Catechism – Question 15

Catechism – Question 15


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It is our hope that as families work together to learn the fifty-two questions and answers found in this catechism, they will increase not only in knowledge, but in the fruit of the Spirit, as they grow to love God with all of their hearts.

Colossians 1:21-22

[21] And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, [22] he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him,

Question 15
Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die?

Answer
Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God.

This week’s question helps:
Why did Jesus have to die? (video answer)
A great blog post on why Jesus had to die.

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