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Handling the Word of Truth: Law and Gospel in the Church Today

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- Uses Walther's The Proper Distinction between Law and Gospel to create a contemporary discussion
- Incorporates questions to facilitate discussion and application
- Accessible to today's layperson
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Published January 7th 2005 by Concordia Publishing House (first published June 26th 2004)
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Natasha
Feb 01, 2014 Natasha rated it really liked it
This book gave really great and clear distinctions between Law and Gospel. Super easy to understand and very helpful if you minister to others in any way. I loved the reflection questions at the end of the chapters too because they made you dig deeper into the Bible as a way to expand understanding. Really, this is what anyone who studies the Bible should do anyway, but it's more helpful to associate the application of Law and Gospel with what the Bible actually says.

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Great read about what the Lutheran church believes--that we cannot get to heaven by works...only by faith alone and the gracious gift of Salvation from Jesus Christ.
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excellent book! Read in collaboration with Walther and it's even better
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Rev. John T. Pless joined the Concordia Theological Seminary (CTSFW), Fort Wayne, faculty in 2000. He is assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions and also serves as director of Field Education.
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