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 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 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...
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...
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...