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This is really one of the best ideas ever.  Every Lutheran should know about this.  I never had to memorize the Small Catechism since I was confirmed as an adult, so I don't know what it was like for you.  Memorization for me is awful.  I think I just have a mental block.  

Someone else must have shared my dilemma, and decided to set the Small Catechism to music. Genius.  For seven measly dollars, you too can own this awesome resource.  (No, CPH is not paying me to say this.)  Whenever we are in the car, I pop this bad boy in and, BAM!  Catechism!  I ripped it onto my laptop (after buying it, of course), and we use it for morning devotions sometimes.  I know more catechism than I ever have before.  

Turns out they also sell the song book, but I don't have that.  I just kind of hum along until I know the words and music well enough to sing with it.  The great part is that I don't intently listen to it ever.  I have it on in the background sometimes, and it just plants itself in my head.  

Now, if you asked me to recite the explanation to the third article of the Apostle's Creed, I'd have to sing it back to you.  But I could do it, and that's what's important.  

P.S.  Don't get me wrong- we listen to other stuff too.  Like the Book of Concord on tape.  Just kidding. 

 


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