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Christianity... more than a list of rules

Martin Luther and Philip Melanchthon on Our Liberty under Grace

Connect the challenges of Christian life with Scripture, salvation, and freedom in the gospel. When you gain a God-pleasing understanding of Christian freedom, the Lord will lead you to make better choices for the rest of your life.

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At CPH since 2006, Benjamin Mayes has served as the managing editor for Luther's Works: American Edition, the general editor for Johann Gerhard's Theological Commonplaces.

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Prayers for Holy Week

This Holy Week, spend some dedicated time in prayer meditating on these words.

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Free Easter Children’s Message: The Empty Egg

In this children’s message, an empty Easter egg symbolizes the empty tomb.

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Why Music Is Important in Church According to Luther

Of the Protestant reformers of his time, only Luther unhesitatingly commended the use of music in the life and worship of the church.

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The Origin of the Small and Large Catechisms

In Luther’s day there were any number of catechetical materials. Luther cleared the medieval clutter with his Small and Large Catechisms.

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Doctrine of Justification: Its Use and Definition according to Gerhard

Justification is the act by which God forgives the sins of those who believe in Christ out of pure mercy apart from any merits of their own.

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6 Bible Verses Gerhard Used to Tie Justification to Righteousness

Works-righteousness was as big of a theological issue in Gerhard’s time as it is in ours. Here’s how Gerhard refuted it.