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, …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 13 Q & A 23 Q What offices does Christ execute as our Redeemer? A Christ, as our Redeemer, executes the offices of a prophet,1 of a priest,2 and of a king,*3 both in his estate of humiliation and exaltation. Q & A 24 Q How does Christ execute …

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As the people of God gather week by week, the cross is rightly central; however that centrality rightly observed brings many other truths into view and into focus. And only the cross can bring them all together, enable them all to be understood, and communicate our need of God’s grace. From Fred Sanders. The Cross …

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Anything by Sidney Greidanus is helpful. His contribution to Crossway Blog’s 10 Things You Should Know… series is true to that promise. Point 1 starts in Genesis, Point 10 ends in Revelation, with the rest of redemptive history overviewed throughout. Here’s point 7 as a sample: 7. Jesus, the light of the world, shines in …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 16 40. Q. Why did Christ have to suffer death? A. Because the righteousness and truth of God are such that nothing else could make reparation for our sins except the death of the Son of God. 41. Q. Why was he “buried”? A. To confirm the fact that he …

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 15 37. Q. What do you understand by the word “suffered”? A. That throughout his life on Earth, but especially at the end of it, he bore in body soul the wrath of God against the sin of the whole human race, so that by his suffering, as the only …

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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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