how is lutheran different from christianity

We are saved by Grace. He confessed it with his mouth and though Jesus was not yet resurrected from the dead, this man knew He would be since he asked Jesus to REMEMBER him…so he believed it in his heart!! 2.”For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law,” (Rom. The Orthodox Church still holds to its original or at least early doctrine. That’s why he saved us. Even I have already commented on a few posts and I was just now thinking that while trying to help each other understand God more fully is great, I think we should do it with compassion instead of trying to speak over each other, which is the vibes I’m getting from this site. Im geeting confused with the diffrence between christian and lutharin. Circumcised by God, Buried with Christ, Raised with Christ (Col 2:11-12); Saves You (1Pet 3:21). The gift of salvation and everlasting life with Him. I think were thinkin more than we should as long as you belive in what happened and have neverwitnessed it your loved in gods eyes for your faith. We are partaking (in faith) the body of christ (bread) and the blood (wine). Just like many American Christian’s note themselves as Christian’s but only celebrate Easter for the holidays, many Christian people’s decide which tenants of Christianity that the partake in. Through Jesus Christ there’s grace for us, we do not need a priest or Bishop to interceed everytime for us. When you think you know…you actually don’t know…Isaiah 55:8 an John 3:12 He is the carpenter who fixes things in our lives…He is the prophet who tells us everything is , that was, and is to come, He is the Son of God cause He tells us what the Father’s plan is for us, He is the Father which is God cause no one can do all these that are written in the Book of life and your life and my life except God He is the same yesterday,today, and forevermore…He changed not…the same question was asked before and Jesus answered on John 14:9 I am He…. Credit for the list goes to Matt Slick, President and Founder of the Christian Apologetics and Research Ministry. He died on the cross for our sins, so his torture is caused by us sinning. Jesus died on the cross and endured so much pain and agony to wash away our sins and make us whole. The truth hurts but it heals. I am continually wanting to grow deeper into my relationship with Dad [Jesus]. He will change the way you think, hear, see, say, and do. My personality changed. Lutheran: Lutheran is a separate Church or denomination within the fold of Christianity. Lutherans believe the Bible is the first and only authoritative source for Christian faith and teaching. But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things. I mean, the faith alone thing doesn’t make sence. The main difference between catholic and Lutherans is that catholic believe in the faith which is formed by love and work whereas Lutherans believe that grace and faith alone can save an individual. Other major Christian symbols include the chi-rho monogram, the dove (symbolic of the Holy Spirit), the sacrificial lamb (symbolic of Christ’s sacrifice), the vine (symbolizing the necessary connectedness of the Christian with Christ), and many others. To God alone be the glory! 3 And I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is under obligation to keep the whole Law,” (Gal. Her research interests are mainly in the fields of Sociology, Applied linguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Linguistic anthropology. There a massive difference between those who worship Jesus as a “Profit” and those who worship him as a “Prophet”!!! Luther was peeved by the ills in the practices and beliefs in Roman Catholic Church that he found inconsistent with the scriptures, specifically the Holy Bible. This information changes your assertion that Jesus taught us to pray for salvation. Sure, the Pope and similar leaders need protection as they are symbols as much as anything… but, I think when your local pastor “needs” those things, there are some serious issues going on and they need to be addressed!!! What does scripture say? I am a Lutheran because I believe our confession of the faith accurately adheres to the Christian faith as revealed in Holy Scripture. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t disobey Him. Well spoken. Seven years (2012-2019) have softened my heart. Paul said, “Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.” 1Co 1:10 The differences in doctrine between denominations are wrong. Human perception isn’t always right. God continually works on and in all of us in His way and on His timeline. One of His examples was being baptized. So, wouldn’t faith alone not be enough? Acts 11:26 says the DISCIPLES were called Christians. However, the wine and bread are first consecrated. We are Abrahams’ children, the children of faith, and that not of ourselves, but a gift of the Lord. You're not going to have a problem. Not true at all. As far as being “saved” is concerned, there will be people in heaven that we never expected to see as well as people not there that we thought we would see. There is no proper age for baptism; Lutherans can administer the said sacrament to both young and old. That mistake was assuming that I am a member of the “Church of Christ”; I am not. For I … We can now approach the throne of grace boldly and obtain mercy through faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. 2.”Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ,” (Rom. I grew up Baptist, I am now Catholic, my mother was Methodist, my father was Quaker and we all someday will be reunited kneeing and worshiping our precious Lord with the charsmantics being the loudest lol . I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.” (1Jn 2:19-21) The main entree is Jesus, we can use different spices and all of us still have a delicious meal . If we all simple obeyed the doctrines of Christ (Christian) and ignored the doctrines of men and their traditions (Martin Luther, John Calvin and the like) then we would be “all speaking the same things” 1Cor1:10 Christianity is one of the most important religions of the world with more than 2 billion followers spread in all parts of the world. Be like Mary who treasured all these things in her heart. Did he ever experience any of he sacraments? Luther recognized what a barrier human reason can be to believing what the Bible teaches. Evoryene should read this. Hello Trey, I believe you to be sincere in your comments, however, you made a mistake. We will know all the answers when Jesus returns for us. Can’t wait to meet you all there . If you truly love Jesus, then you should start going to the church he created and not the one that was tampered with by a human being, unless maybe you want to tell me that a human knows better than Jesus. Loving everyone’s posts by the way. If you truly believed that, then you are saved. It seems as though Jesus was more focused on conveying the point that he was the Messiah, than he was on telling her she was wrong about him being a prophet. Yet in Genesis 3 22 God said See! But that doesn’t mean that you’re never gonna mess up. Jesus says that whoever believes, WHOEVER BELIEVES, will not perish!! I have been reading what you all have said and stopped. I have never read a NT verse that instructs individuals to pray a sinners prayer to be saved. Another one is in Romans 10:9-13 “9… because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. To say the Roman Church as it exists today is the Church founded by Christ is absurd. Christian is any entity, person, an organization or a group of people who adhere to Christianity. But dont take advantage of that by beliveing but living wrong try to do rite. Where does it say in the New Testament that we should try and apply a man-made formula to interpret God’s Word…it doesn’t. Lutherans do NOT believe the wine and bread in communion are the literal blood and body of Christ. If a person truly believes, the Holy Spirit has worked faith in their heart and they are a child of God. You try your best to do what he says and obey him, but he also knows your gonna disobey him. That is the Catholic belief of transubstantiation. PS- I thought I would include a list the of purposes of baptism alone with the verses where they can be found. 1.”because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin,” (Rom. From the beginning to the end; Matthew 4:1-45. Christians For a Better Christianity News and commentary from today’s top Progressive Christian voices on faith and politics, social justice, transforming theology, the Bible and more. I love your comments. So if what you say is true, does that mean that every time I mess up by DISOBEYING Him or NOT obeying Him I’m not saved? Hi Kim, do you know that there is only one scripture in the NT that “specifically and unequivocally” states the purpose of baptism? It demonstrates that He has supremacy over life and death, and thus has the power to bestow eternal life among the people. Period! 5:1). 6.Canon 30: “If any one saith, that, after the grace of Justification has been received, to every penitent sinner the guilt is remitted, and the debt of eternal punishment is blotted out in such wise, that there remains not any debt of temporal punishment to be discharged either in this world, or in the next in Purgatory, before the entrance to the kingdom of heaven can be opened (to him); let him be anathema.”. 1) Lutherans are Christians. Psalms 112:1 7.”He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,” (Titus 3:5). No! And because the Roman Catholic Church was Soo corrupt at the time, Luther felt it necessary to call out the MEN and bring the Word to the people, in many ways, but one was by translating to the language of his countrymen, something kept from the people by the RCC. Srcipture CLEARLY states otherwise. Tithing…God says to be a cheerful giver, and He allows us to test Him by giving to Him the firstfruits of our labor. It’s reminding us that he will always forgive us and giving us a very easy way to repent, because as Jesus said in the Apocalypse repent or you will suffer worse than sodom. You put “christian” where you should have put “Catholic” in the sentence about salvation by faith & grace alone. We each think we know God better than the other one and I’m sure most people who posted, including myself, still think that. We don’t understand the Trinity either… Father, Son and Holy Spirit (3 persons) yet one God. Many of the Jewish Christians of NT times didn’t accept Gentile Christian’s. It is not another persons decision whether or not to be repentive and obedient. We all show or joy and passions in different ways, possibly say different things, that is what makes us individuals. Good conversations. Could not have explained it better! As Paul said, “Is not this cup which we bless a participation in the blood of Christ? Your email address will not be published. The division is there, but if we accept what His Son did and continue in faith, we will enter into heaven. Is