Holy Baptism is the rite of initiation into the Christian Faith. Lutherans teach that it is regenerative, creating a new person by God's Word and work of the Holy Ghost.
The Large Catechism: Baptism
The fourth part of the basic text on pastoral theology by Martin Luther deals with the theology and practice of the sacrament and how it involves the Christian life, especially in confession and absolution.
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