I Spy Salvation’s Story, Lesson 13: God Sends the Holy Spirit

The text for this lesson is Acts 2:1–21, 37–47. Key Point God sends His Spirit to establish, unite, sustain, and expand His Church. Law:Without the Holy Spirit, we would be excluded from God’s salvation. Gospel: Through His Word and Baptism, God grants repentance and His Holy Spirit to forgive our sins and gather us into … Continue Reading

3-in-1: Discovering Our Triune God, Lesson 10: The Spirit Creates Faith: Jesus Teaches Nicodemus

The text for this lesson is John 3:1–16 Key Point Jesus taught Nicodemus that the Holy Spirit works a new birth of faith through Baptism. This is true for me too. Law: My sinful nature does not believe in Jesus as Savior or understand God’s ways. Gospel: God the Holy Spirit works in a sure … Continue Reading

New Testament 1, Lesson 11: The Baptism of Jesus

The text for this lesson is Luke 3:15–22 Key Point Jesus was baptized “to fulfill all righteousness” so that our Baptism might give us forgiveness of sins and rescue us from death and the devil. Law: Because of God’s wrath and anger over sin, I and all people need a Savior. Gospel: In Baptism, I … Continue Reading

Pray, Praise, and Give Thanks, Lesson 5: The Baptism of Jesus

The text for this lesson is Luke 3:15–22 Key Point At Jesus’ Baptism, God the Father said Jesus was His beloved Son. God, our Father in heaven, who has made us His children through water and the Word, invites us to come to Him without fear and to ask for anything. Law: My sinful flesh … Continue Reading