New City Catechism
Terms in this set (5)
What is our only hope in Life and death?
That we are not our own but belong, body and soul, both in life and death, to our God and to our savior Jesus Christ.
What is God?
God is the creator and sustainer of everyone and everything. He is eternal, infinite, and unchangeable in his power and perfection, goodness and glory, wisdom, justice, and truth. Nothing happens except through him and by his will.
How many persons are in God?
There are three persons in the one true and living God: The Father, The Son and the Holy Spirit. They are the same in substance, equal in power and glory.
How and why did God create us?
God created us male and female in his own image to know him, love him, live with him, and glorify him. And it is right that we who were created by God should live to his glory.
What else did God create?
God created all things by his powerful Word, and all his creation was very good; everything flourished under his loving rule.