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...
What do we mean by everlasting life?
By everlasting life, we mean a new existence, in which we are united with all the people of God, in the joy of fully knowing and loving God and each other.
To whom does God give eternal life?
God gives eternal life to me and all believers in Christ.
- Eternal life is a present possession (John 17:3; John 3:16; Romans 10:9; John 3:36).
- At the time of death, the soul of a...
Shall all men die?
Death being threatened as the wages of sin, it is appointed unto all men once to die; for that all have sinned.
Death, being the wages of sin, why are not the righteous delivered from death, seeing all their sins are forgiven in Christ?
The righteous shall be delivered from death itself at the last day, and even in death are delivered from the sting and curse of it; so that, although they die, yet it is out of...
What is the holy Christian church?
The holy Christian church is the communion of saints, the total number of those who believe in Christ. All believers in Christ, but only believers, are members of the church (invisible church) (Ephesians 2:19-22; John 10:16; Romans 8:9).
Why do you say, "I believe" in the church?
- Because faith, which makes people members of the church, is invisible, the church is invisible to human eyes...
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
What is redemption?
Redemption is the act of God which sets us free from the power of evil, sin, and death.
How did God prepare us for redemption?
God sent the prophets to call us back to himself, to show us our need for redemption, and to announce the coming of the Messiah.
Did God leave all mankind to perish in the estate of sin and misery?
God, out of His mere good pleasure, from all eternity, having chosen a...
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...