Tagged: conversion

Article IV. Justification By Faith

ARTICLE IV. JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH By M. Valentine, D. D., LL.D.  (DOC) “They in like manner teach that men cannot be justified before God by their own strength, merits, or works; but that they...

Article XVIII. Free Will

ARTICLE XVIII. FREE WILL. BY H. L. BAUGHER, D. D. THE Article of the Augsburg Confession coming next in the regular order in which the several articles have been discussed on the Holman foundation,...

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Article XX. The Relation of Faith and Good Works

ARTICLE XX. THE RELATION OF FAITH AND GOOD WORKS BY E. HUBER, D. D. (DOC) We are falsely accused of having prohibited good works; but our writings on the Ten Commandments and other subjects...

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Election and Conversion

I have finished uploading and editing Dr Keyser’s reply to Pieper’s book “Conversion and Election”. Both are online now in the Resource section. I enjoyed reading Dr Keyser’s charitable rebuttable. Below I have linked...

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XI. The Question Of Lutheran Unity

THIS book has been written with two primary objects in view : First, to see if any new light might be shed on the doctrines in debate ; second, to lead up to some...

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X. Does the Bible Teach Separatism

OUR purely doctrinal discussion is now finished. But we have still more in view in the publication of this book. We want to see whether we cannot help along the cause of Lutheran fellowship,...

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IX. Missouri’s Favorite Scripture Passages

A PLEASANT privilege is now ours — that of examining our Missouri brethren’s favorite passages of Scripture bearing on the doctrine of election. We say a “privilege,” for the study of God’s Word is...

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VIII. Preparatory Acts of Grace

IN the next place, we must notice some things in Dr. Pieper’s chapter on “Preparation for Conversion.” If we mistake not, he never calls this preparation “grace,” but only “acts,” “actus,” “motus,” “praeparatio,” etc....

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VII. Salient Scripture Teaching

LET us examine a few relevant passages of Scripture to see how consistent and harmonious, how vitally organized, how divinely unified, the whole process of conversion is represented to be. First, take John 7:17:...

VI. Regeneration Working Faith

HAVING seen that Vocation and Illumination, being the work of the Holy Spirit whereby He produces awakening, enlightenment, knowledge of sin and the way of salvation, and also effects a certain enablement of the...