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confirmation class 2014 2015

Confirmation Class 2014-2015

Zion Ev. Lutheran Church

W6906 County Road K

Arlington, WI 53911

the catechism
The Catechism
  • What it is:
  • A book of instruction in the form of questions and answers.
  • Who wrote it?
  • Martin Luther (1483-1546)
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The Catechism
  • Why it was written:
  • So that the head of the family could teach his family the chief parts of Christian doctrine (teaching)
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The Catechism
  • What’s in it:
    • (Open up your blue book and white booklet)
    • 1. The Ten Commandments
    • 2. The Apostles’ Creed
    • 3. The Lord’s Prayer
    • 4. The Sacrament of Holy Baptism
    • 5. The Use of the Keys and Confessions
    • 6. The Sacrament of Holy Communion
other items
Other items
  • The Nicene Creed
  • Daily Prayers
  • Table of Duties
what is in the bible
What is in the Bible?

2 Peter 1:21

2 Timothy 3:16

1. God the Holy Spirit breathed into (inspired) the writers to write the exact words he wanted.


1 Corinthians 2:12-13

We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words.

2 Peter 1:21

2. The Bible is therefore word-for-word God’s Word.


John 17:17

Sanctifythem by the truth; your word is truth.

2 Peter 1:21

3. Everything the Bible says is true since it’s God’s Word.


Revelation 22:18-19

4. We shouldn’t add anything or subtract anything from the Bible.

why did god give us the bible
Why did God give us the Bible?

2 Timothy 3:15-17

  • 1. To teach us the way of salvation (deliverance) by trusting in Jesus.
  • 2. To guide us in God-pleasing living after we have come to trust in Jesus.
how does god want us to use his word
How does God want us to use His Word?

Hear it and study it

Live according to it

Through it He will strengthen (confirm) us in our Christian faith and life.


Assignment for next week

  • Multiple Choice
  • Word Study
  • Bible Books
  • Read pages 20-25 in “Luther’s Catechism”

For the Quiz next time

  • Review lesson 1
  • Memorize: VIP 1
    • The Gospel in a nutshell: John 3:16
    • For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son so that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
  • Memorize: Lord’s Prayer (Address)
  • Our Father in heaven.
  • What does this mean?
  • With these words God...