not this break that we break a participation in the body of Christ?” So all four are present in the act of communion. They will blast you with tons of proof-texted Scripture that they see through a homemade lens. You are exactly right Jesus taught in the “Lord’s Prayer”verses, which is an example of how to pray, to ask God to forgive us as we forgive others but who was he talking to? Here’s another hint. God Bless. I’m not arguing…cause vengeance is not mine but the Lord.read Scripture: Duetoronmoy 32:4, 1corinthians 10:4 He is our Rock, Isaiah 53:5 Jesus was in the old that is why He said before Abraham was is I AM John 8:58, Isaiah 9:6 saith He is the Everlasting Father it’s all over the Scriptures …that’s why He says if you look you shall find me.The truth will set you free. 4.”Therefore He is able also to save forever those who draw near to God through Him, since He always lives to make intercession for them. It’s not about the title, it’s about Jesus. However, it is historically documented. This is the ideal answer. It is always fresh and life-sustaining, always relevant, and as we choose to dig deeper, can always find something new and substantial. As for titles, I want debate that point here but I will say this; it isn’t necessarily the titles that are wrong it is the doctrines that go along with those titles. The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever. 4:3). Please post the “sinners prayer verse” here for us all to see. What makes the Lutheran Church distinct from the rest of the Christian community is its approach towards God’s grace and salvation; Lutherans believe that humans are saved from sins by God’s grace alone (Sola Gratia) through faith alone (Sola Fide). Jesus is God. I don’t remember ever reading that in scripture. Through belief and acceptance of the death and resurrection of Jesus, sinful humans can be reconciled with God and are offered the promise of eternal life. Every single day I still mess up. True God, and true man. 5:1-3). Lutherans recognize this clearly. Look up the baptism scripture and if you find it, please post it here. John 3:16. They do not hold a patent on believing that we should follow all scripture and not “cherry pic” our favorites as some are in the habbit of doing. God’s Word doesn’t contradict itself. A little hint to assist your search; the Church began after Jesus died on the cross. I really want to confess but not catholic can I. Yeah, but the new law didn’t actually happen till after Jesus died and the curtain was torn in the temple. He said this, “They went out from “us”, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would no doubt have “continued with us”: but they went out, that they might be made manifest that they “were not all of us”. In a nutshell, here are four of the chief differences between these two Christian religions. God ble$$ america! 3:20). There are numerous times Jesus had told everyone to repent. He knows…, Hello Nick, you stated, “If you believe you belive thats all you need to be saved.” Please supply the NT scripture that states that “”all” you need to be saved is to believe”. Are you saying that in order to be saved, you have to constantly obey Him? You understand that. Nowadays, there are estimated to be over eighty million people all over the world who consider themselves to be Lutherans. While the majority of Christians are members of the Roman Catholic Church, there are many other churches and denominations in Christianity. Tom, you still have my love through Christ. On the other hand, Lutheran is used to describe someone belonging to Lutheranism – a sect of Christianity. This is one of the two Sacraments commanded by Jesus. Jesus is the only important thing. The Lutheran movement was the first to proclaim Faith as an ultimate goal of a devoted Christian. All because of His grace. I would liked to challenge all, no matter the length of your walk or age, to dig deeper. Our personality will change. The Roman Church is in direct violation of the Word of God. Some protestants believe that the communion supper is only a memorial. We must put our reason under God’s Word and simply believe what he tells us. 10 For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. 2:8). Idk exactly how the sacraments surfaced but I’m thinking that since Jesus got baptized we should too and since Jesus literally created the Eucharist and told us to, “…do this…” we should participate in that as well. If so I would love to know which verse it is. It’s really simple. 2000 years ago men divided into sects called Paulines, Peterites, and Apollosites; now they go by different names: Lutheran, Methodist, Baptist and the like. Whatever Bible quote,“ instead of just going and saying, “no, what I’m saying is right and your wrong.” After all I think that no matter what type of Christian you are, maybe you’ll agree that Jesus didn’t help others understand scripture that way, so we shouldn’t either. @media (max-width: 1171px) { .sidead300 { margin-left: -20px; } } I will tell you I am not a Lutheran or Catholic. “StJohnsAshfield StainedGlass GoodShepherd Portrait” by Stained glass: Alfred Handel, d. 1946[2], photo:Toby Hudson – Own work. How happy I am to know Him as the one friend I count on. Thanks for the patience if you read the whole thing, Tom. We are his chosen people, a Royal Priesthood. When I say I believe that your 5 step plan of salvation is false, I’m stating that I disagree with your opinion on what Scripture means, but I cannot exclude you from being