What is meant by a covenant with God?
A covenant is a relationship initiated by God, to which a body of people responds in faith.
What is the Old Covenant?
The Old Covenant is the one given by God to the Hebrew people.
What did God promise them?
God promised that they would be his people to bring all the nations of the world to him.
What response did God require from the chosen people?
Word of God
What is the Word of God?
The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, being given by divine inspiration, are the Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice. (2 Peter 1:21; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; Isaiah 8:20)
What is the Old Testament?
The Old Testament consists of books written by the people of the Old Covenant, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, to show God at work in nature and...
What are the decrees of God?
The decrees of God are, his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby, for his own glory, he hath foreordained whatsoever comes to pass (Psalm 33:11; Isaiah 14:24; Acts 2:23; Ephesians 1:11-12).
How doth God execute his decrees?
God executeth his decrees in the works of creation and providence (Psalm 148:8; Isaiah 40:26; Daniel 4:35; Acts 4:24-28; Revelation 4:11).
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...
Can we now frame a short compendium of the whole law?
Very easily, since we can reduce it to two heads. The former is to love God with all our heart, and soul, and strength — the latter, to love our neighbours as ourselves. (Mark 12:30; Luke 10:27)
What is comprehended under the love of God?
To love him as God should be loved — that is, recognizing him as at once our Lord, and Father, and Preserver. Accordingly, to the love...