Weekly Catechism

Weekly Catechism for 2019 - Lord's Day 1

The Baptist Catechism 1693 | Questions 1 -3

1. Who is the first and chiefest being?
God is the first and chiefest being (Isa 44:6; 48:12; Psa 97:9).

2. Ought everyone to believe there is a God?
Everyone ought to believe there is a God (Heb 11:6); and it is their great sin and folly who do not (Psa 14:1).

3. How may we know there is a God?
The light of nature in man and the works of God plainly declare there is a God (Rom 1:19-20; Psa 19:1-3; Act 17:24); but His Word and Spirit only do it fully and effectually for the salvation of sinners (1Co 2:10; 2Ti 3:15-16).

Weekly Catechism - Lord's Day 50

Weekly Catechism for 2018 (Heidelberg 1563): LORD’S DAY 50

125. What is the fourth petition?
Give us this day our daily bread. That is: Be pleased to provide for all our bodily need; that we may thereby know that Thou art the only fountain of all good, and that without Thy blessing, neither our care and labor, nor Thy gifts can profit us; and may therefore withdraw our trust from all creatures, and place it alone in Thee.

Weekly Catechism - Lord's Day 49

Weekly Catechism for 2018 (Heidelberg 1563): LORD’S DAY 49

124. What is the third petition?
Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. That is: Grant that we and all men may renounce our own will, and yield ourselves without gainsaying, to Thy will which alone is good; that so every one may fulfill his office and calling, as willingly and truly as the angels do in heaven.

Weekly Catechism - Lord's Day 48

Weekly Catechism for 2018 (Heidelberg 1563): LORD’S DAY 48

123. What is the second petition?`
Thy kingdom come. That is: So govern us by Thy word and Spirit, that we submit ourselves unto Thee always more and more; preserve and increase Thy Church; destroy the works of the devil, every power that exalteth itself against Thee, and all wicked devices formed against Thy holy word, until the full coming of Thy kingdom, wherein Thou shalt be all in all.