called Christian. There is only one NT scripture that states “faith only”. And I still believe in Him. There’s no set age for baptism in the church. All because of His grace. Protestantism is further divided into thousands of churches, the main ones being Lutheran, Anglican (Episcopalian), Presbyterian, and Methodist. Like many traditional Christian sectors, it is usually held with long-established rituals and sung liturgies. The two most widely accepted sacraments are Baptism and the Eucharist, however, the majority of Christians recognize seven Sacraments, or Divine Mysteries: Baptism, Confirmation (‘Chrismation’ in the Orthodox tradition), the Eucharist, Holy Orders, Reconciliation of a Penitent (confession), Anointing of the Sick, and Matrimony. The Catholic faith has a distinctly traditional church-centered history. So it’s a life-time process. Faith without works is dead. But, church of Christ…wake up…your men were no more immune to infallibility as mine. They will take the bees which would usually just create “nests” or whatever and then organized it into a way to produce more honey and make it easier to distribute to others, if our faith was like honey. Christians are all those who accept Jesus Christ is the Messiah, the Son of God the Father, who came to earth to die on the cross, be buried and be risen the third day. The way I see, say, think, and do things changed. Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh? Matthew 5:19 But yeah, my point is, to be saved, or to accept God’s gift of salvation is simple. Because everyone seems to to be claiming that they KNOW the Word better than someone else, when in fact none of us know, or will know, the Word perfectly and what it means until we make it to heaven. We have Elders meetings and study as an adult to stay on the path and practice more as well. What raises the biggest question for me is the just faith part. Look at History by reading the book of Acts how the church operated and moved. Thus, Lutherans resist the idea that the bread and wine are mere symbols. That’s very sad. If you look at the words of the Lutheran confession “Augsburg Confession” you clearly see that the effort by the men the Roman Church called “Lutherans” (the name stuck) were attempting a conservative reformation of the Church based on the very clear words of Scripture alone. 1:12). Here are four beliefs that set Lutherans apart from other Protestant Christians: 1. For this reason, Faith in God the Father Almighty and knowing he was crucified for the remission of sin is the most important to us. It will suprise some of us. That’s why we have God. It is a natural consequence of faith that a Christian will (to some extent) live for Jesus. Don’t we need to; just to mention one thing, repent? 3:1-3). If I was offensive, and I was, I apologize. We do not belong to any denomination or church and have been taught by the Holy Spirit. Ecclesiastes 12:13 As it turns out he was not speaking to a group of unconverted people; he was; in fact, speaking to a group of Christians. God Bless you. If you don’t believe that that is true then are you saying that John 3:16 is a lie? You need to go out and practice your faith, because how else will you get better at it? There has always been factions and heretical “us only”/”my way” groups. Lutherans and Christians are two common words that that you will hear when you talk about different religions in the world. How do you know that the thief wasn’t baptized? You practice. The passion for God is the thread that binds. Terms of Use and Privacy Policy: Legal. But once saved, we need to try to follow the pattern Christ set for us. Why here are Roman Catholics listed as the only Christians? (No excesses allowed other than basic cable and a cellphone. And how do I know that I’m saved? The RCC is not the pure church as it was originally; it became corrupt by the leaders of the church in addition to all the other man-made rules and protocols it added along the way, thus Luther began the revolution against the corrupt and powerful leadership of the RCC and brought God’s Word and the Love and Salvation of Jesus directly to the people. Yo Jesus created a church. So that no man can boast. A Roman catholic does not recognize other denominations and considers only Roman Catholic Church as the true Church of Jesus Christ. He is my defense lawyer! We have a confirmation, in which we deeply study the Bible, even have tests over it. Orthodox Lutheran theology holds that God created the world, including a perfect, sacred and sinless humanity. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in his commandments. Here are 7 major differences between Mormons and Christian theology. He promises to meet you where you are! The Bible clearly states that their is one mediator between God and Man and that is the Lord Jesus Christ. One such church is t… There are only Christians. It is a religion that is based upon the premise of Jesus Christ being the son of God and his sacrifice for the redemption or salvation of the mankind. Although many Lutherans have learned the “what” of the doctrines of the Church, they do not always have a full scriptural foundation to share the “why.” He’s with me every step of the way. It’s beautiful and I pray that you realize it some day. We leave that up to God. 2.” It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery. Eph 2:8-9 & 10 also is very clear. First Lutheran Church in Louisville By Nyttend (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons, 2. Go