C.F.W. Walther
1811–1887

Walther is considered the greatest American Lutheran theologian and was a devout student of Luther. As a founding father of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Walther played a major role in uniting the Lutherans who had immigrated to America. He was a respected pastor, professor, and theologian.

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There is Nothing New Under the Sun
Translated by Souksamay Phetsanghane
The Election Controversy in 19th century Lutheranism was not the first controversy over the doctrine of election.
Gold Nugget No. 10 – Sermon on the 25th Sunday after Trinity
Translated by Aaron Jensen
This 1844 sermon offers Christians comfort during trials.
Gold Nugget No. 9 – Sermon on the 24th Sunday after Trinity
Translated by Aaron Jensen
An 1844 sermon encourages believers to come to Jesus.
Gold Nugget No. 7 – First Sermon on the Festival of Reformation
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Walther reminds heirs of the Reformation what they have inherited.
Gold Nugget No. 8 – Second Sermon on the Festival of Reformation
Translated by Aaron Jensen
In this Reformation sermon Walther celebrates the great freedoms which the gospel brings.
Gold Nugget No. 1 – Sermon for Christmas Day
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Walther encourages his hearers to persist in their childlike faith.
Gold Nugget No. 2 – Sermon on the 4th Sunday after Epiphany
Translated by Aaron Jensen
A sermon with valuable insight into the history of the continually migrating church.
Gold Nugget No. 5 – Mission Festival Sermon
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Walther teaches on the significance of the second petition of the Lord’s Prayer.
Gold Nugget No. 6 – Synodical Sermon
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Weather reminds his hearers what the spirit of the Church really is.
Gold Nugget No. 4 – Sermon for Good Shepherd Sunday
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Walther offers the Good Shepherd as the model by which all under-shepherds are measured.
Gold Nugget No. 3 – Confirmation Address
Translated by Aaron Jensen
Walther reminds confirmands to remain faithful until the end.