This Sunday 7/5/20 Pastor Hopkins will lead a study of Luther’s two kingdoms (spiritual and temporal) theology. As an aid to study, Paul Edmon has compiled a list of references to the civil government from Luther’s writings. Prior preparation is not required, but feel free to read ahead by clicking on any of the links below. And of course, please join us on Sunday at 9:30 via zoom or Facebook for a lively discussion.

Small Catechism
Fourth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer:
Large Catechism
Fourth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer:
Augsburg Confession
Article XXVIII: Of Ecclesiastical Power:
Apology of the Augsburg Confession
Epitome of the Formula of Concord
Article XII: Other Heresies and Sects 12-19: Anabaptists:

You can also find small sections on government here and there in the Book of Concord (especially the 5th and 8th Commandments and Treatise on the Power and Primacy of the Pope) but these are the main ones that deal directly with the topic.

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