Lord’s Day 32

Lord’s Day 32 Heidelberg Catechism The Third Part –Of Thankfulness Question 86 Since then we are delivered from our misery merely of grace, through Christ, without any merit of ours, why must we still do good works? Answer Because Christ, having redeemed and delivered us by His blood, also renews us by His Holy Spirit…

Lord’s Day 31

Lord’s Day 31 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance Question 83 What are the keys of the kingdom of heaven? Answer The preaching of the holy gospel, and Christian discipline, or excommunication out of the Christian church; by these two,the kingdom of heaven is opened to believers, and shut against unbelievers.   Question 84 How is the kingdom…

Lord’s Day 30

Lord’s Day 30 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of The Holy Supper Of Our Lord Jesus Christ Question 80 What difference is there between the Lord’s supper and the popish mass? Answer The Lord’s supper testifies to us, that we have a full pardon of all sin by the only sacrifice of…

Lord’s Day 29

Lord’s Day 29 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of The Holy Supper Of Our Lord Jesus Christ Question 78 Do then the bread and wine become the very body and blood of Christ? Answer Not at all; but as the water in baptism is not changed into the blood of Christ, neither…

Lord’s Day 28

Lord’s Day 28 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of The Holy Supper Of Our Lord Jesus Christ Question 75 How art thou admonished and assured in the Lord’s Supper that thou art a partaker of that one sacrifice of Christ, accomplished on the cross, and of all His benefits? Answer Thus:…

Lord’s Day 27

Lord’s Day 27 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of Holy Baptism Question 72 Is then the external baptism with water the washing away of sin itself? Answer Not at all; for the blood of Jesus Christ only, and the Holy Ghost, cleanse us from all sin.   Question 73 Why then…

Lord’s Day 26

Lord’s Day 26 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of Holy Baptism Question 69 How art thou admonished and assured by holy baptism that the one sacrifice of Christ upon the cross is of real advantage to thee? Answer Thus: That Christ appointed this external washing with water, adding thereto this promise, that I…

Lord’s Day 25

Lord’s Day 25 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance – Of the Sacraments Question 65 Since then we are made partakers of Christ and all His benefits by faith only, whence doth this faith proceed? Answer From the Holy Ghost, who works faith in our hearts by the preaching of the gospel, and confirms…

Lord’s Day 24

Lord’s Day 24 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance Question 62 But why cannot our good works be the whole or part of our righteousness before God? Answer Because that the righteousness which can be approved of before the tribunal of God must be absolutely perfect, and in all respects conformable to the divine…

Lord’s Day 23

Lord’s Day 23 Heidelberg Catechism The Second Part –Of Man’s Deliverance Question 59 But what doth it profit thee now that thou believest all this? Answer That I am righteous in Christ, before God, and an heir of eternal life.   Question 60 How art thou righteous before God? Answer Only by a true faith…