History of the Evangelical Lutheran Tennessee Synod

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 1890 - Augsburg Confession - 275 pages

History of the Evangelical Lutheran Tennessee Synod by Socrates Henkel, first published in 1890, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

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Page 39 - mighty, not many noble, are called: But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty."—i Cor. i,
Page 131 - If we have sown unto you spiritual things, is it a great matter that we should reap your carnal things
Page 109 - Cast me not off in the time of old age ; forsake me not when my strength fails me.
Page 1 - belong to him, and take good measures "that the Divine service is performed according to .the true Confession of Augsburg, the Council of Upsal, and the ceremonies of the Swedish Church, having care that all men, and especially the youth, be
Page 256 - Catechisms of Luther, and the Formula of Concord, consisting of the Epitome and Full Declaration, as they are set forth, defined, and published in the Christian Book of Concord, or the Symbolical Books of the Lutheran Church, published in the year 1580, (see the Epitome of the Compendious Rule and Standard, and the
Page 1 - labor and watch, that he render, in all things, to Almighty God, the true worship which is his due, the glory, the praise, and the homage that belong to him, and take good measures "that the Divine service is performed according to .the true Confession
Page 12 - such as a Dissenter in prunella. On the other hand, the Dissenters, many of them I mean, think me defective either in understanding or in conscience, for staying where I am. Well, there is a middle party, called Methodists, but neither do my dimensions exactly fit
Page 255 - the three ancient symbols, the Apostolic, the Nicene, and the Athanasian Creeds, and the Unaltered Augsburg Confession of Faith. Also the other Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, viz.: the Apology, the Smalcald Articles, the Small and Large Catechisms of Luther, and the Formula of Concord,
Page 120 - German Lutheran brethren in the West, have formed themselves into a Synod, called '' The German Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other States," and that they are publishing a German paper, styled " Der Lutheraner," which is devoted to the promulgation and
Page 13 - them ; I am somehow disqualified for claiming a full brotherhood with any party; but there are a few among all parties who bear with me, and love me, and with this I must be content at present.'

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