This Latin phrase is a summary of what we, as Lutherans, believe and teach.
in His great mercy and love, God sent His Son, Jesus, to bear the sins of all people
and to purchase forgiveness for the entire world. We are saved by grace alone.
all that Jesus won for thewhole world becomes ours by faith alone.
Through faith in Jesus Christ alone, we are counted righteous before God
and become heirs of heaven.
the Bible, which is the inspired Word of God, is the only authority and standard
of judgment in the Church. All teachingsare measured by His clear Word.
All that we do at Messiah is a reflection of these simple, yet profound, truths.