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Shorter Catechism

𝒬 21. Who is the redeemer of God's elect?

𝒜. The only Redeemer of God's elect is the Lord Jesus Christ,1 who, being the eternal Son of God,2 became man,3 and so was, and continueth to be, God and man in two distinct natures, and one person, forever.4

  1. John 14:6

    Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

    Acts 4:12

    And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

    1 Timothy 2:5-6

    For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time. (ESV)

  2. Psalm 2:7

    I will tell of the decree:
    The Lord said to me, “You are my Son;
    today I have begotten you.

    Matthew 3:17

    and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

    Matthew 17:5

    He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.”

    John 1:18

    No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known. (ESV)

  3. Isaiah 9:6

    For to us a child is born,
    to us a son is given;
    and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
    and his name shall be called
    Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

    Matthew 1:23

    “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,
    and they shall call his name Immanuel”

    (which means, God with us).

    John 1:14

    And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

    Galatians 4:4

    But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, (ESV)

  4. Acts 1:11

    and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

    Hebrews 7:24-25

    but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. (ESV)

Larger Catechism

𝒬 36. Who is the Mediator of the covenant of grace?

𝒜. The only Mediator of the covenant of grace is the Lord Jesus Christ,1 who, being the eternal Son of God, of one substance and equal with the Father,2 in the fullness of time became man,3 and so was and continues to be God and man, in two entire distinct natures, and one person, forever.4

  1. 1 Timothy 2:5

    For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,

    John 14:6

    Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

    Acts 4:12

    And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” (ESV)

  2. John 1:1

    1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

    John 1:14

    And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.

    John 1:18

    No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father's side, he has made him known.

    John 10:30

    I and the Father are one.”

    Philippians 2:6

    who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped,

    Psalm 2:7

    I will tell of the decree:
    The Lord said to me, “You are my Son;
    today I have begotten you.

    Matthew 3:17

    and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

    Matthew 17:5

    He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.” (ESV)

  3. Galatians 4:4

    But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law,

    Matthew 1:23

    “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son,
    and they shall call his name Immanuel”

    (which means, God with us).

    John 1:14

    And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. (ESV)

  4. Luke 1:35

    And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.

    Acts 1:11

    and said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as you saw him go into heaven.”

    Romans 9:5

    To them belong the patriarchs, and from their race, according to the flesh, is the Christ who is God over all, blessed forever. Amen.

    Colossians 2:9

    For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily,

    Hebrews 7:24-25

    but he holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them.

    Hebrews 13:8

    Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

    Philippians 2:5-11

    Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (ESV)


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