Posts from June 2019

Posts from June 2019

Christ Church Catechism 60 with Helps

Q60. What is required in the third commandment? A60. The third commandment requires holy and reverent use of God’s names, titles, attributes, ordinances, words, and works. Psalm 29:2. “Ascribe to the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in holy array.” Deuteronomy 32:1-4. “Give ear, O heavens, and let me speak; And let the earth hear the words of my mouth. “Let my teaching drop as the rain, My speech distill as the dew, As the droplets on…

Christ Church Catechism 59 with Helps

Q59. What is the third commandment? A59. The third commandment is, “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.” Exodus 20:7. “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. Help from Benjamin Beddome By God’s name are we to understand his nature? Yes.…

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Question 58 Q58. What are the reasons annexed to [given for] the second commandment? A58. The reasons annexed to the second commandment are: God’s sovereignty over us, His ownership of us, and the zeal He has for His own worship. Psalm 45:11. “Then the King will desire your beauty. Because He is your Lord, bow down to Him.” Exodus 34:14. “…for you shall not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God…” I Corinthians 10:22.…

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Question 57 Q57. What is forbidden in the second commandment? A57. The second commandment forbids the worshipping of God by images, or any other way no appointed in His Word. Romans 1:22-23. “Professing to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the incorruptible God for an image in the form of corruptible man and of birds and four-footed animals and crawling creatures.” Deuteronomy 4:15-16. “So watch yourselves carefully, since you did not see any form on the…