|WE BELIEVE, TEACH, AND CONFESS
...The Bible is the inspired Word of God, absolute Truth, and
is relevant to all ages and for all people.
...There is only one true God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
...God created all things perfectly in six days.
...We are all born sinful because of Adam and Eve's fall into
...Because of our sin revealed to us by God's perfect Law, we
face death and eternal condemnation in hell.
...God sent his Son, Jesus Christ, into the world to save us
from the curse of the Law.
...Jesus paid for our sins with his own suffering and death
upon the cross.
...Because of Christ's resurrection from the dead, we have
victory over sin, death, and hell.
...The Holy Spirit has given us our faith in Christ through
God's Words and Sacraments.
...God bestows all spiritual blessings upon sinners by special
means established by him.
...That the Lord gave his Word and the sacraments of Baptism
and the Lord's Supper for a purpose.
...That there is one holy Christian church, which is the temple
of God(1 Corinthians 3:16) and the body of Christ (Ephesians
...The church's mission is to serve people with the Word and
...Not only the church but also the state, that is, all
governmental authority, has been institued by God.
...No one can know the exact time of Jesus' return.
...That at Jesus' return this present world will come to an end.
...In a miraculous way that goes beyond all human
investagation, God the Holy Spirit moved these men
to write his Word.
...In Christ, we enter into eternal life at death.
(For more information about what we believe, please visit the WELS website