Shorter Catechism Doctrine  -  Faith     (1974-1975)

Using the Shorter Westminster Catechism Questions as a guide to see what it has to say about the Faith we believe in, we see what are the main doctrines we find in the Word of God the Bible.

Q1. What is the chief end of man? Psalms 73.   Q2. How can we glorify God and enjoy Him?  Timothy 3:14-17, Revelation 22:7-21.   Q3. What do the Scriptures teach? John 20:30-31, Micah 6:8.   Q4. What is God? Exodus 4:1-9, Psalms 139:1-24.   Q5 & 6. The Trinity. Matthew 3:13-17, Acts 5:1-11.   Q7. The Decrees of God. Daniel 4:19-37.   Q8-10. Creation of the world and man. Genesis 1:1-2:7.   Q11-12. Providence and the garden of Eden. Genesis 2:4-25, Romans 5:12-21.   Q13-15. Adam & Eve & the enormity of Adams sin. Genesis 3:1-24.   Q16-17. One with Adam our representative head. Romans 5:12-21, 1 Corinthians 15:17-26.   Q18. The total depravity of man Genesis 6:1-14, Matthew 15:1-20.   Q19. The misery of that estate where into man fell. Luke 16:19-31, Matthew 25:31-46.   Q20. Did God leave all mankind to perish in the estate of sin & misery? Romans 9:6-26.   Q21. Who is the Redeemer of Gods elect? John 1:1-18, Colossians 1:9-23.   Q22. How did Christ, being the Son of God, become man? Luke 1:26-56, Matthew 1:18-25.   Q23. Christ our Redeemer, Prophet, Priest & King. John 14:25-26, & !6:7-16, Hebrews 4:14-5:10, Revelation 19:11-16.   Q24. Christ fulfils the office of Prophet. 2 Peter 1:1-2:9.   Q25. Christ fulfils the office of Priest. Romans 8:28-39.   Q26. Christ fulfils the office of King. Matthew 13:24-52.   Q29-31. How are we made partakers of the Redemption purchase by Christ & What is Effectual Calling? John 11:32-46, Acts 26:13-23.   Q27. Christ Humiliation. 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, Philippians 2:1-11, Matthew 24:36-42.   Q32-33. What benefits do effectual calling bring & What is Justification? Galatians 1:1-12 & 2:16-21, & 3:6-11, & 5:13-26.   Q34. What is Adoption? Matthew 6:1-34.   Q35. What is Sanctification? Ephesians 4:17-32, 2 Peter 1:1-11.   Q36a. True & False Assurance. Romans 5:1-5, 2 Timothy 4:7-8.   Q36b. All True Believers Persevere to the end. Luke 8:4-15, John 15:1-8.   Q37. What happens to the Believers when they die? Luke 16:19-31, John 5:21-29, 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:9.   Q38. What happens to Believers on & after the resurrection on the last day? Matthew 24:36-25:13 & 31-46.