What Must You Know To Live And Die Blessedly?

2. How many things are necessary for you to know, that in this comfort you may live and die blessedly?

Three things:1 the first, how great my sin and misery is;2 the second, how I am redeemed from all my sins and misery;3 the third, how I am to be thankful to God for such redemption.4

1 Luke 24:46,47. 1 Cor 6:11. Titus 3:3-7.

2 John 9:41. John 15:22.

3 John 17:3.

4 Eph 5:8-11. 1 Pet 2:9-12. Rom 6:11-14.

* Rom 7:24, 25.

* Gal 3:13.

* Col 3:17.

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