Monthly Archives: October 2012

God’s Grace in Bringing Reformation

As we celebrate Reformation Day every year, our eyes are always fixed on the past and rightfully so. We look back with appreciation at what God has done in and for His church. I often say that one of the … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 44

Question 113: What is the aim of the tenth commandment? That not even the slightest desire or thought contrary to any one of God’s commandments should ever arise in our hearts. Rather, with all our hearts we should always hate … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 43

Question 112: What is the aim of the ninth commandment? That I never give false testimony against anyone, twist no one’s words, not gossip or slander, nor join in condemning anyone rashly or without a hearing (1). Rather, in court … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 42

Question 110: What does God forbid in the eighth commandment? God forbids not only outright theft and robbery, punishable by law (1). But in God’s sight theft also includes all scheming and swindling in order to get our neighbor’s goods … Continue reading

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Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 41

Question 108: What does the seventh commandment teach us? That God condemns all unchastity (1), and that therefore we should thoroughly detest it (2) and live decent and chaste lives (3), within or outside of the holy state of marriage. … Continue reading

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