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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 20

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 20

53.
Q. What do you believe concerning the “Holy Spirit”?
A. First, that, with the Father and the Son, he is equally eternal God; second, that God’s Spirit is also given to me, preparing me through a true faith to share in Christ and all his benefits, that he comforts me and will abide with me forever.

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 19

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 19

50.
Q. Why is there added: “And sits at the right hand of God”?
A. Because Christ ascended into heaven so that he might manifest himself there as the Head of his Church, through whom the Father governs all things. 128 more words

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 18

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 18

46.
Q. How do you understand the words: “He ascended into heaven”?
A. That Christ was taken up from the earth into heaven before the eyes of his disciples and remains there on our behalf until he comes again to judge the living and the dead. 206 more words

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 17

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 17

45.
Q. What benefit do we receive from “the resurrection” of Christ?
A. First, by his resurrection he has overcome death that he might make us share in the righteousness which he has obtained for us through his death. 28 more words

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 16

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 16

40.
Q. Why did Christ have to suffer death?
A. Because the righteousness and truth of God are such that nothing else could make reparation for our sins except the death of the Son of God. 161 more words

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 15

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 15

37.
Q. What do you understand by the word “suffered”?
A. That throughout his life on Earth, but especially at the end of it, he bore in body soul the wrath of God against the sin of the whole human race, so that by his suffering, as the only expiatory sacrifice, he might redeem our body and soul from ever lasting damnation, and might obtain for us God’s grace, righteousness, and eternal life. 90 more words

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Heidelberg Catechism - Lord's Day 14

Heidelberg Catechism – Lord’s Day 14

35.
Q. What is the meaning of: “Conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary”?
A. 100 more words

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