Westminster Shorter Catechism

1 Foundations Q 1-3 2 God Q 4-6 3 Decrees Q 7-8 4 Creation Q 9-10 5 Providence Q 11-12 6 First Parents Q 13 7 Sin Q 14-15 8 First Transgression Q 16-17 9 Fall Q 18 10 Misery of that estate Q 19 11 Estate of Sin Q 20 12 Redeemer Q 21-22 13 Prophet Q 23-24 14 Priest/King Q 25-26 15 Humiliation/Exultation Q 27-28 16 Partakers Q 29-30 17 Effectual Calling Q 31-32 18 Justification/Adoption Q 33-34 19 Sanctification Q 35-36 20 Benefits at Death Q 37-38 21 Duty of man Q 39-40 22 Moral Law Q 41- 42 23 Preface Q 43-44 24 First Commandment Q 45-46 25 Q 47-48 26 Second Commandment Q 49-50 27 Q 51-52 28 Third Commandment Q 53-54 29 Q 55-56 30 Fourth Commandment Q 57 31 Q 58-59 32 Q 60 33 Q 61-62 34 Fifth Commandment Q 63-64 35 Q 65-66 36 Sixth Commandment Q 67-69 37 Seventh Commandment Q 70-72 38 Eighth Commandment Q 73-75 39 Ninth Commandment Q 76-78 40 Tenth Commandment Q 79-81 41 Is any man able Q 82-84 42 Escape his wrath Q 85-86 43 Repentance unto life Q 87 44 Outward Means Q 88 45 Word Q 89-90 46 Sacraments Q 91-93 47 Baptism Q 94-95 48 Lord's

Question 196 What doth the conclusion of the Lord’ s prayer teach us? The conclusion of the Lord’ s prayer, (which is, For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. (Matt. 6:13)) teacheth us to enforce our petitions with arguments, (Rom. 15:30) which are to be taken, not from any worthiness in ourselves, or in any other creature, but from God; (Dan. 9:4,7–9,16–19) and with our prayers to join praises, (Phil. 4:6) ascribing to God alone

Question 195 What do we pray for in the sixth petition? In the sixth petition, (which is, And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil, (Matt. 6:13)) acknowledging, that the most wise, righteous, and gracious God, for divers holy and just ends, may so order things, that we may be assaulted, foiled, and for a time led captive by temptations; (2 Chron. 32:31) that Satan, (1 Chron. 21:1) the world, (Luke 21:34, Mark 4:19) and the flesh, are ready

Question 194 What do we pray for in the fifth petition? In the fifth petition, (which is, Forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors, (Matt. 6:12)) acknowledging, that we and all others are guilty both of original and actual sin, and thereby become debtors to the justice of God; and that neither we, nor any other creature, can make the least satisfaction for that debt: (Rom. 3:9–12,19, Matt. 18:24–25, Ps. 130;3–4) we pray for ourselves and others, that God of

Question 193 What do we pray for in the fourth petition? In the fourth petition, (which is, Give us this day our daily bread, (Matt. 6:11)) acknowledging, that in Adam, and by our own sin, we have forfeited our right to all the outward blessings of this life, and deserve to be wholly deprived of them by God, and to have them cursed to us in the use of them; (Gen. 2:17, Gen. 3:17, Rom. 8:20–22, Jer. 5:25, Deut. 28:15–17) and that

Westminster Larger Catechism What do we pray for in the third petition? In the third petition,  (which is, Thy will be done in earth as it is in heaven, (Matt. 6:10) ) acknowledging, that by nature we and all men are not only utterly unable and unwilling to know and do the will of God, (Rom. 7:18, Job 21:14, 1 Cor. 2:14) but prone to rebel against his word, (Rom. 8:7) to repine and murmur against his providence, (Exod. 17:7, Numb. 14:2)

Question 191 What do we pray for in the second petition? In the second petition, (which is, Thy kingdom come, (Matt. 6:10) ) acknowledging ourselves and all mankind to be by nature under the dominion of sin and Satan, (Eph. 2:2–3) we pray, that the kingdom of sin and Satan may be destroyed, (Ps. 68:1,18, Rev. 12:10–11) the gospel propagated throughout the world, (2 Thess. 3:1) the Jews called, (Rom. 10:1) the fullness of the Gentiles brought in; (John 17:9,20, Rom. 11:25–26,

Question 190 What do we pray for in the first petition? In the first petition, (which is, Hallowed by thy name, (Matt. 6:9) ) acknowledging the utter inability and indisposition that is in ourselves and all men to honor God aright, (2 Cor. 3:5, Ps. 51:15) we pray, that God would by his grace enable and incline us and others to know, to acknowledge, and highly to esteem him, (Ps. 67:2–3) his titles, (Ps. 83:18) attributes, (Ps. 86:10–13,15) ordinances, word, (2 Thess.

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