Lenten Midweek Series
A Six Week Meditation on the Sacrament of Holy Baptism
Thought for the Day from Bulletin Cover:
In the first place, you must note in these words (Mt. 28:19, Mk. 16:16) that here stand God’s commandment and institution. Let us not doubt that Baptism is divine. It is not made up or invented by people. For as surely as I can say, “No one has spun the Ten Commandments, the Creed, and the Lord’s Prayer out of his head; they are revealed and given by God Himself.” So also I can boast that Baptism is no human plaything, but is instituted by God himself.
Large Catechsim, Part IV, paragraph 6
Small Catechism Responsive Reading:
P: What is Baptism?
C: Baptism is not just plain water, but it is the water included in God’s command and combined with God’s Word.
P: Which is this Word of God?
C: Christ our Lord says in the last Chapter of Matthew: “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.” (Mt. 28:19)
The evening’s sermon was preached by Chaplain Rev. Graham Glover CPT USARMY. Chaplain Glover is a member of Lutheran Church of the Redeemer and is presently serving at Fort Benning, GA.