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Westminster Larger (Q&A 105) & Shorter (Q&A 47) Catechisms, Sins Forbidden In First Commandment by Jim Dodson (Free MP3)
Deals primarily with practical Atheism, whether practiced in the life of Christians or unbelievers. Also touches on Calvinism, election, God's infinity, Heaven, providence, predestination, sanctification, apologetics, affections, emotions, the mind, the will, faith, reason, idolatry, unbelief, misbelief, science, judicial hardening, God's justice, God's mercy, reprobation, apostasy, the occult, police states, Communism, Hell and much more! A fascinating message containing much important teaching about biblical truth and its application to the individual, family, church and state, to science, to the mind and much more.
This series contains some of the best teaching you will ever hear on the the Westminster Larger and Shorter Catechisms.
Email Cameronian@covenanter.org for access to many more messages in this series, as well as other series of messages by Jim Dodson.
Q. 105. What are the sins forbidden in the first commandment?
A. The sins forbidden in the first commandment are, atheism, in denying or not having a God; idolatry, in having or worshipping more gods than one, or any with or instead of the true God; the not having and avouching him for God, and our God; the omission or neglect of anything due to him, required in this commandment; ignorance, forgetfulness, misapprehensions, false opinions, unworthy and wicked thoughts of him; bold and curious searching into his secrets; all profaneness, hatred of God; self-love, self-seeking, and all other inordinate and immoderate setting of our mind, will, or affections upon other things, and taking them off from him in whole or in part; vain credulity, unbelief, heresy, misbelief, distrust, despair, incorrigibleness, and insensibleness under judgments, hardness of heart, pride, presumption, carnal security, tempting of God; using unlawful means, and trusting in lawful means; carnal delights and joys; corrupt, blind, and indiscreet zeal; lukewarmness, and deadness in the things of God; estranging ourselves, and apostatizing from God; praying, or giving any religious worship, to saints, angels, or any other creatures; all compacts and consulting with the devil, and hearkening to his suggestions; making men the lords of our faith and conscience; slighting and despising God and his commands; resisting and grieving of his Spirit, discontent and impatience at his dispensations, charging him foolishly for the evils he inflicts on us; and ascribing the praise of any good we either are, have or can do, to fortune, idols, ourselves, or any other creature.
- Westminster Larger Catechism, emphases added
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God's Amazing & Awe-Inspiring Attributes In Scripture and the Westminster Confession Of Faith, With Practical Reformation Applications By Dr. Steven Dilday (6 Free MP3s), Stephen Charnock, A.W. Pink, Jonathan Edwards, Charles Spurgeon and Others
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Godless Public Education and Sin (How Sending Children To Godless Public Schools Breaks God's Law, The First Commandment In Particular) by Dr. Reg Barrow (Free MP3)