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Posts from January 2017

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 35 & 36

Question 35: What is effectual calling? Answer: Effectual calling is the work of God’s Spirit, to convince us of our sin and misery, to enlighten our minds in the knowledge of Christ, to renew our wills, and thus persuade and enable us to embrace Jesus Christ, freely offered to us in the gospel. Scripture: 2 […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 33 & 34

Question 33: How are we made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ? Answer: We are made partakers of the redemption purchased by Christ, by the effective application of it to us, by his Holy Spirit. Scripture: John 3:5, 6; Titus 3:5, 6. Question 34: How does the Spirit apply to us the redemption purchased […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 31 & 32

Question 31: What do we mean by Christ’s humiliation? Answer: By Christ’s humiliation we mean that he was born, and that in a low condition; that he was made under the law, and underwent the miseries of this life, the wrath of God, and the cursed death of the cross; that he was buried, and […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 29 & 30

Question 29: How does Christ perform the office of a priest? Answer: Christ performs the office of a priest by once offering himself as a sacrifice to satisfy divine justice, and to reconcile us to God; and by making continual intercession for us before God. Scripture: 1 Peter 2:24; Hebrews 2: 17; 7:25; 9:28; Ephesians […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 27 & 28

Question 27: What offices does Christ perform as our Redeemer? Answer: Christ, as our Redeemer, performs the offices of a prophet, of a priest, and of a king, both in his condition of humiliation and exaltation. Scripture: Acts 3:22; Hebrews 5:6; Psalm 2:6. Question 28: How does Christ perform the office of a prophet? Answer: […]