What We Teach and Confess as Lutherans
Jesus rose from the dead on the third day and opened the gates of heaven to all who trust in him.
God accepts all who believe in Jesus even though there is no merit or worthiness in us.
So that we might believe in Jesus, God has given us the ministry, which is the preaching of Christ and the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. Through these, God also gives us the forgiveness of sins.
When God brings people to faith, He also produces many good works in our lives. These are done, not to earn grace, but to do God’s will and please him. We love him because he first loved us.
God has given every man, woman and child a calling in life. Within that calling He directs us, and through His Word, strengthens us to live for Him.
The Bible is the inspired Word of God. The Bible is free from all error and contradiction in all that it says. The Word of God brings us to Jesus our Lord.
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C. Robert Schultz
Directors at Large