Category Archives: Shorter Catechism

The Ascension of our Lord: A Brief Introduction

The Church celebrates the Ascension of our Lord this Thursday. Since most churches are not able to have Thursday services, traditionally many of them celebrate Ascension on Sunday. The Ascension of Jesus is barely mentioned in the evangelical vocabulary. We … Continue reading

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The First Noel and Question 23 of the Shorter Catechism

Q 23: What offices does Christ execute as our Redeemer? A. Christ, as our Redeemer, executes the offices of a prophet, of a priest, and of a king, both in his estate of humiliation and exaltation. A friend of mine … Continue reading

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Westminster Shorter Catechism 1-20

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Heidelberg Catechism

103.   Q.  What does God require in the fourth commandment?   A.  First, that the ministry of the gospel and the schools be maintained1 and that, especially on the day of rest, I diligently attend the church of God2 to hear … Continue reading

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On The Sabbath Day

This Sabbath is to be kept holy unto the Lord when men, after a due preparing of their hearts, and ordering of their common affairs beforehand, do not only observe an holy rest all the day from their own works, … Continue reading

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The Arminian Catechism

Manila Drive has put out the Arminian Catechism. Apart from its humorous nature, this catechism reveals the nugatory essence of a theology that is at odds with Holy Scriptures. Well, if you’re up for an adventure read the Arminian Catechism … Continue reading

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Meditations on the first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism

A few months ago I wrote a brief blog with a few meditations on the famous first question of the Westminster Shorter Catechism. I thought it would be helpful to make a few more observations. As often as it is … Continue reading

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Meditations on Catechism #1

How does our chief end end up being the glory of God? For centuries prior to the Reformation, layman and clergy alike sought to glorify God through the sacred duty of worship. Whether it was on a monastic fashion or … Continue reading

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