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Pull out your Book of Concord and join a lively discussion of the Lutheran Confessions. Each week, host Rev. Sean Smith and a roundtable groups of guests take an in-depth look at passages from parts of the Book of Concord so you can have a deeper understanding of your Lutheran faith.

Pull out your Book of Concord and join a lively discussion of the Lutheran Confessions. Each week, host Rev. Sean Smith and a roundtable groups of guests take an in-depth look at passages from parts of the Book of Concord so you can have a deeper understanding of your Lutheran faith.
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Saint Louis, MO

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Pull out your Book of Concord and join a lively discussion of the Lutheran Confessions. Each week, host Rev. Sean Smith and a roundtable groups of guests take an in-depth look at passages from parts of the Book of Concord so you can have a deeper understanding of your Lutheran faith.

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Episodes

Let Jesus Run the Verbs --- 2019/0910

9/10/2019
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Have you ever heard (or thought) these things? What about good works? Doesn’t God command us to do certain things, like keeping the Ten Commandments or loving our neighbor as ourselves? Isn’t the promise of sheer grace a little dangerous? Won’t people get lazy if we tell them there is nothing they can do to save themselves? We have to do something, don’t we? Luther addresses all of these questions in the Smalcald Articles, Part III, Article XIII: How One is Justified before God and Does Good...

Duration:00:55:47

The Church isn’t Built on Albs --- 2019/09/03

9/3/2019
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We call the Church the “Holy Christian Church.” But who or what is the church? What is the authority of the church? What is the church built on, and what do we put our faith in? These are the points that Luther takes up in a short, but weighty articles for discussion in the Smalcald Articles: Part III, Articles XII: The Church. Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, IL, and Peter Slayton, Social Media Manager for the LCMS, join host Rev. Sean Smith for the...

Duration:00:55:50

How Lutherans Get Ministers --- 2019/08/27

8/27/2019
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Rev. Micah Bauer, Associate Pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Brookings, South Dakota, joins host Rev. Sean Smith to discuss Part III, Article X: Ordination and the Call in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. The church is to gather together to preach the Gospel, use the sacraments, and promote the spreading of the pure Word of God. For this work, our Lord has graciously given to His Church the Office of Holy Ministry. Hence, there is a need for pastors! But how can you...

Duration:00:55:49

What about Excommunication? --- 2019/08/20

8/20/2019
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Rev. Mark Bestul, pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in Elgin, Illinois, joins host Rev. Sean Smith to discuss Part III, Article IX: Excommunication in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. They discuss what excommunication is especially from a Lutheran or Roman Catholic viewpoint, how penitence and contrition plays a role in excommunication and “minor bans,” and how closed communion relates to excommunication.

Duration:00:55:47

The Words and Promises of God --- 2019/08/13

8/14/2019
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Rev. Peter Ill, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, and Peter Slayton, Social Media Manager for the LMCS, join host Rev. Sean Smith to discuss Part III, Article VIII: Confession (paragraphs 3-13) in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. They discuss the meaning of confession, the power of the Word of God, and what it means to have Christ’s Words spoken to you. Find the chapel homily referenced at kfuo.org/2019/08/08/chapel-080819-william-weedon-jeremiah7.

Duration:00:55:47

The Work of Christ Applied to You --- 2019/08/06

8/6/2019
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Rev. Michael Schuermann joins host Rev. Sean Smith to discuss Part III, Article VII: The Keys, and Part III, Article VIII: Confession in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. They discuss what it means to bind and loose sins, sins that only we know about and how they are also bound and loosed, how confession is about the Gospel, and the work of Christ applied to us rather than our act of confession saving us.

Duration:00:55:33

Smiling, Shrugging, and Confessing the Gospel of Jesus --- 2019/07/30

7/30/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith— pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois, and guests Rev. Peter Ill— Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois, and Rev. Merritt Demski— pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, Illinois, discuss Part III, Article VI: Of the Sacrament of the Altar of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. When you think that this doctrine of the Sacrament of the Altar doesn’t make sense, simply smile, shrug, and confess the...

Duration:00:55:47

Joy:Fully Lutheran because of the Gospel --- 2019/07/23

7/23/2019
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Live from the 67th Regular Convention of the LCMS, host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Joshua Scheer and Rev. Adam Matheny discuss Part III, Article IV: Of The Gospel of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Joshua Scheer is pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Rev. Adam Matheny is pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Mankato, Minnesota.

