New City Catechism, Q23

Q23: Why must the Redeemer be truly God? A: That because of his nature his obedience and suffering would be perfect and effective; and also, that he would be able to bear the righteous anger of God against sin and yet overcome death. (Crossway 2017)...

New City Catechism, Q22

Q22: Why must the Redeemer be truly human? A: That in human nature he might on our behalf perfectly obey the whole law and suffer the punishment for human sin; and also, that he might sympathize with our weakness. (Crossway 2017) Scripture...

New City Catechism Q21

Q21: What sort of redeemer is needed to bring us back to God? A: One who is truly human and truly God.  (Crossway 2017) Scripture Reference  Isaiah 9:6 “For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his...

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...