The giver defines the gift

Worship is God giving, and us receiving. We can’t define the gift. Only the giver can do that. Thanks be to God He gives His body and blood for you for the forgiveness of your sins.

The Sacrament of the Altar

“We must speak also concerning the other Sacrament, namely, these three points: What is it? What are its benefits? and, Who is to receive it? And all these are established by the words by [...]

Baptism in summary

“But if anyone fall away from it, let him again come into it. For just as Christ, the Mercy-seat, does not recede from us or forbid us to come to Him again, even though we sin, so all His [...]

Baptism is a gift you can’t break

Therefore our Baptism abides forever; and even though some one should fall from it and sin, nevertheless we always have access thereto, that we may again subdue the old man. But we need not again [...]

Baptism does the repenting

And here you see that Baptism, both in its power and signification, comprehends also the third Sacrament, which has been called repentance, as it is really nothing else than Baptism. For what [...]