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American Lutheranism

Volume 1: Early History of American Lutheranism and The Tennessee Synod

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Author: Friedrich Bente
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,931 / 284 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.9
LoC Categories: BL, BR
Downloads: 1,915
Added to site: 2007.03.31
mnybks.net#: 16427
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, History
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race of God, in his heart, put his trust in Christ. And a Lutheran may confess Christ and the doctrine of grace with his lips, and yet in his heart rely on his own good character. False Churches as such, however, inasmuch as theirs is a banner of rebellion in the kingdom of Christ, do not exist by God's approval, but merely by His sufferance. It is their duty to reform on a basis of doctrinal purity and absolute conformity with the Word of God.

4. The Lutheran Church the True Visible Church.--The Lutheran Church is the only known religious body which, in the Book of Concord of 1580, confesses the truths of the Gospel without admixture of any doctrines contrary to the Bible. Hence its organization is in perfect harmony with the divine object and norm of Christian union and fellowship. Its basis of union is the pure Word and Sacrament. Indeed, the Lutheran Church is not the universal or only Christian Church, for there are many believers belonging to other Christian bodies. Nor is it the only saving Chur

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