Rev. Martin Luther was born on November 10, 1483. Martin Luther is the one who brought the light of the gospel back into the darkness of the church. Once again all glory was given to Jesus Christ alone for what He has done for us. While at the same time, terrified hearts and burdened consciences were given true comfort and rest with the good news of life, salvation, and the forgiveness of sins in the name of Jesus.
The Large Catechism by Martin Luther (click here)
PDF- All Become One Cake A Sermon on the Lord's Supper by Martin Luther (click here)
Rev. Martin Chemnitz was born on November 9, 1522. He has been given the title "The Second Martin." After the death of Martin Luther, it was Martin Chemnitz who played a major role in uniting the Evangelicals in doctrine as confessed in the Book of Concord published in 1580. Chemnitz displays in his writings how right living flows from right teaching.
PDF- On Almsgiving by Martin Chemnitz (click here)
Rev. Paul Gerhardt was born on March 12, 1607. This year marks the 400th anniversayr of his birth. He is known as the greatest German hymn writer.
Article: Paul Gerhardt--Tested in Satan's Sieve (click here)
Hymn Text: Upon the Cross Extended (click here)
C. F. W. Walther
Rev. C. F. W. Walther was born on October 25, 1811. He was the first president of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. He served as president beginning in 1847. He has been referred to as the American "Luther." Walther is credited with bringing the confessional Lutheran Faith to America and then helping to spread it around the world.
Theses on Church and Ministry by C. F. W. Walther (click here)
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