Q. What is repentance unto life?
A. Repentance unto life is a saving grace, whereby a sinner, out of a true sense of his sin, and apprehension of the mercy of God in Christ, doth, with grief and hatred of his sin, turn from it unto God, with full purpose of, and endeavor after,
new obedience. (Westminster Shorter Catechism Q&A # 87)

Q. What are God’s works of providence?
A. God’s works of providence are, his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving and governing all his creatures, and all their actions. (Westminster Shorter Catechism Q&A # 11)

Q. Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God?
A. No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but doth daily break them in thought, word, and deed. (Westminster Shorter Catechism Q&A # 82)

Q. What doth every sin deserve?
A. Every sin deserveth God’s wrath and curse, both in this life, and that which is to come. (Westminster Shorter Catechism Q&A # 84)

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What is repentance unto life? •  New Hope Presbyterian Church

Bridgeton, NJ

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