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Matthew Henry’s Westminster Shorter Catechism Commentary on Question 44

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Is he our Redeemer? Yes: Thou, O Lord, art our Father, our Redeemer,
Isa. 63:16
. Has he redeemed us from outward troubles? Yes: Behold, the Lord hath kept me alive,
Josh. 14:10
. And are we therefore bound to keep his commandments? Yes: Truly, I am thy servant, thou hast loosed my bonds,
Ps. 116:16
. And are we very ungrateful if we do not? Yes: Now thou hast given us such deliverance as this, should we again break thy commandments?
Ezra 9:13–14
Has God brought us out of a spiritual Egypt? Yes: for Christ proclaims liberty to the captives,
Isa. 61:1
. Are we delivered from the bonds of sin? Yes: He shall redeem Israel from all their iniquities,
Ps. 130:8
. And is our deliverance by Christ greater than theirs out of Egypt? Yes: for if the Son make you free, then you shall be free indeed,
John 8:36
. And are we therefore bound to keep all his commandments? Yes: for we are delivered out of the hands of our enemies, that we might serve him,
Luke 1:74–75
. And was this the design of our redemption? Yes: He gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity,
Titus 2:14
. Is there then all the reason in the world why we should be religious? Yes: Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord,
Isa. 1:18
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