Category Archives: Westminster Shorter Catechism

Is God Jealous? [Westminster Shorter Catechism Q52-53]

“The Lord Your  God is a jealous God…” This is a statement that troubles many. What does it mean? Is God petty and selfish as we think of jealous people? Of course not! There is a positive aspect to jealousy … Continue reading

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The Second Commandment [ Westminster Shorter Catechism Q 49-51]

What is the standard for worshiping God? Certainly, there must be one! Is it how I feel about it that is most important; what makes me comfortable? Is it what others are doing or have done throughout the ages? God … Continue reading

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Worshiping God for Who He IS [Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q45-47]

Puritan pastor,  Thomas Boston, tells us that “knowledge is the foundation of all religion.” The First Commandment distinguishes the nature of worshiping the True God as it separates Him from all other ‘so-called” gods. He is to be worshiped and … Continue reading

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Love, Obedience and the Nature of God [Westminster Shorter Catechism, Q40-43]

Love, Obedience and the Nature of God, “What do these things have to do with one another?” you may ask. The answer is that they are actually inseparable! In our study of the Christian life as we see it taught … Continue reading

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Covenant of Grace

What is the Covenant of Grace? We have been studying the Westminster Shorter Catechism in our Wednesday evening prayer meetings for the last few months. After understanding the scathing effects of the Fall on all of humanity. It seems that … Continue reading

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