The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC Q138 (Part Three)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC Q138 (Part Three)

The Morning Devotional for September 28, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q71; WLC 138 (Part Three)

Question 71
What is required in the seventh commandment?
The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour’ s chastity, in heart, speech, and behavior. (1 Cor. 7:2–3,5,34,36Col. 4:61 Pet. 3:2)

Question 138
What are the duties required in the seventh commandment?
The duties required in the seventh commandment are, chastity in body, mind, affections, (1 Thess. 4:4Job 31:11 Cor. 7:34) words, (Col. 4:6) and behavior; (1 Pet. 3:2) and the preservation of it in ourselves and others; (1 Cor. 7:2,35–36) watchfulness over the eyes and all the senses; (Job 31:1) temperance, (Acts 24:24–25) keeping of chaste company, (Prov. 2:16–20) modesty in apparel; (1 Tim. 2:9) marriage by those that have not the gift of continency, (1 Cor. 7:2,9) conjugal love, (Prov. 5:19–20) and cohabitation; (1 Pet. 3:7) diligent labor in our callings; (Prov. 31:11,27–28) shunning all occasions of uncleanliness, and resisting temptations thereunto. (Prov. 5:8Gen. 39:8–10)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC 138 (Part Two)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC 138 (Part Two)

The Morning Devotional for September 27, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q71; WLC 138 (Part Two)

Question 71
What is required in the seventh commandment?
The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour’ s chastity, in heart, speech, and behavior. (1 Cor. 7:2–3,5,34,36Col. 4:61 Pet. 3:2)

Question 138
What are the duties required in the seventh commandment?
The duties required in the seventh commandment are, chastity in body, mind, affections, (1 Thess. 4:4Job 31:11 Cor. 7:34) words, (Col. 4:6) and behavior; (1 Pet. 3:2) and the preservation of it in ourselves and others; (1 Cor. 7:2,35–36) watchfulness over the eyes and all the senses; (Job 31:1) temperance, (Acts 24:24–25) keeping of chaste company, (Prov. 2:16–20) modesty in apparel; (1 Tim. 2:9) marriage by those that have not the gift of continency, (1 Cor. 7:2,9) conjugal love, (Prov. 5:19–20) and cohabitation; (1 Pet. 3:7) diligent labor in our callings; (Prov. 31:11,27–28) shunning all occasions of uncleanliness, and resisting temptations thereunto. (Prov. 5:8Gen. 39:8–10)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC 138 (Part Two)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q70-71 (Part One)

The Morning Devotional for September 16, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q70-71 (Part One)

Question 70
Which is the seventh commandment?
The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery. (Exod. 20:14)

Question 71
What is required in the seventh commandment?
The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour’ s chastity, in heart, speech, and behavior. (1 Cor. 7:2–3,5,34,36Col. 4:61 Pet. 3:2)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q69; WLC 136 (Part Four)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q69; WLC 136 (Part Four)

The Morning Devotional for September 14, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q69; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q136 (Part Four)

Question 69
What is forbidden in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto. (Acts 16:28Gen. 9:6)

Question 136
What are the sins forbidden in the sixth commandment?
The sins forbidden in the sixth commandment are, all taking away the life of ourselves, (Acts 16:28) or of others, (Gen. 9:6) except in case of public justice, (Numb. 35:31,33) lawful war, (Jer. 48:10Deut. 20:1) or necessary defence; (Exod. 22:2–3) the neglecting or withdrawing the lawful and necessary means of preservation of life; (Matt. 25:42–43James 2:15–16Eccl. 6:1–2) sinful anger, (Matt. 5:22) hatred, (1 John 3:15Lev. 19:17) envy, (Prov. 14:30) desire of revenge; (Rom. 12:19) all excessive passions, (Eph. 4:31) distracting cares; (Matt. 6:31,34) immoderate use of meat, drink, (Luke 21:34Rom. 13:13) labor, (Eccl. 12:12Eccl. 2:22–23) and recreations; (Isa. 5:12) provoking words, (Prov. 15:1Prov. 12:18) oppression, (Ezek. 18:18Exod. 1:14) quarreling, (Gal. 5:15Prov. 23:29) striking, wounding, (Numb. 35:16–18,21) and whatsoever else tends to the destruction of the life of any. (Exod. 21:18–36)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q71; WLC 138 (Part Two)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q69; WLC 136 (Part Three)

The Morning Devotional for September 13, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism Q69; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q136 (Part Three)

Question 69
What is forbidden in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto. (Acts 16:28Gen. 9:6)

Question 136
What are the sins forbidden in the sixth commandment?
The sins forbidden in the sixth commandment are, all taking away the life of ourselves, (Acts 16:28) or of others, (Gen. 9:6) except in case of public justice, (Numb. 35:31,33) lawful war, (Jer. 48:10Deut. 20:1) or necessary defence; (Exod. 22:2–3) the neglecting or withdrawing the lawful and necessary means of preservation of life; (Matt. 25:42–43James 2:15–16Eccl. 6:1–2) sinful anger, (Matt. 5:22) hatred, (1 John 3:15Lev. 19:17) envy, (Prov. 14:30) desire of revenge; (Rom. 12:19) all excessive passions, (Eph. 4:31) distracting cares; (Matt. 6:31,34) immoderate use of meat, drink, (Luke 21:34Rom. 13:13) labor, (Eccl. 12:12Eccl. 2:22–23) and recreations; (Isa. 5:12) provoking words, (Prov. 15:1Prov. 12:18) oppression, (Ezek. 18:18Exod. 1:14) quarreling, (Gal. 5:15Prov. 23:29) striking, wounding, (Numb. 35:16–18,21) and whatsoever else tends to the destruction of the life of any. (Exod. 21:18–36)