Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 43 Q & A 171 Q How are they that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper to prepare themselves before they come unto it? A They that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper are, before they come, to prepare themselves thereunto, by examining themselves of their being …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 42 Q & A 168 Q What is the Lord’s Supper? A 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 showed forth; and they that worthily communicate feed upon …

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Westminster Larger Catechism – Lord’s Day 40 Q & A 161 Q How do the sacraments become effectual means of salvation? A 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 …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 44 Q & A 98 Q What is prayer? A Prayer is an offering up of our desires unto God,1 for things agreeable to his will,2 in the name of Christ,3 with confession of our sins,4 and thankful acknowledgment of his mercies.*5 *1 Psalm 10:17; Psalm 62:8; Matthew 7:7-8. …

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