American Lutheran Classics

Blessed Martin Luther: “The person who can rightly divide Law and Gospel has reason to thank God.”

From Martin Luther’s Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians (1535), trans. Theodore Graebner (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1949) p. 60 [Ch. 2] VERSE 14. But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel. No one except Paul had his eyes open. Consequently it was his duty to reprove Peter and […]

C.F.W. Walther on Sanctification

In a recent comment on this site Rev. Paul T. McCain offered a snippet of a sermon by C.F.W. Walther. I reproduce it here for your edification. Thank you, Pr. McCain! By way of a preface, McCain writes: “Here are some great quotes from a model sermon demonstrating how Lutherans faithfully preach and teach about justification […]

C. S. Lewis explains why we’re publishing the American Lutheran Classics, et al…

for “The Kids”… by C. S. Lewis  //  Introduction to De Incarnatione by St. Athanasius of Alexandria There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books. Thus I have found as a tutor in English […]