New City Catechism

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A Miraculous Faith


Intro – why do some believe and others don’t I. A faith that gives life to the Dead (Eph. 2:1-3)  II. A faith that is given out of love and mercy (Eph. 2:4-9)  III. A faith that changes the way we think and act It changes the way we think about ourselves and others. … the way we think […]

Real Justification and Sanctification


 Real Justification – Status A Legal Declaration outside of us A Once for all act Rooted in our union with Christ  Real Sanctification – Our Growth A Work of the Spirit in us An Ongoing process Rooted in our union with Christ   NCC Q# 32 What do justification and sanctification mean?   Justification means our […]

NCC Q 31


                      Real Faith in a Real God                 Intro – Jude 3   I.             Faith in God the Father Almighty A.    Powerful (Almighty) B.    Personal (Father)   II.           Faith in God’s Son Jesus Christ A.   Conceived by the Holy Spirit B.  Born of the Virgin Mary C.  Suffered under Pilate D.  Crucified, Dead, […]



        A Real Faith   Galatians 2: 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. 21 I do not set aside the […]

Real Salvation


  Real Judgment and Real Salvation Intro – Real Judgment – A day of Judgment is  coming. Prepare by putting Christ’s words  Into practice Ponder being separated from God Real Salvation – is found in Christ By faith In Christ   Question 28 What happens after death to those not united to Christ by faith? At […]

NCC Q#27 – Real Grace


        Real Grace Intro –        -Palagianism (Grace is helpful but not required)      -Semi-Palagianism (Man must in his Fallen State        respond to God’s Grace)      -Augustianism (Man won’t in His fallen state respond        to God’s Grace, Grace is given based on God’s        pleasure)   Particular Grace […]

NCC Q# 26 – A Real Hope

I. A Real hope for Creation II. A Real hope for God’s People III. A Real hope for History          Q 26 What else does Christ’s death                redeem?        Christ’s death is the beginning of the        redemption and renewal of every part        of fallen creation, as he powerfully        directs all […]

The Divine Exchange – Our Sin for His righteousness


The Divine Exchange – Our Sin for His righteousness  I. Christ fully paid for the sins of His people His People Paid in full, we are not stuck with the balance Our sins will not be held against us  II. Christ’s righteousness is imputed to His People                    Q 25 Does Christ’s death mean all our          sins […]

Why did Christ die?


  He dies willingly as an atoning Substitute Freeing his people from the power of sin Freeing his people from the penalty of sin  He dies willingly FOR us So we need not fear Hell So we can know forgiveness So we can be declares righteous So we gain everlasting life.   NCC Q 24: Why was it […]