Catechism – Question 42

Catechism – Question 42


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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.

John 20:31
but these are written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.

Question 42
What is faith in Jesus Christ?

Answer:
Faith in Jesus Christ is acknowledging the truth of everything that God has revealed in his Word, trusting in him, and also receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel.

Kids Answer:
Receiving and resting on him alone for salvation as he is offered to us in the gospel.

This week’s question helps:
What is faith is Jesus Christ? (RightNow video)*
What does it mean to have faith in Jesus Christ?

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