The center of an authentically Christian life is to acknowledge that we are sinners and to pray for God's grace. Our message on God's gift of confession and absolution.
Martin Luther calls The Lord's Supper: “food of the soul,” “a pure, wholesome, soothing medicine” and “a great treasure.” This meal is given by Jesus for our forgiveness. It is bread and wine. It is His body and His blood. It is what He says it is. Our message on the Lord's Supper.
Why don't we just take a squirt gun and 'baptize' everyone we see on the street? An answer to that question as we look at God's gift in baptism.
God’s gifts are his means of grace, his signs of his love for us, and because we have his love we can share his love. We begin our sermon series on the sacraments.