THE BLUE ISLAND THESES. I. God has irrevocably elected unto salvation before the foundation of the world all those who are saved in time. II. Election is revealed in the Scriptures, and is therefore...

Introduction To The Doctrinal Discussion.

  After Prof. Schmidt, of Madison, Wis., and Rev. Allwardt had raised objections in private to Dr. Walther against the Report of the Western District of the Missouri Synod for the year 1877, the...

General Introduction.

A TESTIMONY AGAINST THE FALSE DOCTRINE OF PREDESTINATION RECENTLY INTRODUCED BY THE MISSOURI SYNOD. GENERAL INTRODUCTION. On the 11th of October, 1881, the Revs. H. Ernst, J. H. Doermann, H. P. Duborg, C. H....

IV. The Doctrine Of Predestination In The Ohio Synod.

  From the very beginning, from the year 1872 till the year 1881, the Ohio Synod belonged to the Synodical Conference and sent delegates to every one of its meetings. She was next to...

H. Appendix: An Ally Of Modern Missouri In Germany.

  It is a well-known fact that modern Missouri,, for one thing, has disdainfully treated the almost unanimous disapproval of its doctrine among outside Lutheran theologians, as a manifestation of the synergistic spirit prevailing...