Which are the chief sources of sin?
The chief sources of sin are seven: Pride, Covetousness, Lust, Anger, Gluttony, Envy, and Sloth; and they are commonly called capital sins.
Did God, then, create man so wicked and perverse?
No, on the contrary, God created man good (Genesis 1:31) and in his image (Genesis 1:26-27), that is, in true righteousness and holiness (Ephesians 4:24), so that he might rightly know God his Creator...
Adam and Eve Created
Who were the first man and woman?
The first man and woman were Adam and Eve.
Were Adam and Eve innocent and holy when they came from the hand of God?
Adam and Eve were innocent and holy when they came from the hand of God.
Which were the chief blessings intended for Adam and Eve had they remained faithful to God?
The chief blessings intended for Adam and Eve, had they remained...
What is man?
Man is a creature composed of body and soul, and made to the image and likeness of God.
What was the image of God?
The image of God was this:
- Adam and Eve truly knew God as He wishes to be known and were perfectly happy in Him (Colossians 3:10).
- They were righteous and holy, doing God's will (Ephesians 4:24).
Is this likeness in the body or in the soul?
This likeness is...
Which invisible beings created by God are especially important to us?
Note: Angel means "messenger." God frequently used angels to announce important events in the history of salvation: the birth of John the Baptist (Luke 1:1-20): the birth of Jesus (Luke 1:26-38; Matthew 1:18-21); the resurrection of Jesus (Luke 24:4-7); the ascension and second coming of Jesus (Acts 1:10-11).
What are angels?
Angels are pure...
Who is the Holy Spirit?
The Holy Spirit is the third person in the Holy Trinity, true God with the Father and the Son—therefore not merely the power or energy of God (Matthew 28:19).
How do you know that the Holy Spirit is God?
Because the Scriptures clearly call Him God, teaching that:
- The Holy Spirit has divine names (Acts 5:3-4; 1 Corinthians 3:16);
- The Holy Spirit possesses divine attributes...
What do you believe of Jesus Christ?
I believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, the second Person of the Blessed Trinity, true God and true man.
Why is Jesus Christ true God?
Jesus Christ is true God because He is the true and only Son of God the Father.
What do we mean when we say that Jesus is the only Son of God?
We mean that Jesus is the only perfect image of the Father, and shows us the...
Is there but one God?
Yes; there is but one God.
Why can there be but one God?
There can be but one God, because God, being supreme and infinite, cannot have an equal.
How many persons are there in the Godhead?
There are three persons in the Godhead, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; and these three are one God, the same in essence, equal in power and glory. (1 Corinthians 8:6; John 10:30; John 14:9; Acts...
Who is the first and best of beings?
God is the first and best of beings. (Isaiah 44:6; Psalm 8:1; 97:9)
Who is God?
God is the Creator of heaven and earth, and of all things.
Had God a beginning?
God had no beginning; He always was and He always will be.
Where is God?
God is everywhere.
If God is everywhere, why do we not see Him?
We do not see God, because He is a pure spirit and...
How did God give His Law?
When God created people, He wrote the Law on their hearts. Later he arranged the Law in Ten Commandments, wrote it on two tables of stone, and made it known through Moses. (Romans 2:14-15)
Bible narrative: God wrote His commandments directly for the Israelites (Exodus 19-20; 31:18). There are three kinds of laws in the Old Testament: the moral law, which tells all people their duty toward God and other people;...