Available again for purchase! The Concordia Triglotta

Available again for purchase! The Concordia Triglotta

The Concordia Triglotta is a unique edition of the Book of Concord featuring the text of the Lutheran Confessions in their original German (1580) edition and Latin (1584) edition, along with an English translation, presented in three running columns with wide margins for study notes. There is no other edition like it. This edition provides(…)

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How Long Was Jesus in the Grave?

How Long Was Jesus in the Grave?

We are excited to announce that the Lutheran Bible Companion has been chosen as a finalist for the 2015 Christian Book Award in the category of Bible Reference! One of the many great features of The Lutheran Bible Companion is the “Questions People Ask About …” section included in several of the chapters. These sections(…)

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Publish with CPH!

Publish 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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Luther on Prophecies concerning Christ’s Resurrection

Luther on Prophecies concerning Christ’s Resurrection

As we continue the celebration of the great Easter Feast, today’s excerpt from Luther’s Church Postil comes from a sermon on Acts 13:26–39. Here Luther addresses Paul’s use of passages from the Psalms and from Isaiah to prove the resurrection. In addition, he points out that Christ is both true God and true man (the Son of(…)

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What Does the Resurrection Mean?

What Does the Resurrection Mean?

He is risen! In celebration of this joyous occasion, we’re posting an excerpt from Craig Parton’s chapter in Making the Case for Christianity in which he investigates the facts and evidence surrounding the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Accessible to readers of all levels, Making the Case for Christianity: Responding to Modern Objections introduces specific intellectual objections to(…)

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Luther on Christ’s “Sermon” to the Emmaus Disciples

Luther on Christ’s “Sermon” to the Emmaus Disciples

We rejoice today that Satan, sin, death, and the grave have been conquered. Alleluia, He is risen! Christ is risen indeed, Alleluia! In this excerpt from Luther’s sermon on Luke 24:13–35 included in his Church Postil, the reformer reflects on the “sermon” that the risen Christ preached to the two disciples as they traveled from Jerusalem to Emmaus.(…)

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The Lamb of God Who Gives Us Rest

The Lamb of God Who Gives Us Rest

Sermon for Holy Saturday All the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures. They fell down on their faces before the throne and worshiped God, saying: “Amen! Praise and glory and wisdom and thanks and honor and power and strength be to our God for ever and(…)

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“He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows”

“He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows”

O loving and blessed Jesus, I come before You to meditate with true devotion of heart on Your bitter suffering. Lord, let Your woes, Your patience, inspire my heart with strength to vanquish every temptation and spurn every unworthy desire. This is what my heart would cherish most of all. What pain my soul’s redemption(…)

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It’s the LORD’s Supper

It’s the LORD’s Supper

Celebrating the Lord’s Supper is not an option. It is the Savior’s will. He instituted it. He commanded it. He said, “Do this.” This night gets its name, “Maundy Thursday,” from the Latin word mandatum, “command.” In the Upper Room, Jesus said, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another” (Jn(…)

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A Conversation with Dr. Andrew Steinmann

A Conversation with Dr. Andrew Steinmann

Dr. Andrew Steinmann is the Distinguished Professor of Theology and Hebrew at Concordia University Chicago and the author of several books and more than fifty articles and book reviews. He is currently working on two more volumes for the Concordia Commentary series. We recently caught up with Dr. Steinmann to talk about how he approaches(…)

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