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Q. What doth this commandment require ?

A. That we keep holy the Sabbath day; by resting from the ordinary businesses of this life, and bestowing that leisure upon the exercises of religion, both public and private.

Q. What is the sum of the second table ?
A. That we love our neighbours as ourselves.
Q. What commandments belong to this table ?
A. The six last.
Q. Which is the fifth commandment?

A. Honour thy father and thy mother : that thy days may be long in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Q. What kind of duties are prescribed in this commandment, which is the first of the second table ?

A. Such duties as are to be performed with a special respect of superiors, inferiors, and equals: as namely, reverence to all superiors, obedience to such of them as are in authority; and whatsoever special duties concern the husband and wife, parents and children, masters and servants, magistrate and people : pastors and flock, and such like.

Q. Which is the sixth commandment?
A. Thou shalt not kill.
Q. What doth this commandment enjoin?

A. The preservation of the safety of mens persons, with all means tending to the same.

Q. Which is the seventh commandment?
A. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
Q. What is required in this commandment ?

A. The preservation of the chastity of men's persons : for the keeping whereof, wedlock is commanded unto them that stand in need thereof.

Q. Which is the eighth commandment ?
A. Thou shalt not steal.
Q. What things are ordered in this commandment ?

• Matt. chap. 22. ver. 39. Rom. chap. 13. ver. 9. James, chap. 2. ver. 8. Gal, chap. 5. ver. 14. Lev. chap. 19. ver. 18.

A. Whatsoever concerneth the goods of this life; in regard either of ourselves, or of our neighbours.

Q. How in regard of ourselves?

A. That we labour diligently in an honest and profitable calling; content ourselves with the goods well gotten, and with liberality employ them to good uses.

Q. How in regard of our neighbours?

A. That we use just dealing unto them in this respect, and use all good means that may tend to the furtherance of their estate.

Q. Which is the ninth commandment?

A. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Q. What doth this commandment require ?

A. The using of truth in our dealing one with another; especially to the preservation of the good name of our neighbours.

Q. Which is the tenth and last commandment?

A. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his man servant, nor his maid servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

Q. What doth this commandment contain?

A. It condemneth’ all wandering thoughts, that disagree from the love which we owe unto our neighbours; although we never yield consent thereunto.

Q. What means doth God use to offer the benefit of the Gospel unto men, and to work and encrease his graces in them.

A. The outwarda ministry of the Gospel.
Q. Where is this ministry executed ?
A. In the visible churches of Christ.
Q. What do you call a visible church?

? Exod. chap. 20. ver. 17. with Matt. chap. 5. ver. 28. and Rom. chap. 7.

ver. 7.

* Rom. chap. 11. ver. 15, 16, and chap. 10. ver. 14. 16, 17. 1 Cor. chap. 1. ver. 21. and chap. 12. ver. 28. 2 Cor. chap. 3. ver. 3. Eph. chap. 4. ver. 11, 12.

• Matt. chap. 18. ver. 17, 18. Acts, chap. 11. ver. 26. and chap. 14. ver. 23.

A. A company© of men that live under the outward mcans of salvation.

Q. What are the principal parts of this ministry?
A. The administrationd of the Word and Sacraments.
Q. What is the Word ?

A. That parto of the outward ministry, which consisteth in the delivery of doctrine.

Q. What is a sacrament?

A. A sacrament is a visible sign, ordained by God to be a seal for confirmation of the promises of the Gospel unto the due receivers thereof.

Q. Which are the sacraments ordained by Christ in the New Testament?

A. Baptism and the Lord's Supper.
Q. What is Baptism?

A. The sacrament" of our admission into the Church; sealing unto us our new birth, by the communion which we have with Christ Jesus.

Q. What doth the element of water in Baptism represent unto us ?

A. The bloodi and spirit of Jesus Christ our Lord.
Q. What doth the cleansing of the body represent?

and chap. 15. ver. 22. and chap. 20. ver. 17. 28. 1 Cor. chap. 4. ver. 17. and chap. 14. ver. 23. 28. 33, 34.

Acts, chap. 2. ver. 47. and chap. 20. ver. 17. 20, 21. 32. 1 Cor. chap. 1. ser. 2. 18. 21. 24.

4 Matt. chap. 28. ver. 19. Acts, chap. 2. ver. 41, 42. and chap. 20. ver. 7.

• Tit. chap. 1. ver. 9. 1 Tim. chap. 1. ver. 3, 4. 11, 12. and chap. 5. ver. 17. 2 Tim. chap. 2. ver. 15. and chap. 4. ver. 2. Rom. chap. 10. ver. 14. 16, 17. I Cor. chap. 1. ver. 18. 21. 23, 24. Acts, chap. 14. ver. 21. and chap. 20. ver. 20, 21. 27. 31, 32.

Gen, chap. 17. ver. 10, 11. Rom. chap. 4. ver. 11, 12. and chap. 2. ver. 28, 29. 1 Cor. chap. 10. ver. 1, 2, 3, 4. 16.

& 1 Cor. chap. 10. ver. 1, 2, 3, 4. and chap. 12. ver. 13. Acts, chap. 2. ver. 41, 42, and chap. 20. ver. 7.

