For the Ordinary Church Member Troubled about Their Faith

For the ordinary church member, however, especially for those who are troubled about their faith and yet come to no conclusions about it, for the innumerable people on the fringes of the church who cannot find their way through all the conflicting opinions, the almost chaotic confusion in the realm of religion, it is of … Read more

Luther’s Struggle and Breakthrough in the Third Article

“With respect to the Third Article, Luther struggled long and hard to find a simple catechetical term for what is confessed therein about the Holy Spirit.”  Albrecht Peters, (trans. Thomas Trapp), Commentary on Luther’s Catechisms: Creed, (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 2011), p. 34. At a first reading, the third article seems to have a number … Read more