A Devotion to Commemorate the prophet Jonah

A Devotion to Commemorate the prophet Jonah

A Year with the Church Fathers follows the seasonal movements of the Christian Church Year in a broad, general fashion. Drawn from the themes of Scripture itself, these devotions consider the salvation plan of God fulfilled in Jesus and carried to the world through the Church. Each in-depth, thought-provoking meditation connects Scripture and the Christian(…)

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A prayer as you prepare for worship

Blessed Father, on this sacred day I remember the glorious resurrection of Your Son, Jesus Christ, my Lord. By His death and rising to life I am counted a forgiven sinner and worthy to stand in Your presence. Now fill my heart with an extra measure of Your Spirit as I prepare to worship in(…)

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The Pastor at Prayer – Available for a New Generation

The Pastor at Prayer – Available for a New Generation

George Kraus’ classic The Pastor at Prayer has been revised and is again available from Concordia Publishing House. Kraus’ devotional is a Lutheran, pastoral, devotional prayer guide, centered in the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions. Used each day, The Pastor at Prayer will help form and sustain meaningful time in Word and prayer, the foundational(…)

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On the Importance of Biblical Aramaic

On the Importance of Biblical Aramaic

The Importance of Biblical Aramaic by Rev. Dr. Andrew Steinmann, Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew, Concordia University Chicago When the kingdom of Judah fell to the Babylonians in 587 BC, a new era began for the ancient people of God. During the Babylonian captivity, the language of the western reaches of the empire was(…)

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An Excerpt from Faith and Act

An Excerpt from Faith and Act

Faith and Act: The Survival of Medieval Ceremonies in the Lutheran Reformation presents Ernst Walter Zeeden’s classic study of how medieval church practices continued and developed within Lutheran church orders. Zeeden offers readers a unique perspective of how faith influences the act of worship. Historians of liturgy and theology will discover insights and important continuity(…)

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CU Chicago to Host Live Presentation of the Gospel of Mark

CU Chicago to Host Live Presentation of the Gospel of Mark

Concordia University Chicago will host a live, dramatic presentation of The Gospel of Mark on Saturday, September 13, at 7 p.m., given by six professors and pastors from Concordia Seminary and Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations in Saint Louis, Missouri. “The Gospel of Mark was intended to be read aloud to a gathered audience,” said Rev. Dr.(…)

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Walther’s Sermon for the 12th Sunday After Trinity

Walther’s Sermon for the 12th Sunday After Trinity

In observance of the Twelfth Sunday after Trinity, reflect on the following sermon by C.F.W. Walther (from the second volume of Gospel Sermons).

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An Excerpt from Grace Upon Grace

An Excerpt from Grace Upon Grace

What does it mean to be “spiritual”? Is it reading the Bible, praying, and worshiping in proper amounts and in a prescribed fashion? In Grace Upon Grace: Spirituality for Today, Dr. John Kleinig responds to those who long for spiritual fulfillment, clarifying that there is no process for becoming spiritual. Instead, God graciously gives to(…)

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Consider Publishing with CPH!

Consider Publishing with CPH!

Do you have a manuscript of a professional or academic nature that you’d like to get published? Consider submitting it to our peer review process! The peer review process is suited for smaller projects (e.g., a single book) by an individual author or a small team. It is similar to the peer reviewed process or(…)

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An Excerpt from The American Muhammad

An Excerpt from The American Muhammad

In The American Muhammad, Alvin Schmidt undertakes the challenging but informative task of documenting, discussing, and analyzing more than seventy parallels between Joseph Smith (the founder of the Mormon Church) and Muhammad. Schmidt elucidates the necessity of studying such parallels as we seek to understand why the similar acts of these individuals left major marks(…)

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