Archives for Sep 2014
September 19th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
I want to pick up where I left off in my last post, so you may want to quickly review that one before reading this one. The point I drew out was that the HC attributes our misery to our failure to live by the Two Great Commandments.
September 11th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
Have you ever remembered someone telling a joke that you didnâ€™t get and then getting it ... weeks, months, or even years after they told it? Iâ€™m embarrassed to say that this has happened to me several times.
September 9th, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
The last post introduced us to the 2nd Q&A of the Catechism; â€œWhat must you know to live and die in the joy of this comfort? Answer: Three things â€" First, how great my sin and misery are; Second, how I am set free from all my sins and misery; Third, how I am to thank God for such deliverance.â€
September 2nd, 2014 by Pastor Scott Rees
When we read the Heidelberg Catechism (HC) for our spiritual growth we step back into the world of 1563. That is when it was written. Like all documents, the HC is a product of its time and place. The 16th century was tumultuous.