what happens to the baby’s soul if a baby dies before it get baptized? (like crib death) Does it matter if the baby’s mother or parents are Christian? What happens to the soul of a unborn baby if the mother has a miscarriage? Thank you, J J, This is a very difficult question, and one […]

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In conf./abs., private or corporate; what does one do when you find you need to confess but right behind it you begin thinking, “your confession will be half hearted”. You want to be really sorry but you are wrestling with yourself over the sincerity & you feel as you are going to God half-hearted. You […]

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Why should one go to church if the Sacrament is not offered? Answers that I have read/seen on why one should go to church have been answered with a “Word AND Sacrament” emphasis. Rarely, if ever, is there forgiveness, if the service has no sacrament. It seems as though there is a greater propensity for […]

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In the Epitome of the Formula of Concord; VI.3 reads, “It is necessary that the law of The Lord always shine before them, so that they may not start self willed and self created forms of serving God from human devotion.” As always happens around this time of year there are “Christians” who want to […]

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Lutherans tend to baptize by sprinkling water. Baptists say we are doing this wrong because in the Bible they only baptize by emersion. Lutherans believe that communion can only be done with bread and wine, whereas Baptists use grape juice and crackers. We say they are wrong in doing this. So I am wondering why […]

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