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Describe God's Story in six sentences.
-God created us to be with Him.
-Our sins separate us from God.
-Sins cannot be removed by good deeds.
-Paying the price for sin, Jesus died and rose again.
-Everyone who trusts in Him alone has eternal life.
-Loving God and loving others is our response to what God has done for us.
What other names are there for Communion?
-Sacrament of the Altar
What is God's Law?
That which we "should" or "shouldn't do" according to Gods Will.
What is the purpose of God's Law? (Rom. 3:20)
Shows Our Sin (S.O.S.)
What is Sin?
When we "don't" do something we should or "do" something we shouldn't according to God's Law.
What is the wage or penalty for our sin? (Rom. 6:23a)
Who is Sinful?
What is The Gospel? (Rom. 6:23)
The Good News of how Jesus saved us from our sin and gives us eternal life.
What is the purpose of the Gospel? (John 3:16)
Shows Our Savior (S.O.S.)
How did God save us?
He sent His son Jesus to pay the penalty of our sin by dying on the cross and conquering death through His resurrection.
Why did God give us His Law and send His son to die for us?
Because he Love's us
What is Grace?
God's Riches At Christ's Expense (G.R.A.C.E.)
What are the "Means of Grace"? (The Way God sends us his Grace)
-The written and spoken word of the Gospel (God's Word / The Bible)
-The Sacraments (Baptism and Holy Communion)
What is a Sacrament?
• Holy act Commanded by Christ
• Has physical elements
• Gives forgiveness of sins
What are the two sacraments?
What is communion? (Martin Luther definition)
"It is the true body and blood of our Lord Jesus Christ under the bread and wine, instituted by Christ Himself for us to eat and drink."
What Four elements do we receive when we take Communion?
- Christ true body
- Christ's true blood
What is it that gives such power in Holy Communion?
It is through God's Word shared during the Words of Institution.
How do we know that Jesus is "Truly present" in Holy Communion?
By His Word (The Bible) and by Faith
What is the main gift of Communion?
Forgiveness of sins
What are other benefits of Holy Communion?
• Abundant life with Christ
• Unity with other Christians
Who should receive Holy Communion?
Those who have faith in Jesus and believe in His true presence in the Lord's Supper.
Can you come to the Lord's Supper if you are weak in faith? Why?
Yes! It can help to strengthen your faith.
What three questions should I ask of myself before participating in the Lord's Supper?
- Do I believe in Jesus as my Lord and Savior?
- Am I sorry for my sinful ways?
- Do I intend to change my sinful ways?
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