A. A. What is the general scope of the fifth commandment? 189. There is no new theology. Q. 12:2-3; 2 Tim. What are the sins forbidden in the ninth commandment? 11:28. 8:27; Ps. 16:23; Luke 23:54, 56; Mark 15:42; Neh. Although sanctification be inseparably joined with justification, yet they differ, in that God in justification imputeth the righteousness of Christ; in sanctification his Spirit infuseth grace, and enableth to the exercise thereof; in the former, sin is pardoned; in the other, it is subdued; the one doth equally free all believers from the revenging wrath of God, and that perfectly in this life, that they never fall into condemnation; the other is neither equal in all, nor in this life perfect in any, but growing up to perfection. 25. What do we pray for in the second petition? 1:5-6, 8; John 1:14, 18; John 15:26; Gal. A. Ps. Westminster Larger Catechism, Westminster Calvin, Auto-Édition. 73:24–28, John 17:21–23) Question 2 How doth it appear that there is a God? 6:14-15; Matt. 33. 4:6; Eph. 23:10; Amos 8:5; Ps. A. Q. 31:23. 8:6, 8. 2:35; 2 Kings 5:25; Gen. 4:9; Gen. 9:22; Prov. A. How doth Christ make intercession? 14:30; Rom. 22:1; John 8:49; Ps. A. 4:1, 6; Jer. A. larger catechism; agreed upon by the assembly of divines at westminster, with the assistance of commissioners from the church of scotland, as a part of the covenanted uniformity in religion betwixt the churches of christ in the kingdoms of scotland, england, and ireland. 12-14 | Of God's Eternal Decree Q. 26:28; Mark 9:24; Acts 2:37; Acts 16:30; Rom. 73:14-15; 1 Cor. 9:14-15, 18; Eph. The sins of inferiors against their superiors are, all neglect of the duties required toward them; envying at, contempt of, and rebellion against, their persons and places, in their lawful counsels, commands, and corrections; cursing, mocking, and all such refractory and scandalous carriage, as proves a shame and dishonor to them and their government. Q. 88:1-18; Ps. 18:1-21; Mark 6:18; Mal. 14:8; Mark 6:24; 2 Sam. A. The general scope of the fifth commandment is the performance of those duties which we mutually owe in our several relations, as inferiors, superiors, or equals. 28:9; 1 Tim. How doth the Spirit help us to pray? 174. 6:6; 2 Tim. 10:16. Shall all men die? They who, having never heard the gospel, know not Jesus Christ, and believe not in him, cannot be saved, be they never so diligent to frame their lives according to the light of nature, or the laws of that religion which they profess; neither is there salvation in any other, but in Christ alone, who is the Saviour only of his body the Church. Robert Baillie and other Scottish delegates found the work disappointing. 58:13; Deut. 29:11; 1 Sam. 2:11; Rom. 10:3-5, 11, 14; 1 Cor. Q. 119:69; Luke 19:8; Luke 16:5-7; Lev. 42:25; Rom. 26:41; Ps. The Scriptures manifest themselves to be the Word of God, by their majesty g and purity; h by the consent of all the parts, i and the scope of the whole, which is to give all glory to God;k by their light leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh. What benefits hath Christ procured by his mediation? 1:7. A. What are the decrees of God? 23:15; 1 Thess. 4:16; Acts 17:31. 20:6; 1 Sam. A. God’s works of providence are his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving, and governing all his creatures; ordering them, and all their actions, to his own glory. Westminster Larger Catechism Q. The tenth commandment is, Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor’s. 6:6, 14; Rom. The Word of God is to preached only by such as are sufficiently gifted, and also duly approved and called to that office. 51:15: Ps. 52. 25:31; 1 Thess. 9:14; Acts 20:28; Heb. 2:22; Deut. 6:4-6; John 12:38-40; Acts 28:25-27; John 6:64-65; Ps. 113. 77:1-12; Jonah 2:4, 7; Isa. 3:13-16; Deut. 67:2-3; Ps. 1:19-21; Eph. 2:8; Ps. 6:9; 2 Cor. 28:15-68; Rom. 2:11-12; 1 Kings 15:12; 2 Kings 23:7; Deut. 4:30; Heb. How doth it appear that the Son and the Holy Ghost are God equal with the Father? 