This page is a collection of Biblical, theological, and devotional sources available free online for people who desire a deeper understanding of what it means to be a Biblical Historical (also know as Lutheran) Christian. The goal is not to be encyclopedic, but to provide enough material that the uninitiated can come to a full knowledge of the God revealed to His creation in the Bible. If you have any suggestions for websites or full text books available online, please e-mail them to the Church Office firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bible Gateway. A searchable collection of most every major English translation as well as translations in other languages. If you are looking for a translation that is close to the original language, use the New American Standard Bible. The English Standard Version is best if you are looking for a translation that stays true to the text, but is more readable and preserves the poetic.
Bible Reading Plan. Read the bible in 365 days using this simple plan from Bible Gateway.
Five Minutes Daily With Luther. A pdf file that contains a daily devotional with a scripture passage, passage from Luther, and application.
Lutheran Hour Daily Devotional. The classic Lutheran devotion in the United States. Subscribe and get a daily devotional that proclaims Christ for your daily life.
Issues, Etc. Rev. Todd Wilken interviews Christians of all varieties to help spread the light of Cross centered theology through “Christ Centered Cross Focused Talk Radio”
Pirate Christian Radio This station proclaims “Christ crucified for our sins” and exalts and defends THE historic Christian faith. If you are looking for Christian programming that is truly Christ Centered and proclaims the good news of Christ’s death and resurrection for your sins, then you will find Pirate Christian Radio to be a refreshing stream of living water that quenches the thirst of your soul.
Steadfast Lutherans A site that defends and promotes Confessional Lutheranism and its media. There is a very active group of commenters and sometimes discussions get a little heated, but there are wonderful answers to tough questions throughout the posts.
White Horse Inn Reformation theologians from the Lutheran, Baptist, and Calvinistic traditions focusing on the things we have in common.
Worldview Everlasting If you have hard questions about Lutheran theology and want your answers liberally sprinkled with with fuzzy bunnies and more random pictures than in the AP archives then Rev. Fisk’s biweekly videos are for you. On Tuesday he tackles the Gospel reading for the following Sunday. On Friday he posts “Ask da Pastor 3.0″ where he answers any and all questions that come his way.
Writings of the Church Fathers. A comprehensive collection of the writings of the Ante-Nicene and Post-Nicene theologians. Yes, they are all in English
An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility of German Nation concerning The Reform of the Christian Estate
Luther’s explanatory notes on the Gospels
Luther’s two catechisms explained by himself in six classic writings
The Table Talk of Martin Luther
Works of Martin Luther (Vol II)
Sermons on the most interesting doctrines of the Gospel
Sermons on the Epistles: for the different Sundays and festivals of the church year
Sermons on the Gospels for the Sundays and Principal Festivals of the Church Year (Vol II)
Epistles of St. Peter & St. Jude preached & explained
Wikisource link to Find Luther in your local college library
The Proper distinction between Law & Gospel
The Proper Form of an Evangelical Lutheran Congregation Independent of the State
The Voice of our church Concerning the question of Church and Ministry.
Digital Dead Sea Scrolls - http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/
LCMS Theological Positions
Frequently asked questions about what the LCMS teaches from LCMS.org
More detailed answers to tough God/Bible/Life questions from the pastors and theologians at the Commission on Theology and Church Relations from LCMS.org
Daily Devotion (Lutheran Hour) - http://lhm.org/dailydevotions.asp
LCMS -Southeastern District - http://se.lcms.org
Lutheran Church -Missouri Synod - http://lcms.org
Simply Giving - http://www.thriventcu.com/personal/simply-giving-program/index.html
The Lutheran Witness - http://witness.lcms.org/pages/witness.asp