• Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 39

    Posted Sep 20th, 2015 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Believe What We Believe With | Comments Off on Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 39

    Q. 89 How is the word made effectual to salvation? A. The Spirit of God makes the reading, but especially the preaching, of the word, an effectual means of convincing and converting sinners, and of building them up in holiness and comfort, through faith, unto salvation. Q. 90 How is the word to be read …

  • Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 38

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    Q. 88. What are the outward and ordinary means whereby Christ communicates to us the benefits of redemption? A. The outward and ordinary means whereby Christ communicates to us the benefits of redemption, are his ordinances, especially the word, sacraments, and prayer; all which are made effectual to the elect for salvation. Exposition For a …

  • Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 37

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    Q. 87 What is repentance unto life? A.  Repentance unto life is a saving grace, whereby a sinner, out of a true sense of his sin, and apprehension of the mercy of God in Christ, does, with grief and hatred of his sin, turn from it unto God, with full purpose of, and endeavour after, …

  • Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 36

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    Q. 86: What is faith in Jesus Christ? A. Faith in Jesus Christ is a saving grace, whereby we receive and rest upon him alone for salvation, as he is offered to us in the gospel. Exposition There are few words with which Christians are more familiar than faith. It’s one of the great Christian …

  • Westminster Shorter Catechism, Week 35

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    Q. 85: What doth God require of us, that we may escape his wrath and curse due to us for sin? A. To escape the wrath and curse of God due to us for sin, God requireth of us faith in Jesus Christ, repentance unto life, with the diligent use of all the outward means …

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