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Preached God: Proclamation in Word and Sacrament (Gerhard O Forde Mark C Mattes, Steven D Paulson (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2007) 9780802828217
Preached God: Proclamation in Word and Sacrament (Gerhard O Forde Mark C Mattes, Steven D Paulson (eds)) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2007) 9780802828217
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Title: The Preached God: Proclamation in Word and Sacrament

Author: Forde, Gerhard O Mark C Mattes, Steven D Paulson (eds)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2007

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802828217

Volumes: 1; Pages: 339

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The third work by Gerhard Forde published in the Lutheran Quarterly Books series, The Preached God speaks directly to preachers, calling them to deliver the truths of forgiveness, life, and salvation through both word and sacrament to all who listen.Closely tying preaching to theology and vice versa, Forde argues that preaching itself is a sacrament and is, moreover, "God's election of the ungodly." These chapters provide a window into the way that Forde taught others to do the kind of preaching in which God himself is brought to hearers by word and sacrament. It also provides, through a selection of Forde's own sermons, a model for pastors today and an inspiring look into the mind and word of one of the twentieth century's great theologians.If theology is for proclamation, as Forde claimed, this theological treatment of preaching will challenge and inspire preachers to proclaim in faith and with conviction.CONTENTSCitations for Previously Published EssaysAbbreviations for Frequently Used ReferencesAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Taking the Risk to ProclaimGOD PREACHED AND NOT PREACHEDWhatever Happened to God? God Not PreachedWhen the Old Gods Fail: Martin Luther's Critique of MysticismKarl Barth on the Consequences of Lutheran ChristologyDOING THE WORDPreaching the SacramentsPublic Ministry and Its LimitsSomething to Believe: A Theological Perspective on Infant BaptismThe Lord's Supper as the Testament of JesusAbsolution: Systematic ConsiderationsCALLED TO FREEDOMSpeaking the Gospel TodayLutheran Faith and American FreedomHuman Sexuality and Romans, Chapter OneFake Theology: Reflections on Antinomianism Past and PresentThe Lutheran View of SanctificationReflections on the Fries-Rahner Proposal: Thesis ICalled to FreedomSERMONSThe Doing of God: John 1:8 and 5:19Until He Comes: 1 Corinthians 11:26The Interrupted Party: Mark 14:25Abstractions Aside: Mark 14:25Celebrating the Future: Mark 14:25Ascension Day: Later! Acts 1:6-9Moses' Baccalaureate: Exodus 4:21-26; Psalm 90; 2 Corinthians 5:14-15Breaking the Conspiracy of Silence: Psalm 51:15You Are Witnesses (Ordination): Luke 24:44-49On Preaching Good News to the Poor: Matthew 11:2-5A Voice from the Darkness: Mark 1:24A Gracious Neighbor or a Gracious God? 2 Samuel 24:1-5, 10-14; Romans 3:9-19; Matthew 5:43-48The Laborers in the Vineyard: Matthew 20:1-16Yes! 2 Corinthians 1:17b-19Bibliography of the Writings of Gerhard O. Forde
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