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Posts from November 2016

A Baptist Catechism – Question 15

Question 15: What are God’s works of providence? Answer: God’s works of providence are the holy, wise, and powerful acts by which he preserves and governs all his creatures, and all their actions. Scripture: Nehemiah 9:6; Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 1:3; Psalm 103:19; Matthew 10:29-30. Comment: It would be helpful to discuss this with your child […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 13 & 14

Question 13: What is the work of creation? Answer: The work of creation is God’s making all things [out] of nothing, by the word of his power and all very good. Scripture: Genesis 1:1, 31; Hebrews 11:3; Exodus 20:11; Romans 4:17. Comment: Before creation there was only God in the holy fellowship of the Trinity. […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 11 & 12

Question 11: What are the decrees of God? Answer: The decrees of God are his eternal purpose, according to the counsel of his will, whereby for his own glory, he has foreordained whatsoever comes to pass. Scripture: Ephesians 1:11; Romans 11:36; Daniel 4:35; Isaiah 46:10; Psalm 115:3; Amos 3:6. Comment: You might shorten it to: […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 9 & 10

Question 9: Are there more Gods than one? Answer: There is only one living and true God. Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:4; Jeremiah 10:10; Psalm 96:4-5. Comment: There are “gods” which are idols, but they are not “living”. And there are “gods” which are angels or demons, but they are not “true” God, that is they are […]