Orthodox Evangelical Lutheran Confessional Church


Orthodox Confessional Lutheranism is

Bible Christianity


Welcome to the webpage of the Bibeltreue Evangelisch-Lutherische Bekenntnisgemeinde (Orthodox Evangelical Lutheran Confessional Church), a very small church in the Southwest of Germany.

Thank you for your interest in Biblical Lutheran Theology. Feel free to look through the several pages offered to you.

And when you are looking for contact to Orthodox Lutherans or have need for help for establishing an Orthodox Lutheran congregation, you are welcomed to contact me: Sckerl@web.de



Table of Content


Lutheran Confessions 1

Christian Doctrine. 1

Holy Scriptures. 2

Christology. 2

Justification. 2

Baptism.. 2

The Sacrament of the Altar 2

Church and Ministry. 2

Biographical Sketches



Lutheran Confessions


Ecumenical Creeds:

Apostolic Creed

Nicene Creed

Athanasian Creed


Special Lutheran Confessions:

Augsburg Confession

Luthers Small Catechism

The Smalcald Articles

The Brief Statement

Statement of Scriptural and Confessional Principles


When you are interested in the other Lutheran Confessions – Apology of the Augsburg Confession, Luthers Large Catechism, Formula of Concord – Epitome, Formula of Concord – Solid Declaration – please look at the homepage of our sister church, the Lutheran Churches of the Reformation (LCR): www.lcrusa.org


Christian Doctrine


August Lawrence Graebner Doctrinal Theology: look: http://www.lutherandogmatics.beepworld.de


John Theodore Mueller The Doctrine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church


Wallace H McLaughlin We all believe in one true God


Holy Scriptures


Wallace H McLaughlin Inspiration, Inerrancy and Inviolability of Holy Scripture


Kenneth K Miller The Principles of Hermeneutics are unchangeable


Kenneth K Miller The Authorship of the Five Books of Moses




Raymond Surburg Luther and the Christology of the Old Testament




About the Doctrine of Justification


Lutheran Confessions on Justification


Kenneth K Miller Faith




Jeffrey C Kinery Our Position on Infant Baptism


The Sacrament of the Altar


Frederick Kuegele Why must Lutherans practise close communion


Church and Ministry


C F W  Walther Theses on Church and Ministry


C F W  Walther The Evangelical Lutheran Church, the true visible church of God on earth


George F Wollenburg Church and Ministry


Paul Edward Kretzmann Congregational Autonomy and Fellowship


Francis Pieper Church Government


Theses on church fellowship


Jeffrey Young What is Christian fellowship


Paul Edward Kretzmann The Position of the Christian Woman in the Church


Francis Pieper Preaching of the Word of God by Christian Woman


Wilhem Martin Oesch: Letter to George Gullixon


Biographical Sketches


Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther


Friedrich Konrad Dietrich Wyneken


Johann Christoph Wilhelm Lindemann