Lutherans

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Lutheran Theology - Doctrine - Sacraments - Baptism
... Lutherans hold that Baptism is a saving work of God, mandated and instituted by Jesus Christ ... infants cannot articulate that faith, Lutherans believe that it is present all the same ... it is faith alone that receives these divine gifts, Lutherans confess that baptism "works forgiveness of sins, delivers from death and the devil, and gives eternal ...
Lutheranism In Europe - Oceania/Australia
... See also History of the Lutheran Church of Australia According to the most recent national census, approximately 1.3% of the Australian population call themselves Lutherans ... Most Lutherans in Australia are members of congregations that form the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA) ... At present the Lutheran Church of Australia has elected only to be an associate member of the two large worldwide Lutheran fellowships, the LWF and ILC ...
Lutheran Theology - Doctrine - Predestination
... Lutherans adhere to divine monergism, the teaching that salvation is by God's act alone, and therefore reject the idea that humans in their fallen state have a free will concerning spiritual matters ... Lutherans believe that although humans have free will concerning civil righteousness, they cannot work spiritual righteousness in the heart without the presence and aid of the Holy Spirit ... Lutherans believe Christians are "saved" that all who trust in Christ alone and his promises can be certain of their salvation ...
Gnesio-Lutherans
... Gnesio-Lutherans" (from Greek γνήσιος = gnesios, genuine, authentic) is a modern name for a theological party in the Lutheran Church, in opposition to the ... In their own day they were called Flacians by their opponents and simply Lutherans by themselves ... In a broader meaning, the term Gnesio-Lutheran is associated mostly with the defense of the doctrine of Real Presence ...
List Of Former Protestants - Lutherans
... Louis Bouyer – Lutheran minister who converted to Catholicism in 1939 ... Ole Brunell – Lutheran pastor who converted to Orthodox Judaism ... John Hove, a former Lutheran pastor, he converted to Orthodox Judaism in 1988 ...