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Dear Christian friend,

What would you do if the leaders of your church fellowship publicly began to preach and teach that the Bible was not the holy, inspired, inerrant Word of God?

Early in the 1970s, a small group of Swedish pastors and theologians forfeited stable jobs, adequate salaries, and comfortable pensions to take a stand against both the churches and theological training schools of the state church of Sweden. Like Luther, their consciences were captive to the Word of God. At great personal cost to both income and reputation, these men formed a small fellowship dedicated to teaching historical, biblical Lutheranism in a country that had been nominally Lutheran from the earliest days of the Reformation.

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