Monthly Archives: September 2012

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 40

Question 105: What is God’s will for you in the sixth commandment? I am not to belittle, hate, insult, or kill my neighbor—not by my thoughts, my words, my look or gesture, and certainly not by actual deeds—and I am … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 39

Question 104: What is God’s will for you in the fifth commandment? That I honor, love, and be loyal to my father and mother and all those in authority over me; that I submit myself with proper obedience to all … Continue reading

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Book Review: Royal Company

I recently had the opportunity to review the book Royal Company:A Devotional on Song of Solomon by Malcolm MacLean. The Song of Solomon is not a book I have spent a lot of time in or one I am that … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 38

Question 103: What is God’s will for you in the fourth commandment? First, that the gospel ministry and education for it be maintained (1), and that, especially on the festive day of rest, I diligently attend the assembly of God’s … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 37

Question 101: But may we swear an oath in God’s name if we do it reverently? Yes, when the government demands it, or when necessity requires it, in order to maintain and promote truth and trustworthiness for God’s glory and … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 36

Question 99: What is the aim of the third commandment? That we neither blaspheme nor misuse the name of God by cursing (1), perjury (2), or unnecessary oaths (3), nor share in such horrible sins by being silent bystanders (4). … Continue reading

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