At the Reformed Reader.
This is a new introduction to the Heidelberg Catechism. It looks very good. I have a review copy and will be posting about it in the near future, Dv.
William Ames’ catechetical sermons guided by the Heidelberg Catechism is in print and in English. Todd Peddlar is reading them profitably. This volume is the first in the series Classic Reformed Theology.
7. Why must he also be true God? That by the power of His Godhead He might bear in His manhood the burden of God’s wrath,1 and so obtain for2 and restore to us righteousness and life.3 1 Isaiah 53:8. Acts 2:24. . . . Continue reading →
Thanks to Wes Bredenhof for these notes.
Brannan is studying HC 21. This is part 1 of 3. Part 2. Part 3
Just stumbled on this terrific collection!
From the Adult Class at Christ Reformed URC in Santee (HT: Water is Thicker Than Blood)
A belated Happy Birthday to the Heidelberg Catechism. On 19 January 1563 (Julian Calendar) the first edition of the catechism was adopted by the Palatinate Church. Though earlier scholarship thought and wrote about the catechism as if it were the product of . . . Continue reading →
There are a several English-language translations of the Heidelberg Catechism. The most popular of these is probably the translation published by the Christian Reformed Church in 1976. There are alternatives, however, which those who intend to use the catechism frequently (which should . . . Continue reading →
Wes White has been reading and profiting from Caspar Olevianus’ Exposition of the Apostles’ Creed.
As several others have noted, today is the birthday of the Heidelberg Catechism. On this date, in 1563, the Heidelberg Catechism was published. Westminster Seminary California student Jared Beaird has a nice summary and some resource links. What is a catechism? It’s . . . Continue reading →
In the prolegomena (prefatory remarks) to his published lectures on the Heidelberg Catechism, Zacharias Ursinus (1534–83), the primary author of the catechism and the one authorized by Frederick III to explain the catechism wrote: “The doctrine of the church consists of two . . . Continue reading →
Note: This edition of the catechism is based on the 1978 translation published by the Reformed Church in the United States and modified by the removal of archaic language and with minor revision of the translation according to the German and Latin . . . Continue reading →
Mark Vander Pol is a graduate of Westminster Seminary California and a ruling elder at Christ United Reformed Church, Santee, California. The video was produced by Leon Brown, also a graduate of WSC. His YouTube channel is worth checking out. Mark gives . . . Continue reading →
2012 was the 450th anniversary of the Belgic Confession. The Belgic was written by Guy (or Guido) de Bres (1522–67), a French-speaking Reformed from the southern Netherlands who was martyred for the gospel. He modeled the Belgic after the French (Gallic) Confession . . . Continue reading →
In January, 1563 the Heidelberg Catechism was adopted by the Palatinate Church (the German Reformed Church). That means that the Heidelberg Catechism, or the Heidelberger as it’s sometimes known, is 450 years years old this year. As with Calvin in 2009 there . . . Continue reading →
The catechism of which we shall speak in these lectures consists of three parts. The first treats of the misery of man, the second of his deliverance from this misery, and the third of gratitude, which division does not, in reality, differ . . . Continue reading →