Study on Proverbs 24 | Étude sur Proverbes 24

Don’t envy the evilor desire to be with them,for their hearts plan violence,and their words stir up trouble. A house is built by wisdom,and it is established by understanding;by knowledge the rooms are filledwith every precious and beautiful treasure. A wise warrior is better than a strong one,and a man of knowledge than one of…

Study on Proverbs 23 | Étude sur Proverbes 23

When you sit down to dine with a ruler,consider carefully what is before you,and put a knife to your throatif you have a big appetite;don’t desire his choice food,for that food is deceptive. Don’t wear yourself out to get rich;because you know better, stop!As soon as your eyes fly to it, it disappears,for it makes…

Chapter 23—Buried in His Heart Forevermore

Key passage For God loved the world in this way: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. Anyone who believes…

Study on Proverbs 22 | Étude sur Proverbes 22

A good name is to be chosen over great wealth;favour is better than silver and gold. Rich and poor have this in common:the Lord makes them all. A sensible person sees danger and takes cover;but the inexperienced keep going and are punished. Humility, the fear of the Lord,results in wealth, honour, and life. There are…

Chapter 22—To the End

Key passage Before the Passover Festival, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.Now when it was time for supper, the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas, Simon Iscariot’s…

Question 52

What hope does everlasting life hold for us? It reminds us that this present fallen world is not all there is; soon we will live with and enjoy God forever in the new city, in the new heaven and the new earth, where we will be fully and forever freed from all sin and will inhabit…

Chapter 21—He Loved Us Then; He’ll Love Us Now

Key passage Therefore, since we have been declared righteous by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. We have also obtained access through him by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. And not only that, but we also…

Question 51

Of what advantage to us is Christ’s ascension? Christ physically ascended on our behalf, just as he came down to earth physically on our account, and he is now advocating for us in the presence of his Father, preparing a place for us, and also sends us his Spirit. Que nous apporte l’ascension de Jésus-Christ…

Question 50

What does Christ’s resurrection mean for us? Christ triumphed over sin and death by being physically resurrected, so that all who trust in him are raised to new life in this world and to everlasting life in the world to come. Just as we will one day be resurrected, so this world will one day be…

Chapter 20—Our Law-ish Heart, His Lavish Heart

Key passage What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He did not even spare his own Son but offered him up for us all. How will he not also with him grant us everything? Who can bring an accusation against God’s elect? God is…

Question 49

Where is Christ now? Christ rose bodily from the grave on the third day after his death and is seated at the right hand of the Father, ruling his kingdom and interceding for us, until he returns to judge and renew the whole world. Où se trouve Christ maintenant ? Le troisième jour après sa…

Chapter 19—Rich in Mercy

Key passage And you were dead in your trespasses and sins in which you previously lived according to the ways of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit now working in the disobedient. We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations…

Chapter 18—Yearning Bowels

Key passage Nations, hear the word of the Lord,and tell it among the far off coasts and islands!Say, “The one who scattered Israel will gather him.He will watch over him as a shepherd guards his flock,for the Lord has ransomed Jacoband redeemed him from the power of one stronger than he.”They will come and shout…

Question 48

What is the church? God chooses and preserves for himself a community elected for eternal life and united by faith, who love, follow, learn from, and worship God together. God sends out this community to proclaim the gospel and prefigure Christ’s kingdom by the quality of their life together and their love for one another.…

Question 47

Does the Lord’s Supper add anything to Christ’s atoning work. No, Christ died once for all. The Lord’s Supper is a covenant meal celebrating Christ’s atoning work; as it is also a means of strengthening our faith as we look to him, and a foretaste of the future feast. But those who take part with…

Chapter 17—His Ways Are Not Our Ways

Key passage “Come, everyone who is thirsty,come to the water;and you without silver,come, buy, and eat!Come, buy wine and milkwithout silver and without cost!Why do you spend silver on what is not food?and your wages on what does not satisfy?Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good,and you will enjoy the choicest of foods.Pay…

Question 46

What is the Lord’s Supper? Christ commanded all Christians to eat bread and to drink from the cup in thankful remembrance of him and his death. The Lord’s Supper is a celebration of the presence of God in our midst; bringing us into communion with God and with one another; feeding and nourishing our souls.…

Chapter 16—The Lord, the Lord

Listen here. Key passage Listen, Lord, and answer me,for I am poor and needy.Protect my life, for I am faithful.You are my God; save your servant who trusts in you.Be gracious to me, Lord,for I call to you all day long.Bring joy to your servant’s life,because I appeal to you, Lord.For you, Lord, are kind…

Question 45

Is baptism with water the washing away of sin itself? No, only the blood of Christ and the renewal of the Holy Spirit can cleanse us from sin. Le baptême d’eau purifie-t-il par lui-même du péché ? Non, seul le sang de Christ et l’action régénératrice du Saint-Esprit peuvent nous purifier du péché. John answered…

Question 44

What is baptism? Baptism is the washing with water in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; it signifies and seals our adoption into Christ, our cleansing from sin, and our commitment to belong to the Lord and to his church. Qu’est-ce que le baptême ? Être baptisé, c’est être lavé…


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