Missouri Synod

Historical Introductions to the Book of Concord by Friedrich Bente

This volume is an essential reference for understanding the Protestant Reformation and the shaping of the Lutheran Confessions. Friedrich Bente (1858-1930) was educated at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis and served pastorates in Humberstone and Jordan, Ontario, Canada.

Luther's Galatians Commentary in American English Translated by Theodore Graebner

“The preparation of this edition of Luther’s Commentary on Galatians was first suggested to me by Mr. P. J. Zondervan, of the firm of publishers, in March, 1937… ‘Luther is still the greatest name in Protestantism.

Evolution by Theodore Graebner

Theodore Graebner was a Missouri Synod professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, and defender of the Six Day Creation account of Genesis. Though he wrote Evolution many years ago, the points he makes are still valid.

Luther Examined and Reexamined by William Dau

“Attacks on Luther are demanded for Roman Catholics by the law of self-preservation… Rome has never acknowledged her errors nor admitted her moral defeat. The lessons of past history are wasted upon her.

Walther and the Predestination Controversy or The Error of Modern Missouri by Schodde et al.

Justified and saved by grace alone, for Christ’s sake, through faith — that is the kernel of the whole Gospel. This is the fundamental article of the Christian faith and upholds the entire system of Christian doctrine as well as the church itself.

The Error of Modern Missouri Part 3: A Testimony Against the False Doctrine of Predestination Recently Introduced By The Missouri Synod

“On November 16, 1881, 12 pastors and teachers, 4 representatives of congregations, and 9 guests met at Blue Island, Illinois to discuss the new doctrine of predestination the Missouri Synod had begun to teach at that time.

The Error of Modern Missouri Part 2: Intuitu Fidei

“This article [justification by faith] is, as it were, the fortress and chief bulwark of the whole Christian doctrine and religion. If this article remains inviolate, the perversions of the other articles will cease of themselves.

The Error of Modern Missouri Part 1: The Present Controversy

Towards the end of his life, C. F. W. Walther brought forth a teaching of election which many Missouri and other American Lutherans could not reconcile with the Scriptures or the Lutheran Confessions.

A Lutheran Treasury of Prayers

Prayers for all different types of situations easily accessible for use as needed. Keep it on your smartphone or laptop. God Hears Us “DEAR FATHER In heaven, Thou lovest me, I know, because I love Thy Son, Jesus Christ, my Savior.

Frederick William Stellhorn: A Biographical Sketch

Rev. Prof. Frederick William Stellhorn was born October 2, 1841, at Bruening-horstedt, a small village of the former Kingdom of Hanover, Germany. His parents were poor, but universally respected peasants, well acquainted with the doctrines of the Lutheran Church and deeply attached to them.

My Experiences In The Mission Field Of South Dakota by Frank Albert Kiess

“I received my first call into the largest mission field of the Northwest, in the State of South Dakota, far away from good old home. In September, 1892, I left home for my long journey.