Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 14

Q & A 27
Q Wherein did Christ’s humiliation consist?
A Christ’s humiliation consisted in his being born, and that in a low condition,1 made under the law,2 undergoing the miseries of this life,3 the wrath of God,4 and the cursed death of the cross;5 in being buried, and continuing under the power of death for a time.6

*1 Luke 2:7; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Galatians 4:4.
*2 Galatians 4:4.
*3 Isaiah 53:3; Luke 9:58; John 4:6; John 11:35; Hebrews 2:18.
*4 Psalm 22:1; Matthew 27:46; Isaiah 53:10; 1 John 2:2.
*5 Galatians 3:13; Philippians 2:8.
*6 Matthew 12:40; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4.

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