Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Heidelberg Catechism 5-6

Q. 5. Canst thou keep all these things perfectly?

A. In no wise; (a) for I am prone by nature to hate God and my neighbor. (b)

(a) Rom 3:10,20,23; 1 John 1:8,10

(b) Rom 8:7; Eph 2:3; Titus 3:3; Gen 6:5; Gen 8:21; Jer 17:9; Rom 7:23

Q. 6. Did God then create man so wicked and perverse?

A. By no means; but God created man good, (a) and after his own image, (b) in true righteousness and holiness, that he might rightly know God his Creator, heartily love him and live with him in eternal happiness to glorify and praise him. (c)

(a) Gen.1:31

(b) Gen.1:26-27

(c) Col.3:9-10; Eph.4:23-24; 2 Cor.3:18

- Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

No comments: