New from Johann Gerhard: On the Gospel and Repentance

New from Johann Gerhard: <i>On the Gospel and Repentance</i>

The newest release in the Theological Commonplaces of Johann Gerhard presents two commonplaces. On the Gospel defines the Gospel carefully as the proclamation of God’s promises and forgiveness of sins for the sake of Jesus Christ. Since confusions continually arise on the relationship of the Gospel to the text of the New Testament, Old Testament, and(…)

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Newest Addition to Luther’s Works Presents Sermons from the 1530s

Newest Addition to Luther’s Works Presents Sermons from the 1530s

Volume 57 of Luther’s Works contains a selection of Luther’s preaching between May 1531 and June 1539. These sermons exhibit Luther’s understanding of the Trinity and Christology, Law and Gospel, justification, Baptism, the Christian life, marriage, ordination and ministry, and eschatology. These topics reflect, in part, the circumstances of the Evangelical church in the decade(…)

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“The Promise From Which Prayer Flows,” an excerpt from Praying Luther’s Small Catechism

“The Promise From Which Prayer Flows,” an excerpt from <i>Praying Luther’s Small Catechism</i>

You, your family, and your church are invited to return to the riches of the Small Catechism. Beyond its purpose as a handbook and outline of Christian teachings, Luther’s Small Catechism is also a prayer book for every age. Not a textbook, a homework assignment, or a friend for children only. In his book, Praying(…)

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An Excerpt from Sexual Morality in a Christless World

An Excerpt from <i>Sexual Morality in a Christless World</i>

A year after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage, we have a carefully considered response to our culture’s sexual ethics: Matthew Rueger’s Sexual Morality in a Christless World. Rueger demonstrates how Christians have been countercultural since the beginning, contrasting Christian views on sex with the Roman and Jewish cultures. An analysis of specific Bible passages(…)

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Q&A with Rev. Dr. Matthew Rueger, author of Sexual Morality in a Christless World

Q&A with Rev. Dr. Matthew Rueger, author of <i>Sexual Morality in a Christless World</i>

Matthew Rueger offers an honest and refreshing apologetic to the issue of sexual morality in his book, Sexual Morality in a Christless World. As we live in a culture that seems to be ever increasing its hostility toward Christianity, Dr. Rueger gently reminds us that there is nothing new under the sun. Throughout his book,(…)

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