Catechism – Question 36

Catechism – Question 36


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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.

Galatians 4:5-7
[5] to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. [6] And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” [7] So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.

Question 36
What is Adoption?

Answer:
Adoption is an act of God’s grace, by which we are received into God’s family and have a right to all the privileges of his children.

Kid’s Answer:
Adoption is when we are received into God’s family and have all the privileges of his children.

This week’s question helps:
What does the Bible say about Adoption Into God’s Family?
Adoption Is The Heart of The Gospel (article from Desiring God)

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