What is Prayer?
Prayer is an offering up of our desires to God, for things agreeable to His will, in the name of Christ, with confession of our sins and thankful acknowledgment of His mercies. (1 John 5:14; 1 John 1:9; Philippians 4:6; Psalm 10:17; 145:19; John 14:13-14)
To whom should we pray?
We should pray to the true God only, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, not to idols, saints, or anything God has created (Psalm 65:2; 1 John...
On what day did Christ rise from the dead?
Christ rose from the dead, glorious and immortal, on Easter Sunday, the third day after His death.
What is the significance of Jesus' resurrection?
By his resurrection, Jesus overcame death and opened for us the way of eternal life.
Why is Christ's resurrection so important and comforting?
Christ's resurrection proves that
Did God abandon man after he fell into sin?
God did not abandon man after he fell into sin, but promised him a Redeemer, who was to satisfy for man's sin and reopen to him the gates of heaven.
Why was it necessary for our Savior to be true God?
Christ had to be true God in order that
- His fulfilling of the Law, His life, suffering, and death might be a sufficient ransom for all people (Psalm...
What do you mean by grace?
By grace I mean a supernatural gift of God bestowed on us, through the merits of Jesus Christ, for our salvation.
How many kinds of grace are there?
There are two kinds of grace, sanctifying grace and actual grace.
What is sanctifying grace?
Sanctifying grace is that grace which makes the soul holy and pleasing to God.
What is actual grace?
Actual grace is that help of...
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...