Small Catechism [NOOK Book]

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This small catechism provides solid teaching on the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, The Apostles Creed, the Lord's Supper, baptism, and Confession and Absolution. Simply put, it is an excellent and simple presentation of what God teaches in His Word and the basic truths of what we should believe about Christ and His teachings for our salvation and life. Makes no difference what one's religion or church affiliation - this book will give anyone who reads it an accurate look into what the Bible is all about. In...
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Overview

This small catechism provides solid teaching on the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, The Apostles Creed, the Lord's Supper, baptism, and Confession and Absolution. Simply put, it is an excellent and simple presentation of what God teaches in His Word and the basic truths of what we should believe about Christ and His teachings for our salvation and life. Makes no difference what one's religion or church affiliation - this book will give anyone who reads it an accurate look into what the Bible is all about. In 1529 Martin Luther published this small Christian catechism and addressed it to "all faithful and godly pastors and preachers" about the "deplorable, miserable [spiritual] conditions" in which the german folk was in. Ever since then, this concise and biblical summary of the Christian Faith has been used by countless Christians to teach the faith to their kids and kin. All Christians will benefit from the Questions and Bible-quotes Answers format.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607783589
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Series: Mobi Classics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 138,815
  • File size: 398 KB

Meet the Author

Martin Luther (1483-1546) was a German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation. He strongly disputed the claim that freedom from God's punishment of sin could be purchased with money. He confronted indulgence salesman Johann Tetzel with his Ninety-Five Theses in 1517. His refusal to retract all of his writings at the demand of Pope Leo X in 1520 and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Worms in 1521 resulted in his excommunication by the pope and condemnation as an outlaw by the emperor. Luther taught that salvation is not earned by good deeds but received only as a free gift of God's grace through faith in Jesus as redeemer from sin. His theology challenged the authority of the pope of the Roman Catholic Church by teaching that the Bible is the only source of divinely revealed knowledge and opposed sacerdotalism by considering all baptized Christians to be a holy priesthood. Those who identify with Luther's teachings are called Lutherans. His translation of the Bible into the language of the people (instead of Latin) made it more accessible, causing a tremendous impact on the church and on German culture. It fostered the development of a standard version of the German language, added several principles to the art of translation, and influenced the translation into English of the King James Bible. His hymns influenced the development of singing in churches. His marriage to Katharina von Bora set a model for the practice of clerical marriage, allowing Protestant priests to marry.
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  • Posted February 13, 2013

    Have Used it for Years

    What a great this to have this catechism on my Nook. It makes it so handy to reference.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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