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[A10] The Supreme Duty Of Man (The Small Catechism)

The giving of the Ten Commandments leads us back into the dim, distant days of Old Testament history. They were given just about as long before the birth of Christ as it is since that central event of all history.

[A9] The Proper Observance Of The Lord's Day (The Small Catechism)

The day of rest and worship, as it has been observed from the creation to the present time, we have already considered. This subject, considered from the viewpoint chiefly of the day itself, is one of no slight importance.

[A8] God's Holy Day (The Small Catechism)

In all the commandments it is God who is speaking to us. But in these three He tells us how we are to treat Him personally. We are to have no other gods.

[A7] The Use of God's Holy Name (The Small Catechism)

We take up for study today the Second Commandment. A glance should suffice to show its close relation to the first. God has been standing before us in the awe-inspiring grandeur of His person.

The Pomp of Yesterday: A Novel by Joseph Hocking

The Pomp of Yesterday is a novel inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s poem Recessional. Its message of England at the height of her glory has meaning for America today. Recessional by Rudyard Kipling God of our fathers, known of old,

[A6] Modern American Idols (The Small Catechism)

“Thou shalt worship the Lord, thy God; and Him only shalt thou serve.” — Matt. 4:10. In our recent address we spoke of idols and idol-worship, but confined ourselves closely to the grosser forms of this great sin.

[A5] The Prohibition of Idolatry (The Small Catechism)

“I am the Lord thy God… Thou shalt have no other gods before Me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the water under the earth: thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them.

[A4] The Origin and Nature of Law (The Small Catechism)

“I am the Lord thy God… Thou shalt, Thou shalt not.” — Exodus 20:2-4. Wherever we go in God’s universe, into whatever sphere we direct investigation, we cannot proceed far without becoming conscious of the operation of unseen, intangible forces.

The Nature of Fundamental Doctrines by Charles F. Schaeffer [Journal Article]

“What are ‘fundamental doctrines,’ or ‘fundamental Articles of Faith’?… Every intelligent Christian feels competent to state the general basis of his belief, or the doctrinal foundation of his Christian character and life… When he, however, proceeds to specify in detail the doctrines which essentially constitute that ‘foundation,’ he will no longer be surprised by the embarrassment that even distinguished divines, on attempting to furnish an answer, have candidly confessed.

[A3] First Table: God The Lawgiver (The Small Catechism)

“I am the Lord thy God.” — Exodus 20:2. Our Catechism is appropriately called the Layman’s Bible, which means that the fundamental truths of God’s Word are there made easily accessible for our people.

[A2] Our Christian Foundation. Christ's Answer to Man's Question 'What is Truth' (The Small Catechism)

“What is truth?"— St. John 18:38. Sanctify them through Thy truth; Thy word is truth.” — St. John 17:17. The first question of the second, or explanatory, part of our Catechism is: “What is your faith?

[A1] Our Lutheran Catechism (The Small Catechism)

By God's grace, each week LutheranLibrary.org will present a new message on the basics of the Evangelical Christian Faith. Our guide is the Small Catechism, as expounded by Traditional Pastor Robert Golladay.

The Day of Judgment: A Novel by Joseph Hocking

“Mr Hocking’s novels have been compared to those of Thomas Hardy, Hall Caine, Baring-Gould, and Stanley Weyman; they are, one and all, stamped with striking and original individuality. Bold in conception, strenuously high and earnest in purpose, daring in thought, picturesque and lifelike in description, it is not to be wondered at that Mr.