Weekly Catechism

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.