Six Chief Parts Print

We commissioned a piece from Lutheran artist Edward Riojas that features the six chief parts of The Small Catechism. It is now available as an 8″ x 10″ print, which makes a wonderful gift for new members, pastors, confirmands, or anyone who appreciates its rich theological symbolism.

*The description below is provided in sticker form with each print for affixing to the back of the frame, if desired.

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Six Chief Parts

Symbols for each of the six chief parts are arranged in a cruciform shape: tablets of the Law represent the Ten Commandments; chalice and host, the Lord’s Supper; scallop shell with three water drops, Holy Baptism; thurible with incense rising to heaven, the Lord’s Prayer; and crossed keys, the Office of the Keys. Central to all is a triangle interwoven with a circle, symbolizing the Holy Trinity confessed in the Apostle’s Creed. These symbols are charged on a red Latin cross pointing to Christ’s all-atoning sacrifice, which in turn gives life and produces fruit in the life of the Church and her saints.

Now available: 8″ x 10″ print.

Purchase through our sale of discontinued items


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