An Interview with Dr. James Voelz, author of Fundamental Greek Grammar

An Interview with Dr. James Voelz, author of Fundamental Greek Grammar

Last week CPH was proud to release the newest edition of Dr. James Voelz’s Fundamental Greek Grammar. In anticipation of the book’s release, we interviewed Dr. Voelz about his work on the book: The first edition of Fundamental Greek Grammar was released in 1986. What made you first decide to write a Greek grammar book? The same(…)

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An Excerpt from C.F.W. Walther: Churchman and Theologian

An Excerpt from C.F.W. Walther: Churchman and Theologian

Called “the American Luther,” the Rev. Dr. C. F. W. Walther is celebrated as one of the founders of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and of the log cabin college (1839) that became one of the ten largest seminaries in North America: Concordia Seminary, St. Louis. The educational emphasis and precedents Walther set made his theological(…)

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Book Giveaway: Win a copy of Luther’s Works, vol. 68

Book Giveaway: Win a copy of Luther’s Works, vol. 68

**This contest has ended.** To commemorate the upcoming Reformation observance, and to celebrate the release of the newest volume of Luther’s Works, we are pleased to offer one lucky winner a free copy of Luther’s Works, vol. 68: Sermons on Matthew 19–24. Luther found in St. Matthew’s narrative rich testimony of God’s unmerited grace in(…)

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Fourth Edition of Fundamental Greek Grammar Now Available!

Fourth Edition of Fundamental Greek Grammar Now Available!

For more than 30 years, university and seminary students have been learning biblical Greek with the carefully crafted textbook Fundamental Greek Grammar. Now available in its fourth edition, author Dr. James (Jim) Voelz continues his emphasis on learning Greek through a fundamental approach, moving “from the known to the unknown,” from the easy to the(…)

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Coming this November! The Christian Year of Grace

Coming this November! The Christian Year of Grace

After Martin Luther’s Postils (sermons on the appointed Bible readings of the Church Year), Johann Spangenberg’s Questions and Answers was the premier Lutheran devotional book of the Reformation era. His explanations of the chief parts of Scripture, in question-and-answer format, taught and fed countless Evangelical Lutheran people of all ages and vocations for centuries. Now(…)

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Disputes over the General Epistles

Disputes over the General Epistles

The following is an excerpt from Lutheran Bible Companion, available now. The LBC, a two-volume set, covers every canonical book of the Bible, including the Apocrypha. This selection is from the “The General Epistles” in volume two.   Disputes over the General Epistles Before studying the General Epistles, readers should gain some understanding of their history in the(…)

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An excerpt from From Abraham to Paul

An excerpt from From Abraham to Paul

History matters, and God has acted within history to bring about His salvation plan. In From Abraham to Paul: A Biblical Chronology, author Andrew Steinmann presents an accessible timeline of biblical events with the result that while there is much we do not know, there is also much we can know from Scripture with confidence.(…)

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A prayer to end the day

Father of all mankind, into Your hands I lay myself and all whom I care for and love. Forgive us all where we have done wrong today and assure us of Your forgiveness and comforting presence. We rest in the faith by which we were sealed in Baptism, in the sure knowledge of Your loving(…)

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On the Importance of Biblical Hebrew

On the Importance of Biblical Hebrew

The Importance of Biblical Hebrew by Rev. Dr. Andrew H. Bartelt, Professor of Exegetical Theology (Old Testament), Concordia Seminary, St. Louis A commitment to “sola scriptura” must also recognize that the actual words that “men of God spoke [and wrote] as they were moved by the Holy Spirit” were not originally preserved in the English language.  Nor were(…)

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Martin Luther: Preacher of the Cross

Martin Luther: Preacher of the Cross

Martin Luther was not only a theologian, but a pastor engaged in the care of souls. In Martin Luther: Preacher of the Cross, author John T. Pless makes use of selected letters to present compelling evidence for the reformer’s application of his evangelical theology to consciences burdened with sin, haunted by death, and afflicted by(…)

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