Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — Commandments 1-3

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   I have been asked to offer a critique of the Revision of our Explanation to Luther’s Small Catechism.  Below are criticisms.  There is much to commend in … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — The 3rd Article of the Creed

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   THE THIRD ARTICLE (PART 1) Article and Explanation Text (top p. 89)   Perhaps just a typo, but “Christ” is missing after “Jesus” in the first paragraph … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — The 2nd Article of the Creed

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   The Second Article of the Creed is the beating heart of the Christian confession. It concerns the person and work of Jesus Christ. Here Christ is revealed … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — The Distinction Between Law and Gospel

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism. Note that the deadline for comments on the revision is coming up fast — October 31st! Download the catechism or comment on it by clicking here.   “The … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — The 1st Article of the Creed

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   This review is in no way intended to be the final say in a discussion of the Revision.  The intention is merely to begin a conversation that … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — The Office of the Keys

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   The 1912 and 1943 Small Catechism published by Concordia Publishing House called the fifth chief part “The Office of the Keys, Confession.” In 1991, the explanation of … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Reformation

The Gospel Notes for The Reformation from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, the Legal Half-Page … Continue reading

Montgomery / Kloha Debate – Information from Dr. Kloha

Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin and Dr. Jeffrey John Kloha, Provost and Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, will conduct a debate about the philosophies of Biblical textual criticism … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision — Confession

Here is another guest article on the proposed revisions to the Catechism:   Critical scholars doubt that Luther wrote the Office of the Keys. No such doubt exists for Confession; yet, this part remains unknown and unused by Lutherans. In … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Twenty-Second Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Montgomery / Kloha Debate – Information from Dr Montgomery

Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University Wisconsin and Dr. Jeffrey John Kloha, Provost and Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, will conduct a debate about the philosophies of Biblical textual criticism … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Explanation Revision: The Lord’s Prayer

Here is the first guest article on the proposed revision to the Catechism:   Of all 6 chief parts of Luther’s Small Catechism, quite often it is the Lord’s Prayer which is given the most superficial treatment in church catechesis. … Continue reading

Proposed Catechism Revision — Resolution to Express Concern

Resolution from the Pastors of the Eldora Circuit of Iowa District East.   To Express Serious Concern with the Catechism Revision   The following resolution was drafted for the purpose of discussion and dissemination among our fellow brothers in the … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Sermon — Pr. Tony Sikora — Our Life Together

October 2, 2016 – Proper 22 Sermon Text — Luke 17:1-10 Sermon Audio — http://steadfastlutherans.org/clips/sikora/Dr._Sikora,_10-2-16,__Scandal_.m4a   Grace, mercy, and peace be unto you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.  AMEN!  Our text for this morning’s … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Twentieth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading

Gospel Notes for The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

The Gospel Notes for the Eleventh Sunday after Trinity from the Lutheran Service Book’s One-Year Lectionary is now available. You may download the Color PDF, the Black and White PDF, the Bi-Fold Color PDF, the Bi-Fold Black and White PDF, … Continue reading