The Lutheran Difference: Q & A — A Word on the Word

This entry is part 33 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 33 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. So we’re continuing our look at the Lutheran Difference. More specifically, we’re answering your questions about the way Lutherans understand things. This week, we’ve got a question from Paul Lee, who asks this: Does Lutheranism have any …

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The Lutheran Difference: Law and Gospel

This entry is part 26 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 26 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. Several weeks ago, I touched on the idea of sola scriptura, the idea that Lutherans base our beliefs first and foremost on the Bible. All other writings (such as the various Lutheran Confessions) are seen as expositions …

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The Lutheran Difference: Sola Scriptura

This entry is part 14 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference.

This entry is part 14 of 34 in the series The Lutheran Difference. After a lengthy side-trip into the Lutheran understanding of conversion, we’re wrapping up the three solas by talking about the last one, namely sola Scriptura. That’s a fancy way of saying that Lutheran beliefs are based on …

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Rapture or Resurrection?

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Neo Pseudo Gnosticism.

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Neo Pseudo Gnosticism. You may have noticed that I’ve got a bee in my bonnet about this whole neo pseudo gnosticism business. It’s not obvious at all, is it? Well, this week, my multi-part tirade is going to intersect with …

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