I really enjoy this exposition by Benjamin Beddome and have used it often since purchasing it before family readings, Bible studies, etc. Question # 1 - WHO IS THE FIRST AND CHIEFEST BEING? Answer. God is the first and chiefest Being. Is God the first of all beings? Yes. "I am the first" - Isaiah … Continue reading A Scriptural Exposition of the Baptist Catechism
This is another catechism I refer to often. The link I use to visit is broken so I'll blog this edition I found here. An Orthodox Catechism: Being the Sum of Christian Religion, Contained in the Law and Gospel Published For Preventing the Canker and Poison of Heresy and Error. by HERCULES COLLINS. … Continue reading An Orthodox Catechism
THE PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CATECHISM Question 1. What is it that everyone wants out of life? Answer: Happiness Scripture: “And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them; I withheld not my heart from any joy:” — Ecclesiastes 2:10... Q. 2. Where is this happiness to be found? A. In God only. Scr. “Happy is … Continue reading THE PHILADELPHIA BAPTIST CATECHISM
Philpot writes, The Lord knows what we are, as so deeply, so awfully sunk in the Adam fall. Adam was wise as well as upright; but with the fall both were gone as in a moment; for the same awful crash which broke to pieces his innocency wrecked and ruined his wisdom, and thus he … Continue reading Does not the eye guide the hands and feet?
Which devotional should I buy? Poor Man's Portions by Hawker or Through Baca's Vale by Philpot? Thanks.
Mid-week family time is very important to me. My wife and I use Wednesday nights, no matter how busy, to gather the children together and read God's word and pray. In the past I have used different catechisms to give structure to our time together, other times I create small topical studies and other times … Continue reading A Call To Prayer
John Warburton, "If there be a sinner, who has just got his eyes opened to see his lost and ruined state, who feels that he cannot pray, nor knows how to utter a word before the great Jehovah who is so infinite in holiness and justice, while he is such a vile and polluted sinner … Continue reading True Heart-Work
From the pen of John Gill, Let it be further observed, that Christ’s active obedience to the law for us, and in our room and stead, does not exempt us from personal obedience to it, any more than his sufferings and death exempt us from a corporal death, or suffering for his sake. It is … Continue reading Christ’s active obedience to the Law
(Taken from here. I know nothing of the source, but found this quite funny.) 1. Q: What is the chief end of each individual Christian? A: Each individual Christian's chief end is to get saved. This is the first and great commandment. 2. Q: And what is the second great commandment? A: The second, which … Continue reading The Semi-Pelagian Narrower Catechism
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WikOUtCAwaU The First Ever Rap Song About the Heidelberg Catechism Lyrics Verse 1 Yeah I'm on a mission like a couple spies, and that guys is the reason why I catechize. The good news we almost forgot I recognize, Heidelberg rediscovering the gospel prize. It's not scripture but the truth in it will mention … Continue reading Heidelberg Catechism Rap