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The Way Of Salvation In The Lutheran Church

THE WAY OF SALVATION IN The Lutheran Church BY G. H. GERBERDING, D.D., LL.D. PROFESSOR IN CHICAGO SEMINARY OF THE EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH MAYWOOD, ILL. WRITTEN FOR THE COMMON PEOPLE ALSO FOR USE IN...

1. Concerning The Existence Of God.

§1. CONCERNING THE EXISTENCE OF GOD.  Christian Dogmatics presupposes God’s existence. If God did not exist, no theology could be written. Every man is certain of his own existence and is likewise convinced that...

Chapter XXII, Of Regeneration.

Chapter XXII.  Converted men are born again by God, not by essentially changing their nature, but by mortifying their sinful passions, and evil deeds, and by stirring up all human energies to holy works...

Chapter XXI, Of Man’s Renewing

Chapter XXI.  The converted man is renewed by God, so that he might be transferred from a state of sinfulness, into the state of original purity, justice and holiness.  ———————————————— 563. The renewing and...

Chapter XX, Of Conversion

Chapter XX. God converts the repenting sinner, that his understanding might be enlightened for the purposes of the knowledge of God and of His merciful will; and that all his energies might be turned...

Preface

PREFACE BY THE REV. WILLIAM LOEHE MINISTER OF NEW DETTELSAU, BAVARIA.  ——————————— The attempt which is hereby made, to present to those of our countrymen, who have settled in North America, and to whom...

Chapter XIX, Justification, Faith, and Good Works.

Chapter XIX.  God summons the repenting sinner before His judgement seat, and after having convicted him of his sins, and pronounced punishment over him, He justifies him, and in mercy forgives him all his...

Chapter XVIII, Of Repentance

Chapter XVIII.  In order that men might in reality come to that salvation, to which they have been called by God, they are by Him led to it by means of sincere repentance, in...

Chapter XII, Of God’s Judgment over the Sinner

Chapter XII.  Whenever man appears in such a state before God, the righteous judge, He in His justice, requires of him, an entire obedience to all His divine commandments; and that man, in consequence...

Chapter XI, Actual Sin and the Sin Against the Holy Ghost.

Chapter XI Actual sin, which originates with the original sin and with the temptations of the world and the devil, and with which all men are beset, consists of different kinds, which nevertheless all...