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What is a Catechism?

This certainly is a basic question and while it is an easy thing to summarize what a Catechism is based on how we see it around us it is also important to understand where the word comes from and how it has been used before. Thankfully Ursinus has already addressed this important question. Chuck summarized…

5 Reasons to Read the Heidelberg Catechism This Year

Here at ‘Our Only Comfort’ we love the Heidelberg Catechism along with Kevin DeYoung. He gives 5 good reasons to read the Catechism this year that you can find here. The reasons are also relisted here: 1. This year marks the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism. The first version of the Catechism had a…

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9 reasons Why a Catechism is Necessary

Why is it necessary to have a Catechism anyway? Thankfully, Zacharius Ursinus, the principal author of the Heidelberg Catechism, already thought about this question hundreds of years ago. His answer is still valid today, in fact, as we watch the world around us we may find that the answer is more valid today than ever…

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The Heidelberg Catechism – 450 Years of Gospel Comfort

The Heidelberg Catechism celebrates is 450th anniversary this year. While we are looking forward to our own conference in October to celebrate this event it is good to take note of other celebrations that are occurring throughout the year. Chuck summarized this quite well in a recent blog post that we reference here. On this blog it is our…