Now where’s that Fall ’53 Sears Catalog?
We have hit an anniversary here at Thesis Thursday. Walther’s 1st lecture was September 12, 1884, and his 32nd lecture was June 19, 1885. Then apparently the seminary took a summer break, because Lecture 33 wasn’t until September 4, 1885, … Continue reading
From Lecture 32 (and Thesis XX), I have quoted more than usual. It kind of falls into two parts; a curiously Baptistic denial of “visible church” in favor of “invisible”, and an argument that although the Lutheran church may be … Continue reading
In Lecture 31, Walther discusses mortal vs. venial sins: Thesis XIX. In the fifteenth place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when the preacher speaks of certain sins as if they were not of a damnable, but of … Continue reading
We’re in the home stretch; this is lecture 30 of 39. Thesis XVIII. In the fourteenth place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when the universal corruption of mankind is described in such a manner as to create … Continue reading
It seems that at some point we’ll have to have some discussion here in the ‘house of the most recent Frame job. Horton, in his response, captures very well a thought I’ve had before: This is ironic…that someone who is … Continue reading
This week, Lecture 29, and: Thesis XVII. In the thirteenth place, the Word of God is not rightly divided when a description is given of faith, both as regards its strength and the consciousness and productiveness of it, that does … Continue reading