It’s because Jesus knows us completely that he knows how completely we need to be saved. And that’s how he reveals the gracious magnitude of God’s love. From Chad Bird: Jesus knows good and well that there‚Äôs nothing inside us worth believing in. In fact, everything inside us looks absolutely untrustworthy. If anything, when the …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 47 122. Q. What is the first petition? A. “Hallowed be your name.” That is: help us first of all to know you rightly, and to hallow, glorify, and praise you in all your works through which there shine your almighty power, wisdom, goodness, righteousness, mercy, and truth. And so …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 46 120. Q. Why has Christ commanded us to address God: “Our Father”? A. That at the very beginning of our prayer he may awaken in us the childlike reverence and trust toward God which should be the motivation of our prayer, which is that God has become our Father …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 9 26. Q. What do you believe when you say: “I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth”? A. That the eternal Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who out of nothing created heaven and earth with all that is in them, who also upholds and …

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Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 13 Chapter 8 – Of Christ the Mediator (Paragraphs 1-2) I. It pleased God, in his eternal purpose, to choose and ordain the Lord Jesus, his only begotten Son, to be the Mediator between God and men, the prophet, priest, and king; the head and Saviour of the …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 47 122. Q. What is the first petition? A. “Hallowed be your name.” That is: help us first of all to know you rightly, and to hallow, glorify, and praise you in all your works through which there shine your almighty power, wisdom, goodness, righteousness, mercy, and truth. And so …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 46 120. Q. Why has Christ commanded us to address God: “Our Father”? A. That at the very beginning of our prayer he may awaken in us the childlike reverence and trust toward God which should be the motivation of our prayer, which is that God has become our Father …

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