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G. Comparative Summary.

  Before closing the discussion of the doctrine of predestination of the Missouri Synod, it appears to be in place to summarize briefly its chief peculiarities, and to compare them with the old Missourian,...

F. After The Pastoral Conference In The Autumn Of 1880.

  The General Pastoral Conference in Chicago adjourned on the 5th of October. “Lehre und Wehre” for this month brought an article by Dr. Walther entitled “ ‘Absolute’ Predestination.” In this article he tries...

E. The General Pastoral Conference In The Autumn Of 1880.

  “Whereas nothing has hitherto been done on the part of the Synodical Conference to settle the controversy that has arisen with reference to the doctrine of predestination; whereas, accordingly, nothing remains for us...

A. Before The Formula Of Concord.

  Sin has most deeply depraved and corrupted man’s body and soul together with all his powers. His mind and will, for instance, rarely choose by nature, even in earthly and temporal things, the...

A. BEFORE THE YEAR 1877.

  Dr. Walther, as is generally known, was the theological leader of the Missouri Synod, and this in a way in which a single man has seldom been the leader of a religious body....

II. The Formula Of Concord And The Old Lutheran Dogmaticians.

  The line of thought in the Formula of Concord Article XI.: “Of God’s Eternal Foreknowledge and Election”, is evidently the following: The reason that this doctrine is at all treated in our last...