Lutheranism

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  • Understanding Justification by Grace Alone through Faith Alone

    Understanding Justification by Grace Alone through Faith Alone

    Justification by grace alone through faith alone is a core Lutheran belief, but what does this really mean? Breaking this up into three parts makes it easier to understand: the great...

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  • Understanding the Book of Lamentations

    Understanding the Book of Lamentations

    The Book of Lamentations is often skipped over. But it reveals a lot about God’s love and faithfulness. The following was adapted from the Lutheran Bible Companion, Volume 1: Introduction...

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  • The Musical Heritage of the Lutheran Church

    The Musical Heritage of the Lutheran Church

    With the celebration of the Reformation rapidly approaching at the end of October, I have been contemplating and admiring the role of music in the Lutheran Church. Music played a...

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  • The Lutheran Study Bible | Friday Favorites0:39

    The Lutheran Study Bible | Friday Favorites

    With the Lutheran Study Bible you can go deeper into study with references, translation notes, study notes, and more right there with the Biblical text. https://www.cph.org/c-2885-the-lutheran-study-

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  • LSB Companion to the Services | CPH Podcast with Rev. Dr. Paul Grime35:16

    LSB Companion to the Services | CPH Podcast with Rev. Dr. Paul Grime

    In this episode of The Concordia Publishing House Podcast, Rev. Dr. Paul Grime talks about the Lutheran Service Book: Companion to the Services and the history of the Divine Ser vice. Check out more c

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  • Opportunities in Lutheran Education | Lutheran Life Issue 322

    Opportunities in Lutheran Education | Lutheran Life Issue 322

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  • 5 Books to Dive Deeper into Lutheran Theology0:28

    5 Books to Dive Deeper into Lutheran Theology

    Curious about the Lutheran Faith? These five books can help you better understand what Lutherans believe, teach, and confess. 1. Grace, Faith, Scripture: Portrait of a Lutheran by Dan Paavola 2. Fait

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  • Unpack Martin Luther's teaching on oratio, tentatio, and meditatio in this book | Friday Favorites0:38

    Unpack Martin Luther's teaching on oratio, tentatio, and meditatio in this book | Friday Favorites

    Pete shares his favorite CPH book, Grace Upon Grace by John Kleinig. Learn more about Martin Luther's teachings the three marks of a theologian (oratio, tentatio, meditatio). You'll also learn about i

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  • Unpack Martin Luther's teaching on oratio, tentatio, and meditatio in this book | Friday Favorites0:38

    Unpack Martin Luther's teaching on oratio, tentatio, and meditatio in this book | Friday Favorites

    Pete shares his favorite CPH book, Grace Upon Grace by John Kleinig. Learn more about Martin Luther's teachings the three marks of a theologian (oratio, tentatio, meditatio). You'll also learn about i

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  • The Lutheran View of Salvation and How It Brings Comfort

    The Lutheran View of Salvation and How It Brings Comfort

    Most of the other people in the churches I’ve attended grew up going to a Lutheran Church. It has seemed pretty rare to find people who do not have a background of belonging to the church....

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  • Why Did God Harden Pharaoh’s Heart?

    Why Did God Harden Pharaoh’s Heart?

    When studying Exodus, we may ask: “Why did God harden Pharaoh’s heart?” Read what Martin Luther said about this difficult question in the post below.

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  • Music of the Month: “Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word”

    Music of the Month: “Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word”

    “Lord, Keep Us Steadfast in Your Word” (LSB 655) is one of Martin Luther’s most well-known hymns. It was also one of the last hymns Luther wrote. The text originates from Luther’s...

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  • What does it mean to be Lutheran? | Preview the book Confessing Jesus with author Molly Lackey0:55

    What does it mean to be Lutheran? | Preview the book Confessing Jesus with author Molly Lackey

    Being Lutheran is all about Confessing Jesus. In this video, author Molly Lackey previews her new book: Confessing Jesus: The Heart of Being a Lutheran. In the book, we'll explore the answers to thes

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  • Tips for Teaching Grades 1 and 2 | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum4:57

    Tips for Teaching Grades 1 and 2 | Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    In this video, editor Mary Laesch shares her tips for effectively teaching Grades 1 and 2 of Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum for Lutheran Schools. To learn more about the curriculum or order, visit

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  • Practices of Healthy Youth Ministry | Lutheran Life Issue 222

    Practices of Healthy Youth Ministry | Lutheran Life Issue 222

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  • What I Wish I Knew before Teaching My First Lesson

    What I Wish I Knew before Teaching My First Lesson

    My very first time teaching a classroom lesson was at a small Lutheran school in St. Paul, Minnesota. I was working with a class of about ten eighth-graders, helping them identify active...

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  • LAMP Update: A Year of Rebuilding for Ministry

    LAMP Update: A Year of Rebuilding for Ministry

    There can be no doubt that 2022 will still be a year of rebuilding for many witness ministries such as LAMP (Lutheran Association of Mission and Pilots). With the pandemic still lingering...

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  • 5 Must-Reads for Lutheran Teachers

    5 Must-Reads for Lutheran Teachers

    There are a lot of professional-development books out there, but few are written specifically for the Lutheran teacher. Take a look at some of the suggestions below. They include books on...

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  • Music of the Month: Lutheran Service Book: Companion to the Services

    Music of the Month: Lutheran Service Book: Companion to the Services

    I wasn’t born into the Lutheran Church, at least not in the earthly sense. In every way, it’s a miracle that I, a child born to a single mother in post-Soviet Russia in the late 1990s,...

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  • Getting Started with Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    Getting Started with Enduring Faith Religion Curriculum

    As another school year comes to a close, many Lutheran schools are already starting to order curriculum for next year. This year, we’re excited to offer the all-new Enduring Faith Religion...

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