Matt. chap. 3. ver. 6. 11. and chap. 28. ver. 10. Acts, chap. 2. ver. 38. 41. and chap. 8. ver. 36, 37. Tit. chap. 3. ver. 5. Gal, chap. 3. ver. 27. 1 Cor. chap. 1. ver. 13. 15. and chap. 12. ver. 13.

1 1 John, chap. 1. ver. 7. Heb. chap. 9. ver. 14. 1 Pet. chap. 1. ver. 19. Rev. chap. 1. ver. 5. Matt. chap. 3. ver. 11,

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A. The cleansings of the soul by the forgiveness of sins and imputation of righteousness.

Q. What doth the being under the water, and the freeing from it again represent?

A. Our dying' unto sin, by the force of Christ's death ; and living again unto righteousness, through his resurrection.

Q. What is the Lord's Supper ?

A. The sacramentm of our preservation in the Church ; sealing unto us our spiritual nourishment and continual increase in Christ,

Q. What do the elements of bread and wine in the Lord's Supper represent unto us?

A. The bodyn and blood of Christ.

Q. What doth the breaking of the bread and pouring out of the wine represent?

A. The sufferingso whereby our Saviour was broken for our iniquities; the shedding of his precious blood, and pouring out of his soul unto death.

Q. What doth the receiving of the bread and wine represent?

A. The receiving of Christ by faith.

Q. What doth the nourishment which our body receiveth by virtue of this outward meat and drink seal unto us?

A. The perfecto nourishment and continual increase of strength, which the inward man enjoyeth by virtue of the communion with Jesus Christ.

k Acts, chap. 2. ver. 38. and chap. 22. ver. 16. 1 Cor. chap. 6. ver. 11. Gal. chap. 3. ver. 26, 27. 1 Peter, chap. 3. ver. 21.

| Rom. chap. 6. ver. 3, 4, 5, 6. Col. chap. 2. ver. 11, 12.

m Matt. chap. 26. ver. 26. 28. 1 Cor. chap. 10. ver. 16. and chap. 11. ver. 24, 25, 26, &c. Matt. chap. 26. ver. 26. 28.

1 1 Cor. chap. 10. ver. 16. and chap. 11. ver. 24, 25. &c.

• Matt. chap. 26. ver. 26. 28. 1 Cor. chap. 11. ver. 24, 25, 26. Isaiah, chap. 53. ver. 5. 10. 12.

P 1 Cor. chap. 10. ver. 16, 17. and chap. 12. ver. 13. John, chap. 1. ver. 12. and chap. 6. ver. 27. 29. 35, 36. 40. 47, 48. 63, 64. and chap. 7. ver. 37, 38, 2 Cor. chap. 13. ver. 5. Eph. chap. 3. ver. 17. Heb. chap. 3. ver. 14.

4 John, chap. 6. ver. 35. 50, 51. 54, 55, 56, 57, 58. Eph. chap. 4. ver. 16.

Q. After the course of this life is ended; what shall be the state of man in the world to come ?

A. Every one is to be judged, and rewarded according to the life which he hath led.

Q. How many kinds be there of this judgment?
A. Two; the one particular, the other general.
Q. What call you the particular judgment ?

A. That which is given upon the soul of every man, as soon as it is departed from the body.

Q. What is the state of the soul of man, as soon as he departeth out of this life?

A. The souls of God's children be presently received into heaven, there to enjoy unspeakable comforts: the souls of the wicked are gent into hell, there to endure endless torments.

Q. What call you the general judgment?
A. That which" Christ shall in a solemn manner give

all men at once; when he shall come at the last day with the glory of his Father, and all men that ever have been from the beginning of the world until that day, shall appear together before him, both in body and soul, whether they be quick or dead.

Q. How shall the dead appear before the judgment seat of Christ?

A. The bodiest which they had in their life time, shall by the almighty power of God be restored again, and

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* Heb. chap. 9. ver. 27. Rom. chap. 14. ver. 10. 12. 2 Cor. chap. 5. ver. 8, 9, 10.

• Eccles. chap. 12. ver. 14. and chap. 21. ver. 7. Heb. chap. 9. ver. 27. Luke, chap. 16. ver. 2. 23, 24, 25.

Luke, chap. 16. ver. 22. 25. and chap. 23. ver. 43. Rev. chap. 14. ver. 13. Isaiah, chap. 57. ver. 1, 2. 2 Cor. chap. 5. ver. 6. 8. John, chap. 5. ver. 24. Luke, chap. 16. ver. 23, 24, 25, 26. 1 Peter, chap. 3. ver. 19. Isaiah. chap. 22. ver. 41. John, chap. 8. ver. 24.

• Matt. chap. 13. ver. 40, 41, 42, 43. 49, 50, and chap. 19. ver. 28. and chap. 24. ver, 30, 31. and chap. 25. ver. 31, 32, 33. 46. Acts, chap. 1. ver. 11. and chap. 3. ver. 19. 21. and chap. 17. ver. 31.

* Job, chap. 19. ver. 25, 26, 27. Daniel, chap. 12. ver. 2, 3. Matt. chap. 23. ver. 30, 31, 32. John, chap. 5. ver. 28, 29, and chap. 11. ver. 24.

1 Cor. chap. 15. ver. 12, 13. 15. 1 Thess. chap. 4. ver. 13, 14, 15, 16. Rev. chap. 20. ver. 12, 13.

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