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Posts from December 2016

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 24, 25 & 26

Question 24: Did God leave all mankind to perish in the condition of sin and misery? Answer: God, out of his mere good pleasure, from all eternity, having chosen a people to everlasting life, did enter into a covenant of grace, to deliver them out of the condition of sin and misery, and to bring […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 21, 22 & 23

Question 21: Into what condition did the fall bring mankind? Answer: The fall brought mankind into a condition of sin and misery. Scripture: Psalm 51:5; Romans 5:18-19; 7:18; Isaiah 53:6; 64:6; John 3:6-7; Ephesians 2:1-3; 1 Corinthians 2:14. Question 22: What is the sinfulness of that condition into which all mankind has fallen? Answer: The […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 18, 19 & 20

Question 18: What is sin? Answer: Sin is transgression of the revealed will of God which teaches that we are to act in perfect holiness from a heart of faith to the glory of God. Scripture: 1 John 3:4; Romans 5:13; 14:23; 1 Peter 1:16; Matthew 5:48; 1 Corinthians 10:31. Comment Simplified: Sin is any […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 16 & 17

Question 16: What special act of providence did God exercise towards man when he was first created? Answer: When God had created man, he made a covenant with him that he should live and enjoy all the benefits of creation, but that he would die if he forsook the obedience that comes from faith. God […]