Tagged: Ecclesiology

Chapter XXIX, Of the Church

Chapter XXIX.  God, after having raised up again man from his sinful state preserves him in his Church, which is the congregation of saints and in which worship is rendered unto Him, until it...

The True Church

THE TRUE CHURCH. —————————— “I speak concerning Christ and the Church.” — Eph. 5:32. “Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning.” — 1...

Introduction

I have often joined in the laughter when some one offered the dogs a bit of bread on the point of a knife and when they snapped at it, rapped them on the muzzle...

Part 2 – The Church

  As they cry out “Fathers and Councils!” and do not know what fathers and councils are, but would only deafen us with the words, so they cry also about the Church; but as...

Part 1 – The Councils

  First, Concerning the Councils. The word concilium gives us stupid folk immeasurable difficulties, even more than the words “fathers” and “Church.” I would not be a judge and master here, but only express...

On The Councils and The Church – Martin Luther

On The Councils and The Church Martin Luther   Introduction That The Church Cannot Be Reformed By The Councils. On The Function Of The Councils On The Marks Of The Church.