Posts from May 2019

Posts from May 2019

Christ Church Catechism

Question 56 Q56. What is required in the second commandment?A56. The second commandment requires the receiving, observing, and keeping pure  and entire, all such religious worship and ordinances, as God has appointed in His Word. Deuteronomy 32:46. “…he said to them, ‘Take to your heart all the words with which I am warning you today, which you shall command your sons to observe carefully, even all the words of this law.’” Matthew 28:20. “…teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I…

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Question 55 Q55. What is the second commandment? A55. The second commandment is, “You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth. You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing…

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Question 54 Q54. What are we especially taught by these words, “before Me,” in the first commandment? A54. These words, “before Me,” in the first commandment, teach us, that God, who sees all things, takes notice of and is displeased with the sin of having any other god. Deuteronomy 30:17-18. “But if your heart turns away and you will not obey, but are drawn away and worship other gods and serve them, I declare to you today that you shall…

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Question 53 Q53. What is forbidden in the first commandment?A53. The first commandment forbids the denying, or not worshipping and glorifying the true God, as God and our God; and the giving of that worship and glory to any other. Joshua 24:27. “Joshua said to all the people, “Behold, this stone shall be for a witness against us, for it has heard all the words of the Lord which He spoke to us; thus it shall be for a witness…