13:7, 9; Rom. 15:3; Jas. A. 13:19; Ps. 10:5; Gen. 2:17. Although Christ, by his obedience and death, did make a proper, real and full satisfaction to God’s justice in the behalf of them that are justified; yet in as much as God accepteth the satisfaction from a surety, which he might have demanded of them, and did provide this surety, his own only Son, imputing his righteousness to them, and requiring nothing of them for their justification but faith, which also is his gift, their justification is to them of free grace. 38:1; Matt. 4:1-12; Luke 4:13; Heb. 19:11-12; Rom. Q. 28:19; 2 Cor. 16:22, 25-26, 29; Neh. 19:7; Jas. 22:39. 52:1; 3 John 1:10; Num. 3:28; Rom. There be three persons in the Godhead, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one true, eternal God, the same in substance, equal in power and glory; although distinguished by their personal properties. 1:21; Acts 17:11; 1 Thess. 42:5-6, 20, 21; Ecc. 1:20-24; John 4:22; Rom. 15:20. A. 5:22; 2 Cor. What is the sum of the four commandments which contain our duty to God? A. A. 5:17; Matt. 2:1; Ps. x��XMs�H��+��J�C��asH9Z�vUlm,v�W��h d>���oπ�D���BB������o�_��s����l��)d �w�@�����1��7fcx4,�:��[����c �>�+!�۲���1- �0"o��LLEG5]�����=�k��[}�W���i�6�� �f�Z�WfS�׍&�����cz�4kn�f��������f��nB\�d~����j(�C��b8����!��d|}3�>`� Wherein do the Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper agree? 4:13; Eph. A. 138. 15:21-23, 42-44; Phil. Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy him for ever. A. Christ maketh intercession, by his appearing in our nature continually before the Father in heaven, in the merit of his obedience and sacrifice on earth, declaring his will to have it applied to all believers; answering all accusations against them, and procuring for them quiet of conscience, notwithstanding daily failings, access with boldness to the throne of grace, and acceptance of their persons and services. John 14:13-14; John 16:24; Dan. Q. A. 4:6; Ps. A. 12:28-29; 1 Tim. 7:1; Phil. 5:22; Titus 3:10-11; Prov. 121. 15:4; Phil. 62. 13:5; Matt. The bodies of the just, by the Spirit of Christ, and by virtue of his resurrection as their head, shall be raised in power, spiritual, incorruptible, and made like to his glorious body; and the bodies of the wicked shall be raised up in dishonor by him, as an offended judge. 5:17; Rom. 12:2; Titus 2:11-14. A. What rule hath God given for our direction in the duty of prayer? 25:33. 16:9; 1 Thess. 9:14; 1 Pet. 4:7; Rom. 9:6; John 2:24-25; 1 Cor. 4:30; Ezek. 23:20-21; Prov. 1:18-19. The providence of God toward man in the estate in which he was created, was the placing him in paradise, appointing him to dress it, giving him liberty to eat of the fruit of the earth; putting the creatures under his dominion, and ordaining marriage for his help; affording him communion with Himself; instituting the Sabbath; entering into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of personal, perfect, and perpetual obedience, of which the tree of life was a pledge; and forbidding to eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, upon the pain of death. 5:22. Q. What is the communion in glory with Christ which the members of the invisible Church enjoy in this life? 5:20, 2 Cor. 2:8; 2 Cor. 12:1; Ps. 2:10; Jas. 86. 7:7-8; Rom. 59:13; Lev. 5:12-14; 1 John 1:8, 10; 2 Cor. 15:3-4; Ps. Written by the Westminster Assembly, which met regularly from 1643 until 1649 during the English Civil War, the catechisms were presented to the English Parliament in 1647 and were approved by Parliament in 1648. 12:23; Job 1:5; 1 Kings 8:55-56; Heb. The Lord’s Supper is a Sacrament of the New Testament, wherein, by giving and receiving bread and wine according to the appointment of Jesus Christ, his death is shewed forth; and they that worthily communicate feed upon his body and blood, to their spiritual nourishment and growth in grace; have their union and communion with him confirmed; testify and renew their thankfulness, and engagement to God, and their mutual love and fellowship each with other, as members of the same mystical body. 22:14; 1 Cor. The duties required in the first commandment are, the knowing and acknowledging of God to be the only true God, and our God; and to worship and glorify him accordingly, by thinking, meditating, remembering, highly esteeming, honoring, adoring, choosing, loving, desiring, fearing of him; believing him; trusting, hoping, delighting, rejoicing in him; being zealous for him; calling upon him; giving all praise and thanks, and yielding all obedience and submission to him with the whole man; being careful in all things to please him, and sorrowful when in anything he is offended; and walking humbly with him. Ex. 2:12; John 1:10-12; John 8:24; Mark 16:16; 1 Cor. 4:2-5; 1 Cor. 1:18; 1 Thess. Ps. 15:9-12; Rev. “The Westminster Confession and Larger Catechism downloads are the EPC Modern English Versions. The covenant being made with Adam, as a public person, not for himself only, but for his posterity; all mankind descending from him by ordinary generation, sinned in him, and fell with him in that first transgression. The duties required in the tenth commandment are, such a full contentment with our own condition, and such a charitable frame of the whole soul toward our neighbor, as that all our inward motions and affections touching him, tend unto, and further all that good which is his. Q. 50:15; Rom. Q. 12:18; Ezek. A. 193. How was the covenant of grace administered under the Old Testament? Ps. 11:28-29. A. 12:16; Rom. 13:14. 22:6; Heb. 11:25; Deut. Q. 2:22-23; Isa. The covenant of grace was not always administered after the same manner, but the administrations of it under the Old Testament were different from those under the New. The punishments of sin in this world, are either inward, as blindness of mind, a reprobate sense, strong delusions, hardness of heart, horror of conscience, and vile affections: or outward, as the curse of God upon the creatures for our sake; and all other evils that befall us in our bodies, names, estates, relations, and employments; together with death itself. 7:13; Ps. A. Christ is to be exalted in his coming again to judge the world, in that he, who was unjustly judged and condemned by wicked men, shall come again at the last day in great power, and in the full manifestation of his own glory and of his Father’s, with all his holy angels, with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet of God, to judge the world in righteousness. Q. Q. 122. From the nature and quality of the offence: if it be against the express letter of the law, break many commandments, contain in it many sins: if not only conceived in the heart, but break forth in words and actions, scandalize others, and admit of no reparation: if against means, mercies, judgments, light of nature, conviction of conscience, public or private admonition, censures of the church, civil punishments; and our prayers, purposes, promises, vows, covenants, and engagements to God or men: if done deliberately, wilfully, presumptuously, impudently, boastingly, maliciously, frequently, obstinately, with delight, continuance, or relapsing after repentance. 8:12; 1 Cor. 6:8; Rev. 103. 4:15-19; Acts 17:29; Rom. 3:12-14. Q. What is the work of creation? 20:10; Lev. 27:46; Isa. 4:16; Acts 26:16-18. 26:27-28; John 1:33; Matt. 1:14-15; Matt. 19:17; Gen. 18:19; Josh. 110:1; Rom. 91. What did God at first reveal unto man as the rule of his obedience? 