Luther's Small Catechism

The catechism is an essential part of any Christian’s library. Brief, clear summaries of God’s Word allow individuals and families alike to use the Small Catechism as a powerful tool and prayer book. Though the catechism was written by Martin Luther in 1529, its question and answer format provides Christians with a timeless guide book that is easy to use and applicable to all the various callings we have in life.

The Small Catechism explores the Six Chief Parts of Christian Doctrine: the Ten Commandments, the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, Confession, and the Sacrament of the Altar. It also includes daily prayers, a table of duties for Christians, and a guide for Christians to use as they prepare to receive Holy Communion.

This is sometimes referred to as the Enchiridion.

An explanation section has regularly accompanied editions of Luther’s Small Catechism since the early days of Lutheranism. It is designed to help individuals understand and apply the catechism to their lives. Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation is available for purchase from Concordia Publishing House in several different forms.

Interesting and Informative

Links to Christian resources

to aid in education and growth in the Lutheran and Christian faith


A good resource for Bible study

A website designed to allow easy searching of the Christian Bible in many different versions and translations, including EnglishSpanishFrench, and other non-English languagesLINK HERE. The website is free for anyone to use. 

12 Christian symbols with explanations

PDF Document that includes 12 symbols with corresponding explanations produced by Dr. A. R, Kretzmann  originally for Lutheran Brotherhood LIfe Insurance in 1956

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The Book of Concord - 

The Book of Concord contains documents which Christians from the fourth to the 16th century A.D. explained what they believed and taught on the basis of the Holy Scriptures.​

  • By Whose Authority12:54

  • 12:10

lector's pronunciation Guide

Lectors pronunciation.pdf