Documentary History of the General Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in North America

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General Council Publication House, 1912 - 578 pages
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Page 131 - Cor. 1: 10)—"Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment. -
Page 251 - 16—"The people which sat in darkness saw great light, and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up,
Page 406 - our fathers, the Word of God, as contained in the canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, as the only infallible rule of faith and practice, and the Augsburg Confession as a correct exhibition of the fundamental doctrines of the divine Word, and of the faith of our Church founded upon that Word.
Page 52 - Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.
Page 384 - namely, till our entrance into the kingdom of heaven. 5. The Pope has neither the will nor the power to remit any penalties, except those which he has imposed by his own authority, or by that of the canons. 6. The Pope has no power to remit any guilt, except by declaring
Page 164 - the true unity of the Church it is sufficient to agree concerning the doctrine of the Gospel and the administration of the Sacraments. Nor is it necessary that human traditions, rites, or ceremonies instituted by men, should be alike everywhere.
Page 46 - i. This central union of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in these United States shall be carried into effect and maintained by an organization to be called The General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the United States of North America.
Page 175 - aforesaid, shall be able to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded in any court of law or equity or before any alderman or justice of the peace, in all manner of suits, complaints, pleas, matters and demands of whatever nature,
Page 94 - With the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the fathers the General Synod receives and holds the Canonical Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments as the Word of God and the only infallible rule of faith and practice; and it receives and holds the Unaltered Augsburg Confession as a correct exhibition of the faith and doctrine of our Church as founded upon that Word.
Page 388 - 62. The true treasure of the Church is the Holy Gospel of the glory and grace of God. 63. This treasure, however, is deservedly most hateful, because it makes the first to be the last. 64. While the treasure of

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