13:6-8; Hos. Rom. Lev. 53:2-3; Matt. The fifth commandment is, Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee. What is the chief and highest end of man? Q. 4:12; Acts 10:25-26; Rev. A. 11:23-24; Matt. The third commandment requires, that the name of God, his titles, attributes, ordinances, the word, sacraments, prayer, oaths, vows, lots, his works, and whatsoever else there is whereby he makes himself known, be holily and reverently used in thought, meditation, word, and writing; by an holy profession, and answerable conversation, to the glory of God, and the good of ourselves and others. 5:2, 4-6; Acts 1:24, 26; Job 36:24; Mal. One who doubteth of his being in Christ, or of his due preparation to the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, may have true interest in Christ, though he be not yet assured thereof; and in God’s account hath it, if he be duly affected with the apprehension of the want of it, and unfeignedly desires to be found in Christ, and to depart from iniquity: in which case (because promises are made, and this Sacrament is appointed, for the relief even of weak and doubting Christians) he is to bewail his unbelief, and labor to have his doubts resolved; and, so doing, he may and ought to come to the Lord’s Supper, that he may be further strengthened. 4:24-26; Matt. 28:19; 2 Cor. Ex. 1 Thess. 2:14; Prov. 3:3; Acts 7:9; Gal. Deut. 10:14. 5:12, 19; Rom. A. 4:10; 1 Cor. 2:7. 8:13; Ex. 3:20; Rom. A. 55:12-15; Zeph. 3:4-6; Acts 4:17-18; Ex. The sins forbidden in the first commandment are atheism, in denying, or not having a God; idolatry, in having or worshiping more gods than one, or any with, or instead of the true God; the not having and avouching him for God, and our God; the omission or neglect of any thing due to him, required in this commandment; ignorance, forgetfulness, misapprehensions, false opinions, unworthy and wicked thoughts of him; bold and curious searching into his secrets; all profaneness, hatred of God; self-love, self-seeking, and all other inordinate and immoderate setting of our mind, will, or affections upon other things, and taking them off from him in whole or in part; vain credulity, unbelief, heresy, misbelief, distrust, despair, incorrigibleness, and insensibleness under judgments; hardness of heart; pride; presumption; carnal security; tempting of God; using unlawful means, and trusting in lawful means; carnal delights and joys; corrupt, blind, and indiscreet zeal; lukewarmness, and deadness in the things of God; estranging ourselves, and apostatizing from God; praying, or giving any religious worship, to saints, angels, or any other creatures; all compacts and consulting with the devil, and hearkening to his suggestions; making men the lords of our faith and conscience; slighting and despising God and his commands; resisting and grieving of his Spirit, discontent and impatience at his dispensations, charging him foolishly for the evils he inflicts on us; and ascribing the praise of any good we either are, have, or can do, to fortune, idols, ourselves, or any other creature. 164. Acts 2:24, 27; Luke 24:39; Rom. Of God's Eternal Decree ..... 14 4. That what God forbids, is at no time to be done; what he commands, is always our duty; and yet every particular duty is not to be done at all times. Q. 13:2-3; Rev. The invisible Church is the whole number of the elect, that have been, are, or shall be gathered into one under Christ the head. 6:10; Rom. A. It is required of superiors, according to that power they receive from God, and that relation wherein they stand, to love, pray for, and bless their inferiors; to instruct, counsel and admonish them; countenancing, commending, and rewarding such as do well; and discountenancing, reproving, and chastising such as do ill; protecting, and providing for them all things necessary for soul and body: and, by grave, wise, holy, and exemplary carriage, to procure glory to God, honor to themselves, and so to preserve that authority which God hath put upon them. 81:11; Isa. A. 2:11; Gen. 34:14. 3:2; Phil. A. 1. 