out and demonstrate what he is teaching you.go be part of the body and let him work through you. In 1521, Martin Luther pinned his 95 Theses to reform the church from within as he felt that many of the practices and dogma such as the practice of indulgence were inconsistent with the Holy Bible. If you hold to certain ‘beliefs’ about the Christian faith, you automatically put yourself in some ‘denomination’ or other, simply for example because you hold to a,b,c, when others might hold to d.e.f. Justification comes before sanctification. These are “men”, not Jesus. Although both Catholicism and Evangelicalism are Christian faiths, they have distinct differences. It is my understanding that the blood sacrifice Christ made, was to cover sins up to the point of salvation. This you have chirch of Christ doctrines of men. No one has the ability to change that. That’s why they are saints. Jesus instituted the Lord Supper before his death not after. I have been a Lutheran all my life and you are not necessarily made to do these things as an absolute, any Lutheran takes pride in doing so and feel it is necessary to show your faith and that you walk with the Lord in all that you do. The ideals for this organisation came from Christianity, but the method of non violence from Gandhi. You should learn the history before condemning. 3 Are you so foolish? As he later wrote, “Faith is God’s work in us. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail, September 15, 2010 • 103 comments. He (Jesus) told her the things she had done in the past and things of the future. That’s why it’s, “good news.” Getting Baptized is not a prerequisite to salvation. “Also, I really haven’t heard of any saints who didn’t participate in the sacraments. Revelation 22:14 Praise ye the LORD. Lutherans believe in the efficacy of the Word of God in both Holy Scripture and in the Sacraments. Christ teach us to pray and included there the prayer of confession and it was stated again in 1;john 1:9. Saints tell us how to live close to Jesus, and because you love Jesus so much you should look at how they lived their lives so that you can mirror them to become a better Christian. a small proof of this is when they met at the council of Trent in 1544 where, among other things, they addressed the issue of Justification. Calvinism is based on the belief that individuals do not have a choice in who obtains salvation because it is predestined. Hitting it at the right place. Christianity is the oldest religion and has the highest population in the world. There are differences in beliefs and doctrines as well as practices between an ordinary Christian and a Lutheran that will be talked about in this article. It is not our job to judge. Repentance isn’t just saying sorry and keep going on living how we want to live. He could have believed and had faith whole heartedly that Jesus was the Son of God, but unless he did went in the Jordan 7 times, he was still gonna have that disease. Every other religion teaches us to earn our way to God. I would say that it is through grace and repentance that we are saved, those who believe that Jesus is the messiah that died on the cross and rose again for our sins. Not one of you out there is without sin, even when you become a Christian. Hello EVERYONE. 26 For it was fitting for us to have such a high priest, holy, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners and exalted above the heavens; 27 who does not need daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for His own sins and then for the sins of the people, because this He did once for all when He offered up Himself,” (Heb. On the other hand, Baptists are the people, who rank baptism for the professed believers, and … There was a glitch when I submitted my comment. I can follow the group “Third Day” around everywhere that they go and learn to sing all their songs by heart but that want make me a member of the band. Jesus walked this earth to teach and guide us. But we are saved so that we may live for God and do good works. This makes absolutely no sense and that’s because the Catholic faith (made by God, a perfect being) was tampered with by a human and created into this Lutheran doctrine that makes no sense even to a teenager, which is me. If you follow Christ and you know that he is the ONLY way to ever get to heaven, you are a Christian. Psalms 119:127 Methodist: Lutheran: Sanctification is … Not even a non believer will argue this point. Lutheran: A Lutheran is a Christian who believes in the teachings of Martin Luther. Scripture states, “So Jesus said to those who believed in him, “If you obey my teaching, you are really my disciples”John 8:31 and “If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love.”John 15:10. That’s why they are saints. Thus, remaining the earliest surviving doctrinal foundation/denomination. And to be saved from those sins is to simply believe who He says He is and what He is to you and what He has done for you. I love you all. There is an error in this article. That phrase is man made and isn’t anywhere in the scriptures. What Luther discovered is the freedom of Christians trusting God’s mercy in Christ. Sacraments are rites instituted by Christ that mediate grace, constituting a sacred mystery. They believe that recognition of such elements is an explicit form of idolatry. Look it up and post it here. Lutherans also support the grace of God and that will be given only by the order of Christ. 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