Larger Catechism



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  • Larger Catechism: Questions 191-196

    09/06/2008 Duration: 06min–196.mp3Q. 191. What do we pray for in the second petition? A. In the second petition (which is, Thy kingdom come), acknowledging ourselves and all mankind to be by nature under the dominion of sin and Satan, we pray, that the kingdom of sin and Satan may be destroyed, the gospel propagated throughout the world, […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 181-190

    02/06/2008 Duration: 04min–190.mp3Q. 181. Why are we to pray in the name of Christ? A. The sinfulness of man, and his distance from God by reason thereof, being so great, as that we can have no access into his presence without a mediator; and there being none in heaven or earth appointed to, or fit for, that […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 171-180

    26/05/2008 Duration: 06min–180.mp3Q. 171. How are they that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper to prepare themselves before they come unto it? A. They that receive the sacrament of the Lord’s supper are, before they come, to prepare themselves thereunto, by examining themselves of their being in Christ, of their sins and wants; of the truth […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 161-170

    19/05/2008 Duration: 05min–170.mp3Q. 161. How do the sacraments become effectual means of salvation? A. The sacraments become effectual means of salvation, not by any power in themselves, or any virtue derived from the piety or intention of him by whom they are administered, but only by the working of the Holy Ghost, and the blessing of Christ, […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 151-160

    12/05/2008 Duration: 05min–160.mp3Q. 151. What are those aggravations that make some sins more heinous than others? A. Sins receive their aggravations, 1. From the persons offending; if they be of riper age, greater experience or grace, eminent for profession, gifts, place, office, guides to others, and whose example is likely to be followed by others. 2. From […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 141-150

    05/05/2008 Duration: 07min–150.mp3Q. 141. What are the duties required in the eighth commandment? A. The duties required in the eighth commandment are, truth, faithfulness, and justice in contracts and commerce between man and man; rendering to every one his due; restitution of goods unlawfully detained from the right owners thereof; giving and lending freely, according to our […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 131-140

    28/04/2008 Duration: 05min–140.mp3Q. 131. What are the duties of equals? A. The duties of equals are, to regard the dignity and worth of each other, in giving honor to go one before another; and to rejoice in each others’ gifts and advancement, as their own. Q. 132. What are the sins of equals? A. The sins of […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 121-130

    21/04/2008 Duration: 05min–130.mp3Q. 121. Why is the word Remember set in the beginning of the fourth commandment? A. The word Remember is set in the beginning of the fourth commandment, partly, because of the great benefit of remembering it, we being thereby helped in our preparation to keep it, and, in keeping it, better to keep all […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 111-120

    14/04/2008 Duration: 06min–120.mp3Q. 111. Which is the third commandment? A. The third commandment is, Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. Q. 112. What is required in the third commandment? A. The third commandment requires, that the […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 101-110

    07/04/2008 Duration: 08min–110.mp3Q. 101. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? A. The preface to the Ten Commandments is contained in these words, I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Wherein God manifesteth his sovereignty, as being JEHOVAH, the eternal, immutable, […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 91-100

    31/03/2008 Duration: 05min–100.mp3HAVING SEEN WHAT THE SCRIPTURES PRINCIPALLY TEACH US TO BELIEVE CONCERNING GOD, IT FOLLOWS TO CONSIDER WHAT THEY REQUIRE AS THE DUTY OF MAN Q. 91. What is the duty which God requireth of man? A. The duty which God requireth of man, is obedience to his revealed will. Q. 92. What did God first […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 81-90

    24/03/2008 Duration: 06min–090.mp3Q. 81. Are all true believers at all times assured of their present being in the estate of grace, and that they shall be saved? A. Assurance of grace and salvation not being of the essence of faith, true believers may wait long before they obtain it; and, after the enjoyment thereof, may have it […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 71-80

    17/03/2008 Duration: 06min–080.mp3Q. 71. How is justification an act of God’s free grace? A. Although Christ, by his obedience and death, did make a proper, real, and full satisfaction to God’s justice in the behalf of them that are justified; yet inasmuch as God accepteth the satisfaction from a surety, which he might have demanded of them, […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 61-70

    10/03/2008 Duration: 04min–070.mp3Q. 61. Are all they saved who hear the gospel, and live in the church? A. All that hear the gospel, and live in the visible church, are not saved; but they only who are true members of the church invisible. Q. 62. What is the visible church? A. The visible church is a society […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 51-60

    03/03/2008 Duration: 05min–060.mp3Q. 51. What was the estate of Christ’s exaltation? A. The estate of Christ’s exaltation comprehendeth his resurrection, ascension, sitting at the right hand of the Father, and his coming again to judge the world. Q. 52. How was Christ exalted in his resurrection? A. Christ was exalted in his resurrection, in that, not having […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 41-50

    25/02/2008 Duration: 04min–050.mp3Q. 41. Why was our mediator called Jesus? A. Our mediator was called Jesus, because he saveth his people from their sins. Q. 42. Why was our mediator called Christ? A. Our mediator was called Christ, because he was anointed with the Holy Ghost above measure; and so set apart, and fully furnished with all […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 31-40

    18/02/2008 Duration: 04min–040.mp3Q. 31. With whom was the covenant of grace made? A. The covenant of grace was made with Christ as the second Adam, and in him with all the elect as his seed. Q. 32. How is the grace of God manifested in the second covenant? A. The grace of God is manifested in the […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 21-30

    11/02/2008 Duration: 03min–030.mp3Q. 21. Did man continue in that estate wherein God at first created him? A. Our first parents being left to the freedom of their own will, through the temptation of Satan, transgressed the commandment of God in eating the forbidden fruit; and thereby fell from the estate of innocency wherein they were created. Q. […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 11-20

    04/02/2008 Duration: 04min–020.mp3Q. 11. How doth it appear that the Son and the Holy Ghost are God equal with the Father? A. The Scriptures manifest that the Son and the Holy Ghost are God equal with the Father, ascribing unto them such names, attributes, works, and worship, as are proper to God only. Q. 12. What are […]

  • Larger Catechism: Questions 1-10

    28/01/2008 Duration: 03min–010.mp3Q. 1. What is the chief and highest end of man? A. Man’s chief and highest end is to glorify God, and fully to enjoy him forever. Q. 2. How doth it appear that there is a God? A. The very light of nature in man, and the works of God, declare plainly that there […]