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August 17, 2020

Creeds and Christianity

Creeds and Christianity[1] An important question needs to be entertained here. Why bother with man made confessions and creeds? Are not the words of Scripture sufficient? Shouldn’t we simply keep with the very words of Scripture to be safe?[2] Isn’t the making of Creeds an arrogant expression of dissatisfaction with God’s revelation? At first blush, […]

July 20, 2020

Larger Catechism #1, Pt. 1

The Larger Catechism Question 1 1.   Q. What is the chief and highest end of man? A. Man’s chief and highest end is to glorify God[1], and fully to enjoy him for ever[2]. Scriptural Proofs and Commentary [1] Romans 11:36. For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom […]

May 18, 2020

Christ’s Exaltation and His Resurrection

I will be removing all my Larger Catechism posts eventually because I am updating all of them. The updated versions will directly interact with many of the Westminster divines. If the author quoted has a † symbol, then it denotes that he was one of Westminster divines. I am close to finishing my first draft […]

February 16, 2017

Larger Catechism, #102-104, pt. 1

The Larger Catechism Questions 102-104 102. Q. What is the sum of the four commandments which contain our duty to God? A. The sum of the four commandments containing our duty to God is, to love the Lord our God with all our heart, and with all our soul, and with all our strength, and […]

February 17, 2016

Larger Catechism, #100-101, pt. 2

The Larger Catechism 101 Q. What is the preface to the ten commandments? A. The preface to the ten commandments is contained in these words, I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.[436] Wherein God manifesteth his sovereignty, as being JEHOVAH, […]

February 3, 2016

Larger Catechism, #100-101, pt. 1

The Larger Catechism Questions 100-101 100 Q. What special things are we to consider in the ten commandments? A. We are to consider in the ten commandments, the preface, the substance of the commandments themselves, and several reasons annexed to some of them, the more to enforce them. Question 100[1] This question serves as a […]

August 27, 2015

Larger Catechism, #99, pt. 3

The Larger Catechism Question 99 99. Q. What rules are to be observed for the right understanding of the ten commandments? A. For the right understanding of the ten commandments, these rules are to be observed: That the law is perfect, and bindeth everyone to full conformity in the whole man unto the righteousness thereof, […]

July 30, 2015

Larger Catechism, #99, pt. 2

The Larger Catechism Question 99 99. Q. What rules are to be observed for the right understanding of the ten commandments? A. For the right understanding of the ten commandments, these rules are to be observed: That the law is perfect, and bindeth everyone to full conformity in the whole man unto the righteousness thereof, […]

June 29, 2015

Larger Catechism, #99, pt. 1

The Larger Catechism Question 99 99. Q. What rules are to be observed for the right understanding of the ten commandments? A. For the right understanding of the ten commandments, these rules are to be observed: That the law is perfect, and bindeth everyone to full conformity in the whole man unto the righteousness thereof, […]

January 15, 2015

Larger Catechism, #98

The Larger Catechism Question 98 98. Q. Where is the moral law summarily comprehended? A. The moral law is summarily comprehended in the ten commandments, which were delivered by the voice of God upon Mount Sinai, and written by him in two tables of stone;[420] and are recorded in the twentieth chapter of Exodus. The […]

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