The first day of 2023 is a Sunday; it’s been encouraging to gather in worship as the year begins. The Heidelberg Catechism has featured here in both 2018 and 2014. Here we go again. Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 1 1. Q. What is your only comfort, in life and in death? A. That I …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 52 127. Q. What is the sixth petition? A. “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.” That is: since we are so weak that we cannot stand by ourselves for one moment, and besides, since our sworn enemies, the devil, the world, and our own sin, …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 51 126. Q. What is the fifth petition? A. “And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” That is: be pleased, for the sake of Christ’s blood, not to charge to us, miserable sinners, our many transgressions, nor the evil which still clings to us. We …

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