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A jealous God

Q. What are the sins forbidden in the third commandment? A. The sins forbidden in the third commandment are, the not using of God’s name as is required; and the abuse of it in an ignorant, vain, irreverent, profane, superstitious … Continue reading

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The name of the LORD

Q. What are the reasons annexed to the second commandment, the more to enforce it? A. The reasons annexed to the second commandment, the more to enforce it, contained in these words, For I the Lord thy God am a … Continue reading

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And our eyes at last shall see Him…

Q. What is the communion in glory with Christ, which the members of the invisible church enjoy immediately after death? A. The communion in glory with Christ, which the members of the invisible church enjoy immediately after death is, in … Continue reading

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Working out salvation

Q. Whence ariseth the imperfection of sanctification in believers? A. The imperfection of sanctification in believers ariseth from the remnants of sin abiding in every part of them, and the perpetual lustings of the flesh against the spirit; whereby they … Continue reading

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Saved and being saved

Q. Wherein do justification and sanctification differ? A. Although sanctification be inseparably joined with justification, yet they differ, in that God in justification imputeth the righteousness of Christ; in sanctification of his Spirit infuseth grace, and enableth to the exercise … Continue reading

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When we walk with the Lord…

Q. What is repentance unto life? A. Repentance unto life is a saving grace, wrought in the heart of a sinner by the Spirit and Word of God, whereby, out of the sight and sense, not only of the danger, … Continue reading

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O how the grace of God amazes me!

Q. What is sanctification? A. Sanctification is a work of God’s grace, whereby they whom God hath, before the foundation of the world, chosen to be holy, are in time, through the powerful operation of his Spirit applying the death … Continue reading

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And He leads His children on…

Q. What is adoption? A. Adoption is an act of the free grace of God, in and for his only Son Jesus Christ, whereby all those that are justified are received into the number of his children, have his name … Continue reading

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My hope is built on nothing less…

Q. What is justification? A. Justification is an act of God’s free grace unto sinners, in which he pardoneth all their sins, accepteth and accounteth their persons righteous in his sight; not for any thing wrought in them, or done … Continue reading

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Made for man

Q61 What is the fourth commandment? A Remember Sunday, to keep it holy. Q62 How should Sunday be spent? A In resting from our daily work, worshipping God, and in doing good to our fellow men.

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He is risen indeed

Q. Wherein consisted Christ’s humiliation after his death? A. Christ’s humiliation after his death consisted in his being buried, and continuing in the state of the dead, and under the power of death till the third day; which hath been … Continue reading

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Spirit and truth

Q59 What is the second commandment? A. You must not make for yourself any idol, nor worship nor serve it. Q.58. What does the second commandment teach us? A. To worship God in the right way, and to avoid idolatry.

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There is none like you

Q55 What is the first commandment? A You must not have any other gods before me. Q56 What does the first commandment teach us? A To worship God only.

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Love and obey

Q.53. Is God pleased with those who love and obey him? A. Yes; he says “I love them that love me.” Q.54. Is God displeased with those who do not love and obey him? A. Yes, “God is angry with … Continue reading

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He suffered…

Q. How did Christ humble himself in his death? A. Christ humbled himself in his death, in that having been betrayed by Judas, forsaken by his disciples, scorned and rejected by the world, condemned by Pilate, and tormented by his … Continue reading

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