Quiz: Lutheran Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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How many Lutheran terms can you identify?

Are you a member of the Lutheran church? Show familiar you are with the Lutheran faith by answering these questions!

 Sep 17, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is grace to a Lutheran?
The ascent to heaven
Smooth movement
God’s unconditional love for us

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Justification means that:
We are made in God's image
We are right to live as Lutherans.
We are made right with God despite our sin and self-centeredness

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

This is a sacrament recognized by Lutherans.

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a member of the Lutheran clergy called?

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a bulletin?
The acceptance of Jesus Christ
The gospel of as read by a member of the clergy
A booklet containing the order of worship

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The ELW is ________.
A church hymnal
A Lutheran Bible
A book of Lutheran teachings

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does Evangelical mean?
Church services in the Lutheran tradition
A very pious Lutheran
The gospel or good news of salvation

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a Lector?
A female pastor
An altar boy
Someone who has volunteered to read the Scripture lessons during worship

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

An invocation is:
A call for God to be present
The presence of the Holy Spirit after Baptism
A hymn sung in church

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the Aaronic Benediction?
A blessing that begins, "The Lord bless you and keep you."
A hymn sung in church
Another term for the word "Amen"

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does Advent prepare us for?
The resurrection
Christ's birth

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a canticle?
Holy Communion
A garment worn by the clergy
A biblical song

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a catechumen?
A clergymember
An elder in the church
A learner in the church

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What does a crucifer do?
Hands out Holy Communion
Carries the cross during a church procession
Performs Baptisms

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a flagon used for?
It holds wine for use during the Lord's Supper
It holds the Body of Christ
It holds the Bible on the church altar

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is Lent?
The period of preparation before the celebration of Jesus' resurrection
The period of preparation before Christmas
The period of preparation before Jesus performed His first miracle

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When is matins said during the day?
In the morning
Before bed

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What does narthex describe?
The bell tower of a church
The entrance to a church
The place were the clergy live
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Are you a Lutheran? Did you grow up in the Lutheran tradition? Did you study the teachings of Martin Luther? Do you know the stories of how the Lutheran church came to be? Do you know all the terminology having to do with the faith? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, and consider yourself an exemplary Lutheran, then this is the quiz for you!

Lutheranism is a sect of Christianity that traces its interpretation of the Christian religion to the teachings of Martin Luther and the 16th-century movements that issued from his reforms. It is one of the five major branches of Protestantism, but it is not a single entity. Globally, there are some 140 Lutheran church bodies—at the beginning of the 21st century, there were more than 65 million Lutherans worldwide, making Lutheranism the second largest Protestant denomination, after the Baptist churches. If you're a Lutheran in good standing, you should be able to ace this quiz on Lutheran terminology. Think you have what it takes? There's only one way to know for sure!

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