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Westminister Shorter Catechism


May 2021 - Redemption Applied

What are the implications of His Kingship for our walk, worship, warfare and witness?
How does the Holy Spirit apply Christ's blood-bought blessings to those whom God foreknew, predestined, called, justified and glorified?

What is the Shorter Catechism?

The Westminster Shorter Catechism (or simply the Shorter Catechism) was completed in 1647 as part of the Westminster Standard. It is a succinct summary or exposition of Christian faith & doctrine, and has been a guide & teaching tool for the passing on of Presbyterian beliefs. The Shorter Catechism is composed of 107 Q&A's. Questions include - What is the chief end of man? What is God? How did Christ, being the Son of God, become man? What benefits do believers receive from Christ at death? 

Participants will gain an understanding of the essential Reformed perspective of God based on Scriptural texts.

Past Sessions

Date Topic
9 May 1: Introduction to the Westminster Shorter Catechism
23 May 2: The nature of God
11 July 3: God's decree and creation
25 July 4: God's creation of man and his providence for man
6 Sep 5: The Fall of Man and the Nature of Sin
20 Sep 6: The Effects of the Fall
4 Oct 7: God's provision of the covenant & sending of a Christ, His incarnation as our redeemer
18 Oct 8: The offices of Christ- God's prophet, priest & king par excellence
1 Nov 9: Christ's humiliation and exaltation
15 Nov 10: .Christ as prophet, priest and king
Discipleship Journey Evaluation Sheet
5 Jan 11: Knowing Christ as our Prophet
19 Jan 12: Knowing Christ as our Prophet - Part 2
2 Feb 13: Knowing Christ as our Priest
17 Feb 14: Christ as our Priest - Part 2
14 March 16: Christ as King
6 April  17: Christ as King
20 April 18: Knowing Christ as King
5 May  19: Knowing our blessings in Christ


Zoom links will be circulated via

ORPC's Whatapp's Broadcast.

SoCM Online on Tuesday

7.30 - 8.30 p.m.

3 & 17 May 2021
Knowing our blessings in Christ | Redemption Applied


Conducted by Rev Edward Goh

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