12:15; Ps. The Sacraments become effectual means of salvation, not by any power in themselves, or any virtue derived from the piety or intention of him by whom they are administered; but only by the working of the Holy Ghost, and the blessing of Christ by whom they are instituted. 6:14; Rom. 18:17; Prov. 37:21; Luke 16:10-12; Ezek. 4:6-7; Prov. 6:13; Rom. 18:30; Lev. Q. 43:22-24; Jer. It is not for the faint hearted as it will take many hours of study if full justice is to be done to its contents. 7:29; Gen. 1:28; Gen. 3:6; Ecc. 2:29-31. 1:6; Ps. 17:43; 2 Sam. 143. Q. 4:11-12; 1 Pet. Unto whom is Baptism to be administered? Westminster Larger Catechism by Westminster Divines "In 1643 when the Long Parliament of England called the Westminster Assembly to produce the Westminster Confession, it also asked for a directory of "catechising". 26:56; Isa. What are the sins of superiors? 12:9; 1 Thess. Q. Westminster Larger Catechism. 146. 5:19; 2 Sam. Q. 23:35; Ps. 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, or wicked mentioning or otherwise using his titles, attributes, ordinances, or works, by blasphemy, perjury; all sinful cursings, oaths, vows, and lots; violating of our oaths and vows, if lawful; and fulfilling them, if of things unlawful; murmuring and quarreling at, curious prying into, and misapplying of God’s decrees and providences; misinterpreting, misapplying, or any way perverting the Word, or any part of it, to profane jests, curious or unprofitable questions, vain janglings, or the maintaining of false doctrines; abusing it, the creatures, or any thing contained under the name of God, to charms, or sinful lusts and practices; the maligning, scorning, reviling, or any wise opposing of God’s truth, grace, and ways; making profession of religion in hypocrisy, or for sinister ends; being ashamed of it, or a shame to it, by unconformable, unwise, unfruitful and offensive walking, or backsliding from it. 24:36, 42, 44; Luke 21:35-36. Q. 12:30-32; Deut. 13:15. 61. 2:19; Isa. The Sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper differ, in that Baptism is to be administered but once, with water, to be a sign and seal of our regeneration and ingrafting into Christ, and that even to infants; whereas the Lord’s Supper is to be administered often, in the elements of bread and wine, to represent and exhibit Christ as spiritual nourishment to the soul, and to confirm our continuance and growth in him, and that only to such as are of years and ability to examine themselves. 2:4-6; John 7:18; 1 Cor. 10:27; 1 Sam. 12:22-23; 1 John 3:2; 1 Cor. 12:13; Eph. They that receive the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper, are, before they come, to prepare themselves thereunto, by examining themselves of their being in Christ; of their sins and wants; of the truth and measure of their knowledge, faith, repentance, love to God and the brethren, charity to all men, forgiving those that have done them wrong; of their desires after Christ, and of their new obedience; and by renewing the exercise of these graces, by serious meditation, and fervent prayer. Note that, after defining and describing the sacrament, it uses the common formula of describing what we are to do to prepare for the Lord’s Supper, how we benefit from it, and how we should respond to it. The rule of obedience revealed to Adam in the estate of innocence, and to all mankind in him, beside a special command not to eat of the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, was the moral law. Q. 9:7-15; Joel 2:12-13; 1 Cor. The reason annexed to the fifth commandment in these words, “that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee,” is an express promise of long life and prosperity, as far as it shall serve for God’s glory and their own good, to all such as keep this commandment. 1:30; 2 Tim. 18:3; 2 Chr. 8:3-4; Luke 1:68-69, 74-75; Col. 1:12-14; Rom. 6:16, 19; Acts 6:13; Jer. Q. Gen. 3:8, 10, 24; Eph. 4:30; Ps. 9:3-5; Deut. Q. 10:3; Heb. 2:16; John 8:44; Job 1:12; Matt. 12:15; 1 Cor. 6:13; Mark 7:21-22; Hos. 147:19-20; Ps. Q. A. 1:13-14; 1 Sam. 11:17, 30-31; 2 Chr. Q. 20:12; Deut. 51:17; Phil. 10:14, 17; Acts 2:37; Acts 16:30; John 16:8-9; Rom. 47. Of Providence ..... 