'Catechism Helps' Tagged Posts

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Christ Church Catechism 62 with Helps

Q62. What is the reason annexed to the third commandment? A62. The reason annexed to the third commandment is, that even those who break this commandment escape punishment from men, the Lord our God will not allow them to escape His righteous judgment. Deuteronomy 28:58-59. “If you are not careful to observe all the words of this law which are written in this book, to fear this honored and awesome name, the Lord your God, then the Lord will bring…

Christ Church Catechism 61 with Helps

Q61. What is forbidden in the third commandment? A61. The third commandment forbids all profaning and abusing of any thing by which God makes Himself known. Malachi 1:6-7. “‘A son honors his father, and a servant his master. Then if I am a father, where is My honor? And if I am a master, where is My respect?’ says the Lord of hosts to you, O priests who despise My name. But you say, ‘How have we despised Your name?’…

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…

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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 51 Q51. What is the first commandment?A51. The first commandment is “You shall have no other gods before me.”  “You shall have no other gods before Me.” Exodus 20:3 Help from Benjamin Beddome Is the belief and worship of a Deity one of the principles of natural religion? Yes. For all people will walk every one in the name of their God, Micah iv. 5. But is it more strongly inculcated in the divine word? Yes. Worship the Lord, Psa.…

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Question 50 Q50. What does the preface to the Ten Commandment teach us?A50. The preface to the Ten Commandments teaches us, that because God is the Lord, and our God and Redeemer, therefore we are bound to keep all His commandments. “You shall therefore love the Lord your God, and always keep His charge, His statutes, His ordinances, and His commandments.” Deuteronomy 11:1 Help from Benjamin Beddome Is God the Lord? Yes. I am the Lord, that is my name, Isa. xlii. 8. Is this…