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  Westminster Shorter Catechism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Westminster Shorter Catechism (also known simply as the Shorter Catechism, hereinafter referred to as the WSC) was written in the 1640s by English and Scottish divines.
The purpose of the Shorter Catechism is to educate lay persons in matters of doctrine and belief.
New converts are also given the WSC as well as the Confession of Faith and Holy Scripture to study.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Westminster Larger Catechism
The Westminster Shorter Catechism was to be "more easie and short for beginners" and the Larger Catechism was to be "more exact and comprehensive".
Westminster Assembly The Westminster Assembly of 1643 was appointed by the Long Parliament to restructure the Church of England.
The Larger Catechism's exposition of the law is in fact a useful basis for meditation and self-examination as it opens up the meaning of the commandments for the benefit of the believer who seeks to lead a godly life.
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 Westminster shorter catechism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 PCC: Plan of the Westminster Shorter Catechism
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 Westminster Larger Catechism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Westminster Larger Catechism along with the Westminster Shorter Catechism is the source of the catechism of Presbyterians throughout the World.
In 1643 when the Long Parliament of England called the Westminster Assembly to produce the Westminster Confession, it also asked for a directory of "catechising".
Van Dixhorn, Chad Is the Larger Catechism Worthwhile?
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 Westminster Shorter Catechism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Westminster Shorter Catechism (also known simply as the ShorterCatechism, hereinafter referred to as the WSC) was written in the 1640s by English and Scottish divines.
The three documents are considered by many to be the grandest doctrinal statements to come out of the EnglishReformation, and even the Reformation as a whole.
New converts are also given the WSC as well as the Confession of Faithand Holy Scripture to study.
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 whitefield's Home Page
The Westminster Shorter Catechism, consisting of a summary of Christian doctrine in 107 questions and answers, was written by the Westminster Assembly in London over 350 years ago.
The Catechism has been acknowledged by many to be the most accurate and succinct summary of the Christian faith ever produced.
There is no doubt that the Shorter Catechism has had a profound impact on church history.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Westminster Shorter Catechism
Amen, teacheth us to take our encouragement in prayer from God only, [225] and in our prayers to praise him, ascribing kingdom, power, and glory to him; [226] and, in testimony of our desire, and assurance to be heard, we say, Amen.
The Westminster Shorter Catechism was completed in 1647 by the Westminster Assembly and continues to serve as part of the doctrinal standards of many Presbyterian churches.
Encyclopedia4U - Westminster Shorter Catechism - Encyclopedia Article
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 Catechism
The WSCP (Westminster Singing Catechism Project) is still, to this day, a work in progress.
The memorization of the WSC enables me to say what the Bible says, in enough detail to encourage others to further study and/or conversation, and stops me where the Bible stops, thereby insuring that I will not be adding to the Word.
However, I believe the fruit of my labour is acceptable for the purpose of helping interested parents (or anyone for that matter) to teach their children (as well as themselves?) the Westminster Shorter Catechism.
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 Amazon.com: The Westminster Shorter Catechism in Modern English: Books: Douglas F. Kelly,Philip B. Rollinson,Frederick ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Westminster Larger Catechism: A Commentary by Johannes Geerhardus Vos
A modern English version of the Shorter Catechism designed for the instruction of young people and their parents.
The original language of the Shorter Catechism is sometimes difficult to follow, and this resulted in a decreasing emphasis upon its use.
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 Shorter Catechism ~ A Baptist Version by with Scripture Quotations from the NKJV
This is a very nice edition of The Shorter Catechism that is largely drawn from The Westminster Shorter Catechism.
"The Westminster Confession and Catechisms, therefore, are the mature fruit of the whole movement of creed-formation throughout fifteen centuries of Christian history.
Those who use it in their families or classes must labour to explain the sense; but the words should be carefully learned by heart, for they will be understood better as years pass.
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 The Westminster Standards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The sessions of the Westminster Assembly were held in the Jerusalem Chamber, the room projecting to the right of the main entrance.
The Westminster Confession of Faith: Chapters I and II (Of the Holy Scripture, and Of God, and of the Holy Trinity)
The Westminster Confession of Faith: Chapters XXIII-XXVII (Of the Civil Magistrate, Of Marriage and Divorce, Of the Church, Of the Communion of Saints, and Of the Sacraments)
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 The Westminster Shorter Catechism in Modern English - Book
This modern translation of the Westminster Shorter Catechism has become the standard modern rendering of this catechism and is a most profitable tool.
As is indicated in the short introduction to this work, the authors/translators were committed to making the Shorter Catechism accessible to today's readers in order to maintain its viability as a modern teaching tool and liturgical reference.
This translation eliminates this problem, and allows for a succinct and very faithful reintroduction of the Shorter Catechism to the masses via Reformed liturgy and instruction.
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 Bible Presbyterian Church Online: WSC Question 63
The fifth commandment is, Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
John Flavel's Exposition of the Assembly's Shorter Catechism (Questions 63 to 66 combined)
Matthew Henry's A Scripture Catechism in the Method of the Assembly's
www.bpc.org /resources/wsc/wsc_063.html   (68 words)

