St. Paul Lutheran Church, Runge: Baptism: a promise to God
"You are my beloved child; with you I am well pleased" Luke 3:22. Pastor Randal Bruno of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Runge spoke about baptism in his sermon Sunday morning. Many Lutherans probably do not remember their own infant baptism when our parents, Godparents, and the congregation promised to bring us up in a Christian life and teach us the Christian faith. Later, when we were confirmed in the church, we made a personal commitment to be a Christian. Baptism is a sacrament instituted by God and contains an earthly element and contains a promise which goes both ways. God promises to always love us and stand by us and we promise to lead a Godly life. With Christ in your heart you can rest assured that our Father loves and affirms you. If you have wavered in your promise to God or if you have not made a commitment to your God and Savior, ask him to restore that baptismal flow of love. Then you can rejoice in being a beloved child who makes your Father smile.
Worship services at St. Paul Lutheran in Runge begin at 8:30 a.m. Sunday mornings with Sunday School and Adult Bible Study of the book of Acts following the services. Please feel welcome to join us in praise and worship of our Lord and Savior.
"The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26.