Duration:00:53:21

A Doctrine from Heaven --- 2019/07/16

7/17/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guest Rev. Dave Wiist discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance (paragraphs 41-45) of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Dave Wiist is pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church in Evansville, Indiana.

Duration:00:59:40

Why the Romans Repent Wrong --- 2019/07/08

7/14/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Jaime Nava and Peter Slayton discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance of the Smalcald Articles, paragraphs 28-40, in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Jaime Nava is pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church in Maplewood, Missouri. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Duration:00:55:49

Indulgences, Purgatory, and Repentance --- 2019/07/02

7/13/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Jaime Nava and Peter Slayton discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Jaime Nava is pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church in Maplewood, Missouri. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Duration:00:55:59

Contrition and Repentance: The Smalcald Articles --- 2019/06/25

6/25/2019
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Host Rev. Joshua Scheer and guests Rev. Andy Wright and Rev. Andrew Preus discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance, paragraph 16-23, of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Joshua Scheer is senior pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Rev. Andy Wright is pastor of Saint John Lutheran Church in Keystone, Iowa. Rev. Andrew Preus is pastor of Saint Paul Lutheran Church in McGregor and Trinity Lutheran Church in Guttenberg, Iowa.

Duration:00:56:19

Repentance: Smalcald Articles --- 2019/06/18

6/18/2019
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Host Rev. Charles Henrickson and guests Rev. Mark Sell and Rev. Steve Riordan discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Charles Henrickson is pastor of St. Matthew-Bonne Terre, Missouri. Rev. Mark Sell is pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Fenton, Missouri. Rev. Steve Riordan is pastor of St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Wildwood, Missouri.

Duration:00:55:01

My Repenter is Broken: Part II --- 2019/06/11

6/11/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Peter Ill, Rev. Timothy Appel, and Peter Slayton discuss Part III, Article III: Of Repentance in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Peter Ill is Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

Duration:00:54:38

I Want My Own Law --- 2019/06/04

6/4/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Peter Ill, Rev. Timothy Appel, and Peter Slayton discuss Part III, Article II: Of the Law in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Peter Ill is Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois. Rev. Timothy Appel is pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Smithville, Texas. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran Church—Missouri...

Duration:00:56:04

The Fruit of Sin --- 2019/05/28

5/29/2019
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Host Rev. Joshua Scheer and guests Rev. Mike Grieve and Rev. Matt Moss discuss Part III, Article I of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Joshua Scheer is senior pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Rev. Mike Grieve is Pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Golden, Illinois. Rev. Matt Moss is Senior Pastor of St. Johns Lutheran Church and School in Corcoran, Minnesota.

Duration:00:55:49

The Rule of the Pope --- 2019/05/21

5/21/2019
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Host Rev. Charles Henrickson and guests Rev. Randy Asburry and Rev. Warren Woerth discuss Part II, Article IV: The Papacy of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Charles Henrickson is pastor of St. Matthew-Bonne Terre, Missouri. Rev. Randy Asburry is pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri. Rev. Warren Woerth is pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Arnold, Missouri.

Duration:00:55:51

This Is Most Certainly Christ’s Church --- 2019/05/14

5/14/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Peter Ill, Rev. Timothy Appel, and Peter Slayton discuss Part II, Article IV: The Papacy of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Peter Ill is Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois. Rev. Timothy Appel is pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Smithville, Texas. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran Church—Missouri...

Duration:00:55:46

Chapters and Cloisters On Concord, Oh My! --- 2019/05/07

5/7/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Peter Ill, Rev. Timothy Appel, and Peter Slayton discuss Part II, Article III: Chapters and Cloisters of the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Peter Ill is Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois. Rev. Timothy Appel is pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Smithville, Texas. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The Lutheran...

Duration:00:55:31

What’s the Deal with Saints? [The Smalcald Articles] --- 2019/04/30

5/1/2019
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Host Rev. Sean Smith and guests Rev. Peter Ill, Rev. Timothy Appel, and Peter Slayton discuss Part II, Article II: The Mass: The Invocation of Saints in the Smalcald Articles in the Book of Concord. Rev. Sean Smith is pastor of Immanuel-Campbell Hill and St. Paul-Wine Hill, Illinois. Rev. Peter Ill is Senior Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Millstadt, Illinois. Rev. Timothy Appel is pastor of Grace Lutheran Church in Smithville, Texas. Peter Slayton is the Social Media Manager for The...

Duration:00:55:55