Catechism 17

What is idolatry? Idolatry is trusting in created things rather than the Creator for our hope and happiness, significance and security. (New City Catechism)   Unclear the moment             when the tree ceases to be an ornament, a source of food,             a sign of flourishing,  Continue reading “Catechism 17”

Catechism 9

What does God require in the first, second and third commandments? First, that we know and trust God as the only true and living God. Second, that we avoid all idolatry and do not worship God improperly. Third, that we treat God’s name with fear and reverence, honoring also his Word and works. (New CityContinue reading “Catechism 9”