18 6. A. 3. 9:24, 26; Isa. 27:22: Prov. A. Superiors are styled father and mother, both to teach them in all duties towards their inferiors, like natural parents, to express love and tenderness to them, according to their several relations; and to work inferiors to a greater willingness and cheerfulness in performing their duties to their superiors, as to their parents. 1:24; Matt. 7:4, 6; Gal. 5:13-14; Phil. The EPC Westminster Larger Catechism (Modern English Version) below has been duplicated with no changes* from the original pdf download on the EPC website. 5:15; Prov. 1:10; 1 John 5:13; Ps. A. Q. 23:34, 36, 38; 1 Tim. 10:24-25; 1 Thess. 119:18, 129; Ps. A. Heb. 14:22; Zech. 2:13; Luke 9:44; Heb. 2:2, 14-15, 20; Rev. 6:11-12; Rom. 11:17, 26-27; Ex. 1 Tim. Jas. Q. 28:18-20; Acts 3:21-22; Luke 4:18, 21; Heb. How many Sacraments hath Christ instituted in his Church under the New Testament? Q. 22:13; Jer. 28:15-68; Matt. 14:6; 1 Kings 8:47-48; Ps. 23:13; Acts 13:44-45; 1 Thess. 130:7; Ps. 32:16-20; Hos. 6:6-9; Gal. 25:35-36; Prov. 19:37. The estate of Christ’s humiliation was that low condition, wherein he, for our sakes, emptying himself of his glory, took upon him the form of a servant, in his conception and birth, life, death, and after his death, until his resurrection. Can they who have never heard of the gospel, and so know not Jesus Christ, nor believe in him, be saved by their living according to the light of nature? 5:23; Rom. 135. Into what estate did the fall bring mankind? Q. 54. 6:11; 2 Thess. 6:13; Isa. Why was it requisite that the Mediator should be God? 5:24. 13:15-22; Jer. 103:13; Prov. 4:2; 1 Thess. 6:11; 1 Cor. 12:13; Rom. The duty which God requireth of man is obedience to his revealed will. 1:3; John 5:39; Isa. 85. 14:15; Mark 11:24; Jas. 4:8; Acts 1:9-11; Eph. Eph. 73:24-28; John 17:21-23. 53:4-6; Isa. 12:2-4,8-9; Acts 2:39, 42; Ps. *Concerning the duplication of this document: from the EPC website. 3:16; Ps. 38:21; Ps. Q. 30:22. 10:5; Gal. 80. What are the sins forbidden in the first commandment? 19:11; 1 Cor. 1 Thess. 64. Of Creation..... 17 5. 6:9; Matt. 9:4; Phil. A. 1. *Concerning the duplication of this document: from the EPC website. How does it appear that there is a God? Q. 1 Pet. 15:5; Job 15:34; 1 Cor. 9:17-18, 21-22; Matt. 2:9; 1 Cor. Q. 4:10; Col. 2:18; Rom. 4:16. 8:3; Gen. 32:10; Deut. Q. 5:1-6; Ps. Q. 28:19-20; 1 Cor. 17. Q. 28:9; Deut. Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy him for ever. 2:19; Heb. 87. Q. Q. 19:16; Rom. 56. 64:9; Ps. A. 19:26. A. Heb. 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 are often foiled with temptations, and fall into many sins, are hindered in all their spiritual services, and their best works are imperfect and defiled in the sight of God. Q. A. What is justifying faith? 70. Why was our Mediator called Christ? Is there any use of the moral law to man since the fall? 14:11; 1 Cor. 1:20; Rom. The Westminster Shorter Catechism is a catechism written in 1646 and 1647 by the Westminster Assembly, a synod of English and Scottish theologians and laymen intended to bring the Church of England into greater conformity with the Church of Scotland.The assembly also produced the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Westminster Larger Catechism. 22:14; Matt. 1:8-9; Titus 3:4-5; Eph. Q 2: How doth it appear that there is a God? 45:11; Rev. 75. 2:8, 10-11; Matt. 5:4-6; Prov. 4:5; 2 Cor. 11:24; 1 Cor. 6:2-3; Rom. 37:8-11; Prov. 4:3-4; Rom. 11:16; Gen. 17:7. 7:1; Acts 28:4; Gen. 38:24; Rom. Heb. 1 Cor. 15:8; Ex. 5:7-11; Heb. 4:2; 2 Thess. 5:4; 1 Cor. Rom. 1. 