Archive for February, 2017

LC 25, SC 18

February 28, 2017

Westminster Larger Catechism

Q. 25. Wherein consisteth the sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell?
A. The sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell, consisteth in the guilt of Adam’s first sin,[93] the want of that righteousness wherein he was created, and the corruption of his nature, whereby he is utterly indisposed, disabled, and made opposite unto all that is spiritually good, and wholly inclined to all evil, and that continually;[94] which is commonly called original sin, and from which do proceed all actual transgressions.[95]

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 18. Wherein consists the sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell?
A. The sinfulness of that estate whereinto man fell, consists in the guilt of Adam’s first sin,[43] the want of original righteousness,[44] and the corruption of his whole nature,[45] which is commonly called original sin; together with all actual transgressions which proceed from it.[46]

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WCF 6.4

February 27, 2017

Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof

4: From this original corruption, whereby we are utterly indisposed, disabled, and made opposite to all good,[130] and wholly inclined to all evil,[131] do proceed all actual transgressions.[132]

LC 23, SC 17

February 26, 2017

Westminster Larger Catechism

Q. 23. Into what estate did the fall bring mankind?
A. The fall brought mankind into an estate of sin and misery.[91]

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 17. Into what estate did the fall bring mankind?
A. The fall brought mankind into an estate of sin and misery.[42]

LC 22, SC 16

February 25, 2017

Westminster Larger Catechism

Q. 22. Did all mankind fall in that first transgression?
A. The covenant being made with Adam as a public person, not for himself only, but for his posterity, all mankind descending from him by ordinary generation,[89] sinned in him, and fell with him in that first transgression.[90]

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 16. Did all mankind fall in Adam’s first transgression?
A. The covenant being made with Adam,[40] not only for himself, but for his posterity; all mankind, descending from him by ordinary generation, sinned in him, and fell with him, in his first transgression.[41]

WCF 6.3

February 24, 2017

Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof

3: They being the root of all mankind, the guilt of this sin was imputed;[128] and the same death in sin, and corrupted nature, conveyed to all their posterity descending from them by ordinary generation.[129]

WCF 6.2

February 23, 2017

Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof

2: By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion, with God,[125] and so became dead in sin,[126] and wholly defiled in all the parts and faculties of soul and body.[127]

SC 15

February 22, 2017

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 15. What was the sin whereby our first parents fell from the estate wherein they were created?
A. The sin whereby our first parents fell from the estate wherein they were created, was their eating the forbidden fruit.[39]

LC 24, SC 14

February 21, 2017

Westminster Larger Catechism

Q. 24. What is sin?
A. Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of, any law of God, given as a rule to the reasonable creature.[92]

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 14. What is sin?
A. Sin is any want of conformity unto, or transgression of, the law of God.[38]

LC 21, SC 13

February 20, 2017

Westminster Larger Catechism

Q. 21. Did man continue in that estate wherein God at first created him?
A. Our first parents being left to the freedom of their own will, through the temptation of Satan, transgressed the commandment of God in eating the forbidden fruit; and thereby fell from the estate of innocency wherein they were created.[88]

Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q. 13. Did our first parents continue in the estate wherein they were created?
A. Our first parents, being left to the freedom of their own will, fell from the estate wherein they were created, by sinning against God.[37]

WCF 6.1

February 19, 2017

Westminster Confession of Faith

Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof

1: Our first parents, being seduced by the subtilty and temptations of Satan, sinned, in eating the forbidden fruit.[123] This their sin, God was pleased, according to His wise and holy counsel, to permit, having purposed to order it to His own glory.[124]