Westminster Larger Catechism Study

WLC – Q. 41. Why was our mediator called Jesus?

Q. 41. Why was our mediator called Jesus?A. Our mediator was called Jesus, because he saveth his people from their sins. What is the literal meaning of the name Jesus? The name Jesus is a Greek form corresponding to the Hebrew name Joshua or Jehoshua, meaning "Jehovah is salvation." Who decided that our Savior should… Continue reading WLC – Q. 41. Why was our mediator called Jesus?

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WLC – Q. 40. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God and man in one person?

Q. 40. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God and man in one person?A. It was requisite that the mediator, who was to reconcile God and man, should himself be both God and man, and this in one person, that the proper works of each nature might be accepted of God for… Continue reading WLC – Q. 40. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God and man in one person?

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WCF – Q. 39. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be man?

Q. 39. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be man?A. It was requisite that the mediator should be man, that he might advance our nature, perform obedience to the law, suffer and make intercession for us in our nature, have a fellow-feeling of our infirmities; that we might receive the adoption of sons,… Continue reading WCF – Q. 39. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be man?

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WLC – Q. 38. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God?

Q. 38. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God?A. It was requisite that the mediator should be God, that he might sustain and keep the human nature from sinking under the infinite wrath of God, and the power of death; give worth and efficacy to his sufferings, obedience, and intercession; and to… Continue reading WLC – Q. 38. Why was it requisite that the mediator should be God?