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

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

The Morning Devotional for September 10, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 69; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q136 (Part Two)

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 Q69; WLC Q136 (Part One)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q69; WLC Q136 (Part One)

The Morning Devotional for September 9, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 69; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q136 (Part One)

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 Q68; WLC 135 (Part Five)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC 135 (Part Five)

The Morning Devotional for September 8, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 68; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q135 (Part Five)

Question 68
What is required in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, (Eph. 5:28–29) and the life of others. (1 Kings 18:4)

Question 135
What are the duties required in the sixth commandment?
The duties required in the sixth commandment are all careful studies, and lawful endeavors, to preserve the life of ourselves (Eph. 5:28–29) and others (1 Kings 18:4) by resisting all thoughts and purposes, (Jer. 26:15–16Acts 23:12,16–17,21,27) subduing all passions, (Eph. 4:26–27) and avoiding all occasions, (2 Sam. 2:22Deut. 22:8) temptations, (Matt. 4:6–7Prov. 1:10,11,15–16) and practices, which tend to the unjust taking away the life of any; (1 Sam. 24:121 Sam. 26:9–11Gen. 37:21–22) by just defence thereof against violence, (Ps. 82:4Prov. 24:11–121 Sam. 14:45) patient bearing of the hand of God, (James 5:7–11Heb. 12:9) quietness of mind, (1 Thess. 4:111 Pet. 3:3–4Ps. 37:8–11) cheerfulness of spirit; (Prov. 17:22) a sober use of meat, (Prov. 25:16,27) drink, (1 Tim. 5:23) physick, (Isa. 38:21) sleep, (Ps. 127:2) labour, (Eccl. 5:122 Thess. 3:10,12Prov. 16:26) and recreations; (Eccl. 3:4,11) by charitable thoughts, (1 Sam. 19:4–51 Sam. 22:13–14) love, (Rom. 13:10) compassion, (Luke 10:33–34) meekness, gentleness, kindness; (Col. 3:12–13) peaceable, (James 3:17) mild and courteous speeches and behaviour; (1 Pet. 3:8–11Prov. 15:1Judges 8:1–3) forbearance, readiness to be reconciled, patient bearing and forgiving of injuries, and requiting good for evil; (Matt. 5:24Eph. 4:2,32Rom. 12:17,20) comforting and succouring the distressed and protecting and defending the innocent. (1 Thess. 5:14Job 31:19–20Matt. 25:35–36Prov. 31:8–9)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC 135 (Part Four)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC 135 (Part Four)

The Morning Devotional for September 7, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 68; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q135 (Part Four)

Question 68
What is required in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, (Eph. 5:28–29) and the life of others. (1 Kings 18:4)

Question 135
What are the duties required in the sixth commandment?
The duties required in the sixth commandment are all careful studies, and lawful endeavors, to preserve the life of ourselves (Eph. 5:28–29) and others (1 Kings 18:4) by resisting all thoughts and purposes, (Jer. 26:15–16Acts 23:12,16–17,21,27) subduing all passions, (Eph. 4:26–27) and avoiding all occasions, (2 Sam. 2:22Deut. 22:8) temptations, (Matt. 4:6–7Prov. 1:10,11,15–16) and practices, which tend to the unjust taking away the life of any; (1 Sam. 24:121 Sam. 26:9–11Gen. 37:21–22) by just defence thereof against violence, (Ps. 82:4Prov. 24:11–121 Sam. 14:45) patient bearing of the hand of God, (James 5:7–11Heb. 12:9) quietness of mind, (1 Thess. 4:111 Pet. 3:3–4Ps. 37:8–11) cheerfulness of spirit; (Prov. 17:22) a sober use of meat, (Prov. 25:16,27) drink, (1 Tim. 5:23) physick, (Isa. 38:21) sleep, (Ps. 127:2) labour, (Eccl. 5:122 Thess. 3:10,12Prov. 16:26) and recreations; (Eccl. 3:4,11) by charitable thoughts, (1 Sam. 19:4–51 Sam. 22:13–14) love, (Rom. 13:10) compassion, (Luke 10:33–34) meekness, gentleness, kindness; (Col. 3:12–13) peaceable, (James 3:17) mild and courteous speeches and behaviour; (1 Pet. 3:8–11Prov. 15:1Judges 8:1–3) forbearance, readiness to be reconciled, patient bearing and forgiving of injuries, and requiting good for evil; (Matt. 5:24Eph. 4:2,32Rom. 12:17,20) comforting and succouring the distressed and protecting and defending the innocent. (1 Thess. 5:14Job 31:19–20Matt. 25:35–36Prov. 31:8–9)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC 135 (Part Three)