8:8; Acts 26:18; Ps. 3:2; Heb. 8:32; 1 Pet. 5:11; Mic. A. Eph. 26:26-28; 1 Cor. 1:4-5, 7; 2 Tim. A. 30:22; Joel 2:12-13; Jer. 100:2; Job 1:21; 2 Sam. 4:8-11; Hos. 14:10-11;Rom. 8:23; Ps. 51:7-10, 12; Luke 11:4; Matt. 59. Who are made partakers of redemption through Christ? A. 7:18; Ps. 5:6; Gal. 3:27; Rom. 4:5-6; 1 Tim. 45:7; John 6:27; Matt. A. Ecc. 2:15; Isa. 13:3-4; Prov. A. 31:18; Ps. 73:1-2; Ps. 22:21; Rom. Acts 15:14-16; Isa. Westminster Shorter Catechism (1647 AD) Q. 61-66 | Of the Church Q. 3:15-17; Rom. Q. 4:25; Heb. 33:30-32; Amos 8:5; Mal. A. A. 51:18; Ps. A. 23:14; Matt. 104:24; Isa. 5:16; 1 Kings 8:25; Eph. 8. Man's chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy him forever. 34:21; Prov. 9:31-32; Phil. John 14:6; Isa. 15:4; Rom. and. 2:15; 1 Cor. Q. 18:12-13; Matt. 41. 6:12; Rom. To pray in the name of Christ is, in obedience to his command, and in confidence on his promises, to ask mercy for his sake; not by bare mentioning of his name, but by drawing our encouragement to pray, and our boldness, strength, and hope of acceptance in prayer, from Christ and his mediation. The sum of the six commandments which contain our duty to man, is, to love our neighbor as ourselves, and to do to others what we would have them to do to us. 68:18; Col. 3:1-2; John 14:3; Acts 3:21. 3:9; Gal. How is Christ exalted in his sitting at the right hand of God? Answer: Man’s chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy him forever. 9:22-23; Ps. 51:4; Rom. 2:8; Eph. A. 2:12, 17, 22, 24; 1 Sam. Q. 5:1; Jas. How do they that worthily communicate in the Lord’s Supper feed upon the body and blood of Christ therein? Q. 2:6-8; 1 Cor. 1:19-21; Luke 24:45; 2 Cor. 3:8-11; Prov. The Scriptures manifest that the Son and the Holy Ghost are God equal with the Father, ascribing unto them such names, attributes, works, and worship, as are proper to God only. 5:16; 1 Tim. 45:17; Matt. 42:1-2, 5, 11; 2 Tim. Q. 2:4; Jer. 3:6; Jas. 66. A. 11:25-26; Acts 2:42, 46; Song of Songs 5:1-6; Ecc. 3:12; Gal. 3:16; Mark 6:22; Rom. 13:8; 2 Tim. 23:15-17; Isa. 25:33; Matt. Q. A. 16:26; Ecc. A. A. What are the duties required in the ninth commandment? 33:14; Gen. 4:13; Matt. 31:11, 27-28; Prov. Acts 1:2-3; Matt. 34:13-14; 1 Cor. 3:26-27; Rom. 15-17 | Of Creation Q. A. the day of judgment, the righteous, being caught up to Christ in the clouds, shall be set on his right hand, and there openly acknowledged and acquitted, shall join with him in the judging of reprobate angels and men, and shall be received into heaven, where they shall be fully and for ever freed from all sin and misery; filled with inconceivable joys, made perfectly holy and happy both in body and soul, in the company of innumerable saints and holy angels, but especially in the immediate vision and fruition of God the Father, of our Lord Jesus Christ, and of the Holy Spirit, to all eternity. 4:28; Ps. 1:22; 1 Pet. 2:12; Jer. 24:15; Neh. 92 title; Isa. Which is the seventh commandment? 1 Cor. Question 2: How does it appear that there is a God? Q. 2:14-15; Matt. A. 2:10; Matt. A. 36. Who is the Mediator of the covenant of grace? 23:22; Ex. 5:21-28; Ezek. 6:20; Eph. Q1. 1:4, 11; Rom. A. 1:14. A. 2:2; Eph. A. Acts 13:48; Matt. 12:15; 2 Cor. What is the duty which God requireth of man? 4:14-15; Ps. 3. 22:5; Mal. A. Baptism is not to be administered to any that are out of the visible Church, and so strangers from the covenant of promise, till they profess their faith in Christ, and obedience to him; but infants descended from parents, either both or but one of them professing faith in Christ, and obedience to him, are in that respect, within the covenant, and to be baptized. 2:32; Acts 17:23, 29; Isa. 59:21; 1 Cor. 4:8; Ecc. 2:1-2; Heb. 5:3-4; Prov. Q. 2:6-8; Luke 1:31; 2 Cor. 4:16; Eph. 6:9; Luke 11:13; Rom. Prayer is an offering up of our desires unto God, in the name of Christ, by the help of his Spirit; with confession of our sins, and thankful acknowledgment of his mercies. 7:25-27; 1 Tim. Q. 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