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S-080 Basic Christian Doctrine
A Preseminary Class

Class 12 Chapter 11
Date: 1-16-03

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For next week:

Chapter 12 — The Living Voice of God's Word

(Note: Although these questions arise from specific sections of the chapter, please allow the whole chapter to possibly supplement your answers.)


Discuss the distinction which some scholars make between proclamation and teaching (kerygma and dogma).


Of what does KOLB remind us about the "several Great Commission passages"?


Discuss the different functions of Law and Gospel and how being able to distinguish these affects their proclamation.


Reflect on the images of "hitmen" and "midwives."


KOLB list four ways in which Confession and Absolution can take place. Reflect on and discuss the pros and cons of each.


Where does "mutual conversation and consolation" of Christian siblings more often take place?


"Therefore, believers do not choose to witness or not witness. They choose either to sharpen their witness or to let it convey a misimpression of our Lord." Reflect.



"public sermon"

"primary (1st order) discourse"

"secondary (2nd order) discourse"

"Office of the Keys"


"mutual conversation and consolation"







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