Articles

The following articles discuss various theological topics.

THE HOLY TRINITY
The Wonderful Teaching of the Holy Trinity  [two pages]
The Trinity, A List of Verses  .pdf  [one page]

JESUS, THE SON OF GOD
Why Jesus Came in the Flesh  [one page]
Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday Are Always Together  [one page]
Sermon: ‘That He Might FIll All Things’ The Ascension and the Two Natures of Christ.

THE HOLY SPIRIT
Where is the Holy Spirit? or The Holy Spirit is Heard, not Felt  [one page]
Acts, Baptism and the Holy Spirit [six pages]
Sermon: Not Left Alone  John 16 and the promise of the Holy Spirit [2008]
Sermon: The Work of the Holy Spirit  John 16 and the promise of the Holy Spirit [2007]
What is the Gift on Tongues?  [two pages]

ANGELS AND DEMONS
Scriptures Showing the Cross as the Devil’s Defeat  [one page]
The Devil’s Destruction  [two pages]

THE SCRIPTURES
Where’s the Comfort? or Three Different Ways to Read the Bible  [one page]
Sermon: ‘What a Waste of Seed’ The Efficacy of the Scriptures

MAN, SIN
Good, Bad, or In Between: A short survey of the doctrine of man [two pages]

THE LAW
Practical Christianity: The Ten Commandments  [two pages]
Five Illegal Uses of the Law [two pages]

THE GOSPEL
How Do You Know if God Loves You?  [one page]
The Devil’s Destruction  [two pages]
Easter and the Forgiveness of Sins  [one page]
The Gospel is Always a Surprise  [one page]
Sermon: ‘The First Gospel’  Genesis 3:15 and the first Promise of the Gospel
Concerning the Lord’s Gospel please also see Sermons and the Sermon Archive.

LAW AND GOSPEL
“What Do Lutherans Believe Anyway?” A Couple of Notes on the Proper Distinction Between Law and Gospel [two pages]
Life without the Gospel   [one page]

Justification By Works: The Lutheran Confessions on James 2:24  [one page]

REPENTANCE
The Two Parts of Repentance  [one page]
Can You Make a Decision for Christ?  [two pages]

BAPTISM
What’s the Big Deal About Baptism?  [one page]
Infant Faith, A List of Scriptures | pdf  [six pages]
Acts, Baptism and the Holy Spirit [six pages]
Ask the Pastor: Re-Baptism?
[one page]

THE LORD’S SUPPER
The Lord’s Supper, Gift Supreme  [one page]

ELECTION/PREDESTINATION
Sermon: ‘Elect’

PRAYER
Sermon: ‘Lord, Teach Us to Pray’
Luther’s Introduction to the Lord’s Prayer  .pdf booklet

FAMILY AND SOCIETY
Marriage, Family, the Church and the State  [four pages]
The Curb of the Law: A Voters Guide to the Ten Commandments (Part 1) [two pages]

THE END TIMES
A Catechism on Death, Life and the Resurrection | pdf booklet
The Encouragement and Comfort of the End  [one page]
Dispensationalism: What and Why Not | PDF  [thirteen pages]
Rapture: The Resurrection of the Living | pdf [four pages]
Are the Cremated Resurrected?  [one page]
Will there be Different Degrees of Glory in Heaven?  [one page]

APOLOGETICS
The Most Dangerous Thing in the World: False Doctrine   [two pages]
The Church is Full of Hypocrites  
[three pages]
You Lutherans are Just Like the Catholics [two pages]