“The aim of the author is to present a clear, concise, and yet as comprehensive a view as possible, of the way of salvation as taught in the Scriptures, and held by the Lutheran Church.” — M. Rhodes.
Level of Difficulty: Primer: No subject matter knowledge needed.
George Henry Gerberding (1847-1927) studied under Charles Krauth and C. F. Schaeffer and assisted the Rev. Passavant. An indefatigable worker, he established and restored churches in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Fargo, ND. His Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church was one of the most successful books ever published by the English Lutheran Church.
- Introduction. The Story Of The Book.
- Achievements Of The Book
- Prefatory Scripture Passages
- 1 All are Sinners.
- 2 All That Is Born Of The Flesh Must Be Born Of The Spirit.
- 3 The Present, a Dispensation of Means.
- 4 Baptism, a Divinely Appointed Means of Grace.
- 5 The Baptismal Covenant Can Be Kept Unbroken. Aim and Responsibility of Parents.
- 6 Home Influence and Training in Their Relation to the Keeping of the Baptismal Covenant
- 7 The Sunday School in Its Relation to the Baptized Children of Christian Parents.
- 8 The Sunday School – Its Relation To Those In Covenant Relationship With Christ, And Also To The Unbaptized And Wandering.
- 9 Catechization.
- 10 Contents, Arrangement and Excellence of Luther’s Small Catechism.
- 11 Manner and Object of Teaching Luther’s Catechism.
- 12 Confirmation.
- 13 The Lord’s Supper – Preliminary Observations.
- 14 The Lord’s Supper – Continued.
- 15 The Lord’s Supper – Concluded.
- 16 The Preparatory Service; Sometimes Called The Confessional Service.
- 17 The Word As a Means of Grace.
- 18 Conversion, Its Nature and Necessity.
- 19 Conversion – Varied Phenomena or Experiences
- 20 Conversion (Concluded)
- 21 Justification.
- 22 Sanctification.
- 23 Revivals
- 24 Conclusion.
- The Reformation Church
- Reader’s Guide Questions
- Lutheran Library edition first published: 2019-04-30
- Updated: 2019-04-30
- Copyright: CC BY 4.0