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Bible, catechism, and Confessions study

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BIBLEGATEWAY, FREE ONLINE BIBLE:  Various translations, including audio versions -- click here >>

KRETZMANN'S POPULAR COMMENTARY OF THE BIBLE, FREE ONLINE

Over the years, "The Kretzmann Commentary" has been widely received and praised for its simple, clear explanation of the Bible in language easily understood by lay readers of the Bible. Based on the King James Version of the Bible, Kretzmann offers insights from Martin Luther and other faithful Lutheran scholars. Warm, accessible and not overly burdened by unrelated material, these volumes will find a welcome place in the homes of all serious students of the Scriptures." -- click here >>

LUTHER'S SMALL CATECHISM, FREE ONLINE -- click here, 1986/CPH -- click here >>

 

CATECHISM MEMORIZATION FLASHCARDS -- click here >>

 

THE BOOK OF CONCORD, FREE ONLINE

"What documents should a layperson read first in the Book of Concord? The Small Catechism is called "The Layman's Bible" by the Formula of Concord because it does such a good job of summarizing the most important teachings of the Bible. The Large Catechism would be the next document to read carefully. The Augsburg Confession is the primary Lutheran Confession and should be read by every layperson. The Smalcald Articles are lively, bold, and powerful and capture readers' interest. The time and attention needed to read the longer documents in the Book of Concord are well worth the effort since they are filled with such powerfully comforting and instructive biblical truth." --click here >>

 

DAILY READINGS FROM THE BOOK OF CONCORD, FREE ONLINE

Subscribe to receive daily links to selected readings which take you through the entire Book of Concord in one year --click here >>

 

ISSUES, ETC./CHRIST-CENTERED, CROSS-FOCUSED TALK RADIO -- click here.  See also "Lutheran Radio"  at bottom of page.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

family Worship & devotions, free ONLINE

 

"SACRED MUSIC FOR THE WORLD" Lutheran Public Radio -- click here >>

         

​DAILY EVENING PRAYER 

"The Beauty of the Sung Word", Service of Light; Psalmody; Canticle; Litany; Benedicamus/Benediction -- click here >>


AROUND THE WORD WEEKLY DEVOTIONS
Around the Word publishes a weekly devotion with daily meditations, excellent for individuals or families. These devotions include a Psalm, Bible passage, memory verse, Prayer, and Hymn for the Week, as well as the order of devotion from the Small Catechism. Go to the link to download the most recent devotion, or sign-up to receive these devotions by email. -- click here >>

"HOW TO USE AROUND THE WORD DEVOTIONS"  5 minute tutorial --click here >>

 

DAILY DEVOTIONS FROM LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES

Daily Scripture readings, companion Biblical devotion podcast, or written text -- click here

 

HIGHER THINGS REFLECTIONS

For youth and their families. "These Reflections are centered in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and are based upon each day's texts from the weekly readings in the one year lectionary and from Luther's Small Catechism.  Read/listen -- click here >>

 

GRAPPLING WITH THE TEXT with Pastor Bryan Wolfmueller.  Short, weekly, video Bible Study for ​youth and adults. ​​--click here >>

 

MEMORIAL MOMENTS DAILY DEVOTIONS

Add your email to form at the link, and receive Reverend Dr. Scott Murray's "Memorial Moments" in your inbox each morning. -- click here >>

 

CPH EDU'S TEACHING THE FAITH AT HOME BLOG -- click here >>

Get started with the "Using the hymnal at home . . . " video -- click here >>  

 

 

 

 

 

Lutheran christian theology

 

Spirituality of the Cross: The Way of the First Evangelicals, by Gene Edward Veith

"This is the quintessential introduction to Lutheranism for those wanting to know more about “the way of the first evangelicals.” Veith provides a winsome case for the Evangelical Catholic (aka Lutheran) tradition, taking readers on a tour through the major points of Lutheran theology in clear and eminently readable prose. And it never descends into mere academic musings; this is a theology that is forever relevant and applicable to Christians today. Looking for a sacramental evangelicalism? A protestantism that is, at its core, nevertheless catholic? Veith explains why Lutheranism is the church you’re seeking." -- Matthew Block, editor, "The Canadian Lutheran"; Manager of Communications - Lutheran Church Canada

*Contact us, or visit us, and request a free copy of Spirituality of the Cross as our gift to you -- click here >>

Free online study guide for Spirituality of the Cross --click here >>

 

AUGSBURG THEOLOGY

A WEBSITE OF LUTHERAN THEOLOGICAL TEXT, AUDIO, AND VIDEO. 
This website is produced by Just and Sinner, curated by Jordan Cooper, with traditional orthodox Lutheran resources from a variety of authors and pastors.  -- click here >>

 

LUTHERANISM 101 -- click here >>

 

CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE VIDEO SERIES WITH DR. JOEL BIERMANN

​Dynamic 109-part course, lay-friendly, free on youtube -- click here >>

 

 

 

DISCIPLESHIP/teaching HELPS, free online

 

PM NOTES:  A treasure trove of articles, teaching pdf sheets, videos, book reviews, Lutheran Lexicon, and more --click here >>

 

LCMS CHRISTIAN CYCLOPEDIA 

Whether you have never heard of the words Absolution, Kierkegaard, or Sacramentarian, or just need a reminder, these and at least hundreds of other definitions are in this one location. -- click here >>​​

 

 

 

 

 

APOLOGETICS

 

AUDIO​: John Warwick Montgomery, Craig Parton, and others  -- click here >>

 

 

 

 

 

Lutheran radio & Radio podcasts

 

ISSUES ETC. RADIO PODCAST
"​Christ-Centered, Cross-Focused Talk Radio".  Two hours of daily programming, weekdays, or on demand 24/7 -- click here >>

JUST AND SINNER ​PODCAST 

with Pastor Jordan Cooper -- click here >>

LUTHERAN PUBLIC RADIO PODCAST
"Sacred Music for the World" 24/7 -- click here >>

WORLDWIDE KFUO PODCAST
"​The Messenger of Good News"​​ for over 90 years.  Eleven hours of programming, daily. Listen live, or on demand 24/7 -- click here >>


LUTHERAN HOUR RADIO:  

Live on Columbus area stations -- click here >> 

LHM Podcasts -- click here >>




 


 

 

 

concordia publishing


Concordia Publishing House is the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod.  Learn more >>

 

 

 

 

 

online lcms periodicals, ​free content

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find MORE RESOURCES for familY discipleship ​Here: 

 

Children & parents page >>

 

confirmation page >>


BIBLE STUDIES PAGE >>


 


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