Is. 53:5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him;
Question 40. Why was it necessary for Christ to humble himself even ‘unto death’?
Answer: Because…satisfaction for our sins could be made no otherwise, than by the death of the Son of God..
Question 42: Since then Christ died for us, why must we also die.
Our death is not a satisfaction for our sins, but only an abolishing of sin, and passage into eternal life.
Jhon 5:24: Verily, verily, I say to unto you, He that heareth My word and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
1. Q. Doth God also execute his decrees?
A. Yes, in time by his works.
2. Q. Of how many kinds are the works of God in time?
A. Of two kinds; His works of nature and of grace.
7. Q. Of what are all things created?
A. Out of nothing. Rom. 4:17. He calleth those things which be not as though they were.
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.
Q. 42 Since then Christ died for us, why must we also die?
A. Our death is not a satisfaction for our sins, but only an abolishing of sin, and a passage into eternal life.
Q.43 What further benefit do we receive from the sacrifice and death of Christ on the cross?
A. That by virtue thereof our old man is crucified, dead and buried, with Him that so the corrupt inclination of the flesh may no more reign in us, but that we may offer ourselves unto Him a sacrifice of thanksgiving.