Westminster Catechisms

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Two Catechisms compiled by the Westminster Assembly and approved by Parliament and the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1648. The Larger Catechism is a popular restatement of the teaching of the Westminster Confession. The Shorter Catechism opens with the well-known Question and Answer: ‘What is the chief end of man?’ ‘Man's chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy Him for ever.’

Subjects: Christianity.

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