Return to main menu QUESTION: What is the official stance of the Missouri Synod on the death penalty? Individuals within the LCMS may, for various valid reasons, object to the usefulness and fairness of the death penalty as it is being used or considered within a particular governmental system.
ANSWER: In 1967, The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod stated its position "that capital punishment is in accord with the Holy Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions." Resolution 2-38 of the New York convention of the Synod reads as follows: "Whereas, Various church bodies have condemned capital punishment in recent years; and "Whereas, God's Word supports capital punishment (Gen. Although it is clear from Scripture that the government has the God-given right to use the death penalty, the LCMS has not taken the position that the government must use this right if it determines that some other form of punishment would better serve society at large at a particular time and place.
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