In every generation vexing questions arise to challenge the faithful. Sorting out the issues as to their nature and importance and determining what can be said about them on the basis of the revelation give by God in Scripture is the on-going work of the church. Grace for Grace makes the case historically for the 1918 origination of what we endearingly call the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. But it does far more. This key source of information on the controversy involving the doctrine of election shows the need for true vigilance in each generation as it seeks to absorb God's Word for its own sustenance and also conveys that same life-giving Word to others. Only by the grace of God are our days transformed into a blessed time of grace to hear the Gospel, believe it for ourselves, and pass it on to those who follow.