  
 Presbyterian Creedal Standards
Written by the Westminster Assembly at the call of Parliament together with the following two catechisms and heavily influenced by Reynolds.
It is written in the context of the English Civil War and as a response to high church Anglicanism.
Fisher's Catechism - (1753, 1765) a Scottish commentary on the Shorter Catechism which is being entered by the Center for Reformed Theology and Apologetics.
www.creeds.net /reformed/creeds.htm   (1206 words)

  
 Shorter Catechism Recitations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Left: Shown with Pastor Bacon: Leah Ruddell is receiving a three-volume set of Thomas Watson's lessons on the Shorter Catechism for successfully reciting 107 verses associated with each of the 107 questions and answers of the Shorter Catechism.
Right: Shown with Pastor Bacon: Amanda Allie is receiving a three-volume set of Thomas Watson's lessons on the Shorter Catechism for successfully reciting 107 verses associated with each of the 107 questions and answers of the Shorter Catechism.
Jonathan received this award for successfully reciting a second set of 107 verses associated with each of the questions and answers of the Shorter Catechism.
www.fpcr.org /Catechism/2003_FPCR_Catechumens.htm   (415 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Training Hearts Teaching Minds: Family Devotions Based on the Shorter Catechism: Books: Starr Meade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is subtitled "Family Devotions Based on the Shorter Catechism" and that's exactly what it is-brief devotions for parents to use in family worship.
Based on the shorter catechism's of the Westminster Confession of Faith, a full week's attention is given to each individual catechism question.
This book is a must to anyone who wants to teach the Shorter Catechism or even young believers to read as a devotional.
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 Shorter Catechism Recitations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
September 30, 1997 eleven catechumens have successfully recited the Westminster Shorter Catechism from memory for the session of First Presbyterian Church Rowlett.
There is a weekly Shorter Catechism question and answer in each week's worship bulletin.
Session of FPCR also encourages member families to take part in catechism by using the Shorter Catechism as part of family worship.
www.fpcr.org /Catechism/1998_FPCR_Catechumens.htm   (290 words)

  
 Westminster Shorter Catachism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Since 1648 the standard Presbyterian catechisms have been those compiled by the Westminster Assembly, presented to parliament in 1647, and then authorized by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (July 1648) and by the Scottish parliament (January 1649).
Though the Shorter Catechism played a major role in Scottish public elementary education, and has had a great influence in forming and training the character of Presbyterians in Scotland, America and the British colonies, its use is now generally preceded by something more adapted to the mind of a child.
Such is the case with all the great catechisms of the reformation.
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 Shorter - Find The Best Shorter Resources Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 The Westminster Shorter Catechism
agreed upon by The Assembly of Divines at Westminster, with the Assistance of Commissioners from the Church of Scotland, as a part of the covenanted uniformity in religion betwixt the churches of Christ in the kingdoms of Scotland, England, and Ireland.
And approved Anno 1648, by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, to be a Directory for catechising such as are of weaker Capacity
"An Exposition of the (Westminster) Assembly's Shorter Catechism", 1688
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 Spurgeon's Catechism, 1855
The original on-line version of this Catechism can be found at The Fellowship Hall, the Internet presence of Grace Chapel, Spokane, WA (USA).
I am persuaded that the use of a good Catechism in all our families will be a great safeguard against the increasing errors of the times, and therefore I have compiled this little manual from the Westminster Assembly's and Baptist Catechisms, for the use of my own church and congregation.
The causes for this shift in historical moorings from the Westminster family of confessions and catechisms are many and varied.
www.grace.org.uk /faith/spurgeon.html   (3558 words)

  
 Westminster Shorter Catechism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.
External links: Shorter Catechism with Scripture Proofs Another format of the WSC
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 The Westminster Shorter Catechism in Modern English - Books & Textbooks for less at BuyBooksCheap.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Since its completion in 1647 the Westminster Shorter Catechism has been unsurpassed as a concise tool for teaching the Reformed understanding of Scripture.
Though the truths of the catechism are unchanging, the English language has undergive many changes, which have made using the catechism in its original form increasingly difficult.
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The Essential Catholic Catechism: Keyed to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
Introduction to the Catechism of the Catholic Church
The Ecumenical Christian Dialogues and the Catechism of the Catholic Church
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 Westminster Shorter Catechism Project
This project, sponsored by the Bible Presbyterian Church Online, was started in November of 1997, about 350 years after the Westminster Confession and Catechisms were written (1642-1647).
We do not believe that the Westminster Standards are without error.
You may not agree with every opinion that is found here, and not everything is necessarily endorsed by the Bible Presbyterian Church.
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 whitefield's Home Page
First Presbyterian Church in North Port, Florida, is member of the the Presbytery of Southwest Florida part of the Presbyterian Church in America.
We believe that the Bible is the inerrant and infallible Word of God and hold to the system of doctrine summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith and Larger and Shorter Catechisms.
We believe that Christ calls His church to faithfully preach and teach the Word of God, to observe Christ's sacraments, to pray without ceasing, to enjoy godly fellowship, and to spread the Gospel both locally and to the very ends of the earth.
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