Taking One’s Place in God’s Order (Part 2)

The following is a continuation of an excerpt from the newest volume in the Concordia Commentary series, Ephesians, in which Thomas Winger expounds on the biblical view of marriage and subordination to Christ as described by Paul in Ephesians 5.  You can view the first part here. Mutual Love and Service within the Christian Community(…)

Read More

Call Day–What’s It All About?

Every year around this time, our two Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod seminaries are buzzing with excitement over Call Day. Many people in the LCMS—from seminary students and their families, to district presidents, to pastors, to calling congregations—have been anxiously awaiting its arrival. But what exactly is “Call Day”? We asked one of our editors, Rev. Dr.(…)

Read More

Taking One’s Place in God’s Order (Part 1)

In the following excerpt (part 1 of 3) from the newest volume in the Concordia Commentary series, Ephesians, Thomas Winger expounds on the biblical view of marriage and subordination to Christ as described by Paul in Ephesians 5.  Ephesians will be available in print in just a few weeks. You can preorder your copy today(…)

Read More

Who was Anselm of Canterbury?

Anselm of Canterbury Today, April 21, the church commemorates this brilliant scholar and writer, who used his political skills with the British kings on behalf of the established Christian Church, affirming that it is the leadership of the Church, not the state, that is responsible for establishing structure and maintaining order among the clergy. Anselm(…)

Read More

Jesus Is Still Alive

Pastor Valerius Herberger (1562–1627) served St. Mary’s parish church in Fraustadt (now Wschowa) Poland during the most difficult days of the Counter-Reformation when a royal decree ousted the congregation from its building in 1604. As a deacon and preacher in the congregation for nearly forty years, Herberger left us a remarkable example of biblical interpretation,(…)

Read More

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(…)

Read More

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(…)

Read More

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(…)

Read More

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(…)

Read More

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(…)

Read More

error: