The God of All Comfort

I’ve been working on a few long(er) posts, but this all I wanted to share today.

Some of you may have seen this before…I know I have…but do me a favor and read it out loud this time.  Then, worship.

Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 1

Q: What is your only comfort in life and in death?

A: That I am not my own, but belong – body and soul, in lift and in death – to my faithful Savior, Jesus Christ.  He has fully paid for all my sins with his precious blood, and has set me free from the tyranny of the devil.  He also watches over me in such a way that not a hair can fall from my head without the will of my Father in heaven; in fact, all things must work together for my salvation.  Because I belong to him, Christ, by his Holy Spirit, assures me of eternal life and makes me wholeheartedly willing and ready from now on to live for him.

Cue the Doxology.

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