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B.A.S.I.C. #286

Volume 13, Issue 16 Augsburg Confession: Fellowship By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew The Church In the previous articles the Lutherans have stated their belief on God, Sin, Jesus Christ, Justification, the Means of Grace, and Sanctification. They have presented the Christian’s relationship with God and now, in the next two articles, they speak about the Christian’s relationship

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B.A.S.I.C. #285

Volume 13, Issue 15 Augsburg Confession: New Obedience By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew The title for this article is “New Obedience”. While that term does not occur in our article, it is a good summary of what is being presented here. Note: Many of the titles we have for the articles of the Augsburg Confession in our Book

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B.A.S.I.C. #284

Volume 13, Issue 14 Augsburg Confession: Third Article, The Means of Grace By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew The Means of Grace True Lutherans are unique on their understanding of the Means of Grace. No other branch of Christianity attributes to the Gospel the efficacy and power which Luther and his followers did, and still do. It

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B.A.S.I.C. #283

Volume 13, Issue 13 The Augsburg Confession: Justification By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew The Chief Article This article on justification is the chief article in the entire confession. To the average reader it may not seem like this article is of great importance especially when one considers the brevity in which it is presented. But as

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B.A.S.I.C. #282

Volume 13, Issue 12 The Augsburg Confession: Third Article By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew In Article 3 the reformers begin to set the foundation for what would be the pivotal articles in the Augsburg Confession. This article discusses the person and the work of Jesus, the Christ. A proper understanding of this article is vital for

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B.A.S.I.C #281

Volume 13, Issue 11 The Augsburg Confession: Article Two, Of Original Sin By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew Article 2 of the Augsburg Confession deals with the fundamental problem faced by the human race – sin. The existence of sin cannot be denied by any reasonable person since it is abundantly evident in the world around us. Yet

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B.A.S.I.C #280

Volume 13, Issue 10 The Augsburg Confession: Article One, Of God By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew The first article of the Augsburg Confession defines the person and nature of God. Every civilization in the world has a belief in “god” in one form or another. These “gods” are not all the same – there are many different

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B.A.S.I.C. #279

Volume 13, Issue 8 The Augsburg Confession By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew A copy of the Augsburg Confession can be found at http://clclutheran.org/atlanta/bibleclass/bookofconcord/augsburgconfessiondocument.html   The Augsburg Confession is probably the most familiar and most widely used of all the particular confessions of the Lutheran Church. It can be found printed in the front of many Lutheran

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B.A.S.I.C. #278

Volume 13, Issue 8 The Catechisms of Luther By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew We have considered the ecumenical confessions of the early Christian church and have seen how the early church found it necessary to go into greater detail with their confessions and articles of faith in order to defend against error and false teaching, and

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B.A.S.I.C. #277

Volume 13, Issue 7 The Athanasian Creed By Pastor Nathanael Mayhew Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic faith. Which faith except every one do keep whole and undefiled, without doubt he shall perish everlastingly. And the Catholic faith is this, that we worship one God in

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