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Posts from October 2016

A Baptist Catechism – Question 8

Question 8: What is God? Answer: God is a Spirit, infinite, eternal, and unchangeable, in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness, and truth. Scripture: John 4:24; Psalm 89:14; 90:2; 147:5; James 1:17; Revelation 4:8; Exodus 34:6, 7; 1 Timothy 1:17; Numbers 23:19. Comment: Ask what “infinite” means (there is no limit to how great […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 6 & 7

Question 6: May all men make use of the Scriptures? Answer: All men are not only permitted, but commanded and exhorted, to read, hear, and understand the Scriptures. Scripture: John 5:39; Luke 16:29; Acts 8:28-30; 17:11. Question 7: What do the Scriptures mainly teach? Answer: The Scriptures mainly teach what man is to believe about […]

A Baptist Catechism – Question 5

Question 5: How do we know that the Bible is the Word of God? Answer: The Bible evidences itself to be God’s Word by the heavenliness of its doctrine, the unity of its parts, and its power to convert sinners and to edify saints. But only the Spirit of God can make us willing to […]

A Baptist Catechism – Question 4

Question 4: What is the Word of God? Answer: The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, being given by divine inspiration, are the Word of God, the only infallible rule of faith and practice. Scripture: 2 Peter 1:21; 2 Timothy 3:16, 17; Isaiah 8:20; Matthew 5:17– 18; 1 Corinthians 2:13; Psalm 19:7-8. Comment: “Scriptures” […]

A Baptist Catechism – Question 3

Question 3: How do we know there is a God? Answer: The light of nature in man, and the works of God, plainly declares that there is a God; but his word and Spirit only, do effectually reveal him unto us for our salvation. Scripture: Romans 1:18-20; Psalm 19:1-2; 2 Timothy 3:15; 1 Corinthians 1:21-24; […]