Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 12 Q & A 21 Q Who is the Redeemer of God’s elect? A The only Redeemer of God’s elect is the Lord Jesus Christ,1 who, being the eternal Son of God,2 became man,3 and so was, and continues to be, God and man in two distinct natures, and …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 14 35. Q. What is the meaning of: “Conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary”? A. That the eternal Son of God, who is and remains true and eternal God, took upon himself our true manhood from the flesh and blood of the Virgin Mary through …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 13 33. Q. Why is he called God’s only begotten Son, since we also are God’s children? A. Because Christ alone is God’s own eternal Son, whereas we are accepted for his sake as children of God by grace. 34. Q. Why do you call him our Lord? A. Because, …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 12 31. Q. Why is he called Christ, that is, the Anointed One? A. Because he is ordained by God the Father and anointed with the Holy spirit to be our chief Prophet and Teacher, fully revealing to us the secret purpose and will of God concerning our redemption; to …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 6 16. Q. Why must he be a true and righteous man? A. Because God’s righteousness requires that man who has sinned should make reparation for sin, but the man who is himself a sinner cannot pay for others. 17. Q. Why must he at the same time be true …

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