Tagged: Election

A. Authors Of The Formula Of Concord.

  David Chytræus writes in his Commentary on Rev., p. 373: “The norm and rule of the last judgment will be simple, easily comprehended, certain, and irreversible. The book of life, the decisive sentence...

Introductory Remarks.

  1) Over against Romanism our Lutheran Church holds fast the maxim, that we are justified and saved Sola Fide. i.e. by faith alone. To be sure, these words as they stand are not...

Intuitu Fidei – F. A. Schmidt

“INTUITU FIDEI” BY REV. PROF. F. A. SCHMIDT, D. D., TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN BY REV. R. C. H. LENSKI, A.M. AND REV. C. B. GOHDES, A.M. Part I. What Were The Contents Or...

The Present Controversy on Predestination – F. W. Stellhorn

The Present Controversy on Predestination: A CONTRIBUTION TO ITS HISTORY AND PROPER ESTIMATE. By PROF. F. W. STELLHORN, D, D., of the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary, Columbus, Ohio. Translated by REV. R. C H. LENSKI,...

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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....