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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS As the head of the family should teach them in a simple way to his household The First Commandment You shall have no other gods. What does this mean? We should fear, love, and trust in God above all things. The Second Commandment You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God. What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we

THE CREED

THE CREED As the head of the family should teach it in a simple way to his household The First Article: Creation I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. What does this mean? I believe that God has made me and all creatures; that He has given me my body and soul, eyes, ears, and all my members, my reason and all my senses, and

THE LORD’S PRAYER

THE LORD’S PRAYER As the head of the family should teach it in a simple way to his household Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM As the head of the family should teach it in a simple way to his household First What is Baptism? Baptism is not just plain water, but it is the water included in God’s command and combined with God’s word. Which is that word of God? Christ our Lord says in the last chapter of Matthew: “

CONFESSION

CONFESSION How Christians should be taught to confess What is Confession? Confession has two parts. First, that we confess our sins, and second, that we receive absolution, that is, forgiveness, from the pastor as from God Himself, not doubting, but firmly believing that by it our sins are forgiven before God in heaven. What sins should we confess? Before God we should plead guilty of all sins, even those we

THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR

THE SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR As the head of the family should teach it in a simple way to his household What is the Sacrament of the Altar? It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under the bread and wine, instituted by Christ Himself for us Christians to eat and to drink. Where is this written? The holy Evangelists Matthew, Mark, Luke, and St. Paul

DAILY PRAYERS

DAILY PRAYERS How the head of the family should teach his household to pray morning and evening Morning Prayer In the morning when you get up, make the sign of the holy cross and say: In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Then, kneeling or standing, repeat the Creed and the Lord’s Prayer. If you

TABLE OF DUTIES

TABLE OF DUTIES Certain passages of Scripture for various holy orders and positions, admonishing them about their duties and responsibilities To Bishops, Pastors, and Preachers The overseer must be above reproach, the husband of but one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. He must manage his own family well and see that his

CHRISTIAN QUESTIONS WITH THEIR ANSWERS

CHRISTIAN QUESTIONS WITH THEIR ANSWERS Prepared by Dr. Dr. Martin Luther for those who intend to go to the Sacrament After confession and instruction in the Ten Commandments, the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, and the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper, the pastor may ask, or Christians may ask themselves these questions: 1. Do you believe that you are

LUTHER’S PREFACE

LUTHER’S PREFACE Dr. Martin Luther, to all faithful and godly pastors and preachers: grace, mercy, and peace be yours in Jesus Christ, our Lord. The deplorable, miserable conditions which I recently observed when visiting the parishes have constrained and pressed me to put this catechism of Christian doctrine into this brief, plain, and simple form. How pitiable, so help me God, were the things I saw: the common man, especially in the villages, knows practically nothing of Christian doctrine, and many of the pastors are almost entirely incompetent and unable to teach.