Shorter Catechism


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Shorter Catechism

n
(Protestantism) chiefly Presbyterian Church the more widely used and influential of two catechisms of religious instruction drawn up in 1647
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Romans 8:29), or as the Westminster Shorter Catechism puts it--to know God and enjoy Him forever (Williamson, 2003).
there could be many other suggestions for his rebellion than just the Westminster Confession, the Shorter Catechism, etc.
14) Thus, in 1907 the articles were adopted by the newly formed national Presbyterian Church of Korea, and since then they have become the Korean Presbyterian churches' most influential confession, along with the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Shorter Catechism.
The Westminster Shorter Catechism put it well, when, answering the question "What is the chief end of man?
concentrates on the influence of dialogue, both catechistic in The Shorter Catechism of the Presbyterian Church and elenctic in the Socratic tradition.
In The Westminster Assembly's Shorter Catechism of 1648, the answer to Question 74 on interpreting the Eighth Commandment (not to steal), requires "the lawful procuring of wealth" (63), thus, not stealing was linked to its opposite -- procuring wealth.
Circumstantial evidence and speculative hypotheses are used to "argue" that Hegel came from a strongly pietistic family and was trained in Luther's Shorter Catechism.
Deeply religious in tone, the 1749 edition contained, among other material, an alphabet with verses and illustrations, rules for behavior, several hymns, the prayer "Now I lay me down to sleep," the shorter catechism, and pious stories of several martyrs.
The 122nd question of the Shorter Catechism speaks of duty to others .
I grew up in an age when there'd long ceased to be any mention of the Westminster Shorter Catechism in our Sunday school.
She strongly believed in the affirmation of the shorter catechism that the chief purpose of mankind is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever.
Many readers will recall being asked that question in their Sunday school years as they, sometimes unhappily but usually diligently, attempted to memorize the Shorter Catechism.