Weekly Catechism

Weekly Catechism for 2019 - Lord's Day 15

The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 27 - 29

27. How doth Christ execute the office of a prophet?
Christ executeth the office of prophet in revealing to us, by His Word and Spirit, the will of God for our salvation (Joh 1:18; 1Pe 1:10-12; Joh 15:15; 20:31).

28. How doth Christ execute the office of a priest?
Christ executeth the office of priest in His once offering up Himself a sacrifice to satisfy divine justice (Heb 9:14, 28) and reconcile us to God (Heb 2:17), and in making continual intercession for us (Heb 7:24-25).

29. How doth Christ execute the office of king?
Christ executeth the office of a king, in subduing us to Himself (Act 15:14-16), in ruling (Isa 33:22) and defending us (Isa 32:1-2), and in restraining and conquering all His and our enemies (1Co 15:25; Psa 110).

Weekly Catechism for 2019 - Lord's Day 12

The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 23

23. Did God leave all mankind to perish in the estate of sin and misery?
God—having out of His mere good pleasure, from all eternity, elected some to everlasting life (Eph 1:4-5)—did enter into a Covenant of Grace, to deliver them out of the estate of sin and misery, and to bring them into an estate of salvation by a Redeemer (Rom 3:20-22; Gal 3:21-22)

Weekly Catechism for 2019 - Lord's Day 8

The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 12-13

12. What is the work of creation?
The work of creation is God’s making all things of nothing, by the word of His power, in the space of six days, and all very good (Gen 1; Heb 11: 3)

13. How did God create man?
God created man male and female, after His own image, in knowledge, righteousness, and holiness, with dominion over the creatures (Gen 1:26-28; Col 3:10; Eph 4:24).

Weekly Catechism for 2019 - Lord's Day 7

The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 10 - 11

10. What are the decrees of God?
The decrees of God are His eternal purpose according to the counsel of His will, whereby, for His own glory, He hath foreordained whatsoever comes to pass (Eph 1:4, 11; Rom 9:22-23; Isa 46:10; Lam 3:37).

11. How doth God execute His decrees?
God executeth His decrees in the works of creation and providence.