Lutheranism

Lutheran Practices

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Lutherans practice infant baptism as well as the baptism of believing adults. In the Lutheran perspective, baptism is a sacrament that is commanded by God and "cleanses from sin, snatches us from the power of Satan, and gives us everlasting life." [4]

References

  1. "The Difference Between the ELCA and the LCMS," Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Official Site.
  2. Beliefs: "Lutheran Confessions," Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Official Site.
  3. Practices: "What About Baptism?" LCMS website.
  4. FAQ: Homosexuality, LCMS website.
  5. ELCA/LCMS: The Lutheran World Federation (LWF).
  6. Ibid.
  7. LWF 2003 Membership Details
  8. ELCA Office of the Bishop
  9. "The Difference Between the ELCA and the LCMS," Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod Official Site.
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Title Lutheran Practices
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Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2021
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MLA Citation “Lutheran Practices.” ReligionFacts.com. 29 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021. <religionfacts.com/lutheranism/practices>