Q16 – What is Sin?

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...

Q15 – Why are there laws?

Q15: Since no one can keep the law, what is its purpose? A: That we may know the holy nature and will of God, and the sinful nature and disobedience of our hearts; and thus our need of a Savior. The law also teaches and exhorts us to live a life worthy of our Savior....

Q14 – Why can’t we keep God’s Law?

Q14: Did God create us unable to keep his law? A: No, but because of the disobedience of our first parents, Adam and Eve, all of creation is fallen; we are all born in sin and guilt, corrupt in our nature and unable to keep God’s law. Scripture Reference  “Therefore,...

Q13 – Who can keep God’s Law?

Q13: Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly? A: Since the fall, no mere human has been able to keep the law of God perfectly, but consistently breaks it in thought, word, and deed. Scripture Reference  None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks...

Q12 – The 9th & 10th Commandments

Q12: What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments? A: Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, that we are content, not envying anyone or resenting what God has given them or us (Crossway 2017). Scripture Reference  James...