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC 135 (Part Three)

The Morning Devotional for September 6, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 68; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q135 (Part Three)

Question 68
What is required in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, (Eph. 5:28–29) and the life of others. (1 Kings 18:4)

Question 135
What are the duties required in the sixth commandment?
The duties required in the sixth commandment are all careful studies, and lawful endeavors, to preserve the life of ourselves (Eph. 5:28–29) and others (1 Kings 18:4) by resisting all thoughts and purposes, (Jer. 26:15–16Acts 23:12,16–17,21,27) subduing all passions, (Eph. 4:26–27) and avoiding all occasions, (2 Sam. 2:22Deut. 22:8) temptations, (Matt. 4:6–7Prov. 1:10,11,15–16) and practices, which tend to the unjust taking away the life of any; (1 Sam. 24:121 Sam. 26:9–11Gen. 37:21–22) by just defence thereof against violence, (Ps. 82:4Prov. 24:11–121 Sam. 14:45) patient bearing of the hand of God, (James 5:7–11Heb. 12:9) quietness of mind, (1 Thess. 4:111 Pet. 3:3–4Ps. 37:8–11) cheerfulness of spirit; (Prov. 17:22) a sober use of meat, (Prov. 25:16,27) drink, (1 Tim. 5:23) physick, (Isa. 38:21) sleep, (Ps. 127:2) labour, (Eccl. 5:122 Thess. 3:10,12Prov. 16:26) and recreations; (Eccl. 3:4,11) by charitable thoughts, (1 Sam. 19:4–51 Sam. 22:13–14) love, (Rom. 13:10) compassion, (Luke 10:33–34) meekness, gentleness, kindness; (Col. 3:12–13) peaceable, (James 3:17) mild and courteous speeches and behaviour; (1 Pet. 3:8–11Prov. 15:1Judges 8:1–3) forbearance, readiness to be reconciled, patient bearing and forgiving of injuries, and requiting good for evil; (Matt. 5:24Eph. 4:2,32Rom. 12:17,20) comforting and succouring the distressed and protecting and defending the innocent. (1 Thess. 5:14Job 31:19–20Matt. 25:35–36Prov. 31:8–9)

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

The Morning Devotional: WSC Q68; WLC Q135

The Morning Devotional for September 3, 2021
The Westminster Shorter Catechism 68; The Westminster Larger Catechism Q135

Question 68
What is required in the sixth commandment?
The sixth commandment requireth all lawful endeavors to preserve our own life, (Eph. 5:28–29) and the life of others. (1 Kings 18:4)

Question 135
What are the duties required in the sixth commandment?
The duties required in the sixth commandment are all careful studies, and lawful endeavors, to preserve the life of ourselves (Eph. 5:28–29) and others (1 Kings 18:4) by resisting all thoughts and purposes, (Jer. 26:15–16Acts 23:12,16–17,21,27) subduing all passions, (Eph. 4:26–27) and avoiding all occasions, (2 Sam. 2:22Deut. 22:8) temptations, (Matt. 4:6–7Prov. 1:10,11,15–16) and practices, which tend to the unjust taking away the life of any; (1 Sam. 24:121 Sam. 26:9–11Gen. 37:21–22) by just defence thereof against violence, (Ps. 82:4Prov. 24:11–121 Sam. 14:45) patient bearing of the hand of God, (James 5:7–11Heb. 12:9) quietness of mind, (1 Thess. 4:111 Pet. 3:3–4Ps. 37:8–11) cheerfulness of spirit; (Prov. 17:22) a sober use of meat, (Prov. 25:16,27) drink, (1 Tim. 5:23) physick, (Isa. 38:21) sleep, (Ps. 127:2) labour, (Eccl. 5:122 Thess. 3:10,12Prov. 16:26) and recreations; (Eccl. 3:4,11) by charitable thoughts, (1 Sam. 19:4–51 Sam. 22:13–14) love, (Rom. 13:10) compassion, (Luke 10:33–34) meekness, gentleness, kindness; (Col. 3:12–13) peaceable, (James 3:17) mild and courteous speeches and behaviour; (1 Pet. 3:8–11Prov. 15:1Judges 8:1–3) forbearance, readiness to be reconciled, patient bearing and forgiving of injuries, and requiting good for evil; (Matt. 5:24Eph. 4:2,32Rom. 12:17,20) comforting and succouring the distressed and protecting and defending the innocent. (1 Thess. 5:14Job 31:19–20Matt. 25:35–36Prov. 31:8–9)