Confirmation Instruction

confirmationTeach the Doctrine of the Bible and Christian Church

  • Learn to make the proper distinction between Law and Gospel
  • Develop an understanding of the interdependence of all Biblical Doctrine
  • Learn to appreciate the teachings of the Evangelical Lutheran Church as faithful to the Bible

Develop an Understanding of the Life and Work of Christ

  • Be able to articulate God’s plan of salvation as He worked it out through the incarnation of Christ
  • Become acquainted with life in Bible times
  • Develop a working understanding of the Geography of the Bible, the social and political situation of Jesus’ day

Develop Personal Bible Study Skills and Habits

  • Learn to make Bible reading a daily activity
  • Learn how to use Bible study helps, including a concordance, Bible dictionary and Bible atlas

Grow in Faith and Christian Living by the Power of the Holy Spirit

  • Develop a personal devotional life
  • Participate in the Worship life of the congregation
  • Cultivate positive Christian attitudes and trust in the Divine providence of God
  • Participate in opportunities for Christian Service and Christian Charity

Develop Mission and Evangelism Attitudes

  • Make the Great Commission personal priority
  • Develop an appreciation for the mission activities of the Church
  • Learn effective techniques of personal witness

Develop an Understanding of the Corporate Nature of the Church

  • Learn how a Christian congregation functions
  • Become aware of the heritage of the Christian Church in general and specifically the Church of the Lutheran Reformation
  • Appreciate the work of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod