MOPC Sunday School - Fall 2010 - The Westminster Shorter Catechism

Q41: Where is the moral law summarily comprehended?

A41: The moral law is summarily comprehended in the Ten Commandments.

Q42: What is the sum of the Ten Commandments?

A42: The sum of the Ten Commandments is. To love the Lord our God with all our heart, all our soul, -with all our strength, and

with all our mind; and our neighbor as ourselves.

Q43: What is the preface to the Ten Commandments?

A43: The preface to the Ten Commandments is in these words, / am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

Q44: What does the preface to the Ten Commandments teach us?

A44: The preface to the Ten Commandments teaches us, that because God is the Lord, and our God, and Redeemer, therefore we are bound to keep all his commandments.

Q45: Which is the first commandment?

A45: The first commandment is. Thou shall have no other gods before me.

Q49: Which is the second commandment?

A49: The second commandment is. Thou shall not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shall not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me: and showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. Q53: Which is the third commandment?

A53: The third commandment is. Thou shall not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain: for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Q57: Which is the fourth commandment?

A57: The fourth commandment is. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shall thou labour, and do all thy work: but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shall not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Loiw blessed the Sabbath day, and hallowed it.


Looking at the first four commandments as they relate to Worship


1. The first commandment addresses the 0______________ of our worship.




2. The second commandment addresses the M____________ of our worship.




3. The third commandment addresses the A______________ of our worship.




4. The fourth commandment addresses the T_____________ of our worship.




5. Considering worship B________ -

            Our general heart attitude in all we do.


worship is all of life (Romans 12:1).




6. Considering worship N_________ -

            Acts of devotion prescribed by God.



(1) worship in your "closet"

(2) worship in your family

(3) worship as the gathered assembly.