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CATECHISM, &c.

CHAP. I.

Of GOD, and the true and saving Know

ledge of him.

Quest. SEEING it is a thing unquestioned

U by all sorts of Christians, that the

. height of happiness confifteth in coming to know and enjoy eternal life ; what is it in the sense and judgment of Chrift?

A. This is life eternal, that they might John know thee the only true God, and Jesus 17. 3. Christ whom thou hast sent.

Q. How doth God reveal this knowledge ?

À. For God, who commanded the light 2 Cor. to shine out of darkness, hath shined in 4. 6. our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Jesus Christ. Q. How many Gods are there? B

A. One

4. 24.

Eph. A. One God..
4. 6.
I Cor.

We know that an idol is nothing in the 8. 4.6.

world, and that there is none other God but one. But to us there is but one God.

Q. What is God? John À. God is a spirit,

O. Among all the blessed, glorious, and divine excellencies of God, which are ascribed and given to him in the scriptures ; what is that which is most needful for us to take notice of, as being the incljage which the apostles re. corded in Special manner to declare of him now

under the gospel ? I John A. This then is the message which we 1. 5. have heard of him, and declare unto you,

that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.

Q. What are they that bear record in

heaven? John A. There are three that bear record in 57.

· heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one."

Q. How cometh any man to know God the

Father, according to Christ's words? Luke A. All things are delivered to me of

22. my Father, and no man knoweth who the 11. 27. Son is, but the Father, and who the Father

is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son

will reveal him. John Jesus faith unto him, I am the way, the 14. 6.

Truth,

10, 22 Mat

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