C.F.W. Walther





C.F.W. Walther


Born
in Germany
October 25, 1811

Died
May 07, 1887


Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther was the first President of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod and its most influential theologian. He is commemorated by that church on its Calendar of Saints on May 7.

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The Proper Distinction Betw...

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Law & Gospel: How to Read a...

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Church and Ministry: Witnes...

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God Grant It: Daily Devotio...

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The Proper Distinction betw...

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For the Life of the Church:...

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Walther's Pastorale, That i...

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The Church & the Office of ...

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Walther's Hymnal: Church Hy...

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Gospel Sermons: Volume 1

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Walther's Works (6 books)
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“If the teaching of Christ were a law, it would not be a gospel {glad tiding}, but a sad tiding.”
C.F.W. Walther, Law & Gospel: How to Read and Apply the Bible: A Reader's Edition

“A true Lutheran relies on God’s Word and would not worry about it even if the whole world mocked and despised him for it. He does not consider the world an authority in religious matters. He rests his faith on higher authority:”
C.F.W. Walther, Law & Gospel: How to Read and Apply the Bible

“I hope you have had spiritual experiences that have taught you that the only source of comfort when you are afflicted is the Word of God. Only it assures you of your salvation.”
C.F.W. Walther, Law & Gospel: How to Read and Apply the Bible