New City Catechism, Q39

Q39: With what attitude should we pray? A: With love, perseverance, and gratefulness; in humble submission to God’s will, knowing that, for the sake of Christ, he always hears our prayers.  (Crossway 2017) Scripture Reference Philippians 4:6 “Do...

New City Catechism, Q38

Q: 38 What is prayer? A: Prayer is pouring out our hearts to God in praise, petition, confession of sin, and thanksgiving. (Crossway 2017) Scripture Reference Psalm 62:8 Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us....

New City Catechism, Q35

Q35: Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through faith alone, where does this faith come from? A: All the gifts we receive from Christ we receive through the Holy Spirit, including faith itself.  (Crossway 2017) Scripture Reference Titus 3:4-6...

New City Catechism, Q34

Q34: Since we are redeemed by grace alone, through Christ alone, must we still do good works and obey God’s Word?  A: Yes, because Christ, having redeemed us by his blood, also renews us by his Spirit; so that our lives may show love and gratitude to God; so...

New City Catechism, Q33

Q33: Should those who have faith in Christ seek their salvation through their own works, or anywhere else? A: No, they should not, as everything necessary to salvation is found in Christ. To seek salvation through good works is a denial that Christ is the...