In 13 chapters, the author explores the rich insights in Walther's classic text, blending key excerpts with his own reflection and exposition. The author opens his pastoral heart and shares his experiences and understanding of God's Word to help Christians appreciateand live inthe rhythm of repentance and faith, of genuine sorrow over sin and heartfelt trust in Christ.
This book is a dialogue with Walther's text and a fresh exposition of Law and Gospel for modern Christians. The author helps believers to read, understand, and apply God's Word to life's many circumstances through reflection and discussion.
This book incorporates questions for personal reflection or group discussion. It uses Walther's The Proper Distinction between Law and Gospel as the foundation for the discussion.
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Table of Contents
Preface to the Revised Edition 15
Introduction: Learning to Distinguish Law and Gospel from Pastor Walther 17
1 Two Different Doctrines 25
2 The High and Hard Art 35
3 Making Christ a New Moses 43
4 The Mix Makes the Muddle 53
5 First Things First 61
6 Looking in All the Wrong Places 71
7 By Faith Alone 81
8 Right Repentance 91
9 The Power of Sin 101
10 The Church: Community of the Gospel 107
11 Evangelical Sacraments: Faith, Not Ritual Works 113
12 Alive by the Gospel 121
13 The Gospel Gets the Last Word 131
Appendix: The Distinction between Law and Gospel 151
For Further Reading and Study 165