Week 13 Recap: AC XXIV – XXVI.26 (Of the Mass » Of Monastic Vows [a])

ConcordCast Week 13 AC XXIV – XXVI.26 Of the Use of the Sacraments – thru – Of the Marriage of Priests Thanks to Karl Tervo, Katy Schumpert, Kyle Richardson, Mark Harrington, and Rev’d Guillaume Williams for their contributions this week.… Continue Reading

Augsburg Confession XXVII.1-26: Of Monastic Vows

Friday of Week 13 Today’s reading: Augsburg Confession XXVII.1-26 Today’s reader: Rev’d Guillaume Williams Rev’d Guillaume Williams, Sr., is pastor of Hope Lutheran Chapel in Osage Beach, MO. He and his wife Christina have six children and one grandson. Rev’d Williams enjoys theology, martial… Continue Reading

Augsburg Confession XXVI.21-45: Of The Distinction of Meats [b]

Thursday of Week 13 Today’s reading: Augsburg Confession XXVI.21-45 Today’s reader: Mark Harrington Mark Harrington is a Lutheran layman in San Antonio, Texas, and an enthusiastic promoter of the Confessional Lutheran Church — because it just doesn’t get any better than this! Daily… Continue Reading

Augsburg Confession XXVI.1-20: Of the Distinction of Meats [a]

Wednesday of Week 13 Today’s reading: Augsburg Confession XXVI.1-20 Today’s reader: Kyle Richardson Kyle Richardson is a first year seminarian working towards his M.Div at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. Kyle enjoys studying church history, reading biographies, and sipping good scotch… Continue Reading

Augsburg Confession XXIV: Of The Mass

Monday of Week 13 Today’s reading: Augsburg Confession XXIV Today’s reader: Karl Tervo Karl Tervo is a Lutheran husband, father and entrepreneur in the beautiful Upstate of South Carolina. Daily Readings from the Book of Concord // Follow ConcordCast on Twitter // Like ConcordCast on… Continue Reading

Luther & Walther: “The enmity of all heretics against the grace of God…”

All selections from C. F. W. Walther’s The Proper Distinction Between Law And Gospel, tr. W. H. T. Dau (St. Louis: Concordia, 1929). According to the Holy Scriptures the Lord’s Supper is not an earthly feast, but a heavenly feast on earth,… Continue Reading

Rev’d Dr. Marquart on inerrancy: “Luther In Fact And Fiction”

From Anatomy of an Explosion (Ft. Wayne: Concordia Theological Seminary Press, 1977), Dr. Marquart’s brilliant accounting of the historical milieu of Lutheranism in its relation to the “1974 Walkout” (“Seminex”). Having now read his work thoroughly and pored over most of its… Continue Reading

Week 12 Recap: AC XXIII-XXIII (Of the Use of the Sacraments » Of the Marriage of Priests)

ConcordCast Week 12 AC XIII – XXIII Of the Use of the Sacraments – thru – Of the Marriage of Priests +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast… Continue Reading

The Augsburg Confession, XXI-XXII: Of The Worship of the Saints » Of Both Kinds in the Sacrament

Thursday of Week 12 Today’s reading: The Augsburg Confession, XXI-XXII Today’s reader: Rev’d Dr. Eric Phillips +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact   +VDMA

Augsburg Confession, XIII-XVII: Of the Use of the Sacraments » Of Christ’s Return to Judgment

Monday of Week 12 Today’s reading: Augsburg Confession XIII-XVII Today’s reader: Trent Demarest +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact   +VDMA

Week 11 Recap: 1529 Exhortation to Confession » Augsburg Confession XII

ConcordCast Week 11 1529 Exhortation to Confession » AC XXII Exhortation to Confession – thru – Of New Obedience +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact… Continue Reading

Week 10 Recap: Large Catechism, The Sacrament of the Altar

ConcordCast Week 10 Large Catechism IV.71 » V.87 Holy Baptism [b] – thru – The Sacrament of the Altar +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact… Continue Reading

St. John Chrysostom: “Let us then return from that table like lions breathing fire, having become terrible to the devil…”

Wow, wow, WOW! Golden-throat, indeed. Feeling down? Meditate on this. And then go with joy to receive the Sacrament of the Altar, which is nothing less than Christ, your righteousness and your Savior, He Who crowns you with love and… Continue Reading

Week 9 Recap: Lord’s Prayer, Sixth Petition » Holy Baptism ~

ConcordCast Week 9 Large Catechism III.99 » IV.70 The Lord’s Prayer, Sixth Petition – thru – Holy Baptism ~ +   Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact… Continue Reading

“They confess Christ who was crucified and died for us…, but they renounce the means by which we obtain Him.”

What follows is a warning from Blessed Doctor Luther to beware those who think that they rightly divide Law and Gospel without teaching the apostolic doctrine of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Incidentally, you’re not doing a whole lot better if… Continue Reading

Week 8 Recap: The Lord’s Prayer, Introduction (b) » The Fifth Petition

  ConcordCast Week 8 Large Catechism III.17-98 The Lord’s Prayer, Introduction (b) – thru – The Fifth Petition + Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact   +VDMA

Week 7 Recap: Apostles’ Creed » Lord’s Prayer, Introduction [a]

ConcordCast Week 7 Large Catechism II.9 » III.16 Apostles’ Creed – thru – The Lord’s Prayer, Introduction (a) + Daily Readings from the Book of Concord Follow ConcordCast on Twitter Like ConcordCast on Facebook Subscribe to ConcordCast on iTunes Contact   +VDMA