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 doth God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse, due to us for sin?
To escape the wrath and curse of God, due to us for sin, God requireth of us faith in Jesus Christ, repentance unto life (Mark 1:15; Acts 20:21), with the diligent use of all the outward means whereby Christ communicateth to us the benefits of redemption (Acts 2:38; 1 Corinthians 11:24-25; Colossians 3:16).
What is faith in Jesus Christ?
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 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...
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...
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...
Most of the answers below come from Luther's Small Catechism. The Lutheran church numbers the commandments differently than most Protestant denominations, which is why the title of this article refers to the tenth commandment, but the answers below list indicate ninth and tenth.
- You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his...