Please memorize the following verse:
Matt. 16:19 I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven.
For 2nd Grade (Optional for 1st Grade and Kindergarten)
Please memorize the abbreviated answer to the question from the Heidelberg
Catechism as follows:
Question 84: What are the keys of the kingdom of heaven?
Answer: The preaching of the holy gospel, and Christian
Question 84: How is the kingdom of heaven open and shut by the preaching of the holy gospel?
A. When it is declared to every believer that when they receive the promise of the gospel with a true faith all their sins are really forgiven them of God. On the contrary, when it is declared to all unbelievers that they stand exposed to the wrath of God if unconverted.
Memory text: Psalm 37:1 “Fret not thyself because of evil doers.
18. Q. Of how many parts doth man consist?
A. Of two: soul and body.
20. Q. What is the soul?
A. An immortal spirit, whereby we live and exercise reason.
23. Q. What then doth it signify that He rested?
A. That He ceased to create.
24. Q. For what reason did God create the world?
A. The Lord hath made all things for Himself, that is to His glory. Prov. 16:4.