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 10 Q & A 17 Q Into what estate did the fall bring mankind? A The fall brought mankind into an estate of sin and misery.*1 Q & A 18 Q Wherein consists the sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell? A The sinfulness of that estate whereinto man …

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Westminster Shorter Catechism – Lord’s Day 8 Q & A 12 Q What special act of providence did God exercise towards man in the estate wherein he was created? A When God had created man, he entered into a covenant of life with him, upon condition of perfect obedience; forbidding him to eat of the …

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Mez McConnell carries out remarkable ministry among marginalised groups of people, a background that he shares with those he ministers to. Here he writes about the way in which the doctrine of substitutionary atonement, rather than detracting from his ministry to the needs of people, actually is the foundation that enables him to serve. Here’s …

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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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