New City Catechism, Q20

Q20: Who is the redeemer? A: The only Redeemer is the Lord Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of God, in whom God became man and bore the penalty for sin himself. Scripture Reference 1 Timothy 2:5 – For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God...

New City Catechism, Q19

Q19: Is there any way to escape punishment and be brought back into God’s favor? A: Yes. To satisfy His justice, God Himself, out of mere mercy, reconciles us to Himself and delivers us from sin and from the punishment of sin, by a redeemer. Scripture...

New City Catechism, Question 18

Q18: Will God allow our disobedience and idolatry to go unpunished? A: No, every sin is against the sovereignty, holiness, and goodness of God, and against his righteous law, and God is righteously angry with our sins and will punish them in his just...

New City Catechism, Q17

Q17: What is idolatry? A: Idolatry is trusting in created things rather than the Creator for our hope and happiness, significance and security.  (Crossway 2017) Scripture Reference Romans 1:21 and 25 “For although they knew God, they did not honor...

New City Catechism, Q16

Q16: What is sin?   A: Sin is rejecting or ignoring God in the world he created, rebelling against him by living without reference to him, not being or doing what he requires in his law—resulting in our death and the disintegration of all creation.  Scripture...