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How does one sin break multiple commandments?

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. We’ve been looking at how to understand God’s law as summarised in the ten commandments. We saw that when you read God’s law, you must understand that a command prohibits […]

How does God’s law prohibit & promote behaviour?

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. We’ve been looking at the use of God’s law for humans and saw that a good summary of God’s law is in the ten commandments. But how are you to […]

Where is God’s law summarised? In the ten commandments

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. We’ve been looking at the use of God’s law for humans. But what is a good summary of God’s law? A good summary of God’s laws is given in the […]

What is the use of God’s law? To know how to do good

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. We’ve been looking at the use of God’s law for sinful humans and have seen that God’s law is useful to see how sinful you are and how perfect Christ […]

What is the use of God’s law? It shows Christ’s perfection

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Last time we started looking at the use of God’s law for sinful people. We saw that the law of God is useful as it helps us know how sinful […]

How do you know Christ’s resurrection happened?

by Joel Radford

On Easter Sunday we contemplate afresh the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. But how do you know that the resurrection actually happened? One of the main reasons we believe that the resurrection took place is because Christ’s disciples saw the risen Christ. But how do you know that the disciples were eyewitnesses? Firstly, […]

What happened to Jesus?

by Joel Radford

On Good Friday it is always good to ask what happened at Christ’s death so many years ago? Firstly, the Bible teaches us that once Jesus was condemned to die by the Jewish and Roman authorities, he was mocked and beaten by the Roman soldiers. In Matthew’s gospel we read: ‘Then the governor’s soldiers took […]

What is the use of God’s law? To show our sin

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Last time we started looking at God’s requirement that humans obey his revealed law and the extent that the law applies to humanity. But is there any use of the […]

To what extent does the law of God apply to us?

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Last time we started looking at God’s requirement that humans obey his revealed law. But to what extent does the law of God apply to humanity. Firstly, we must understand […]

What does God require of us?

by Joel Radford

In these bulletin articles, we’ve been going through a list of questions and answers contained in the Westminster Larger Catechism, published in the 17th Century. Today we begin to look at the law of God by asking, ‘What does God require of humans?’ The Bible teaches us that God requires obedience to his revealed will. […]