Westminster Shorter Catechism – Question 11

What man is to believe concerning God

Question: What are God’ s works of providence?

Answer: God’ s works of providence are, his most holy, (Ps. 145:17) wise, (Ps. 104:24Isa. 28:29) and powerful preserving, (Heb. 1:3) and governing all his creatures, and all their actions. (Ps. 103:19Matt. 10:29–31)

Scripture Support

Psa. 145:17 ¶ Yahweh is arighteous in all His ways And holy in all His works.

Psa. 104:24 ¶ How anumerous are Your works, O Yahweh! 1In bwisdom You have made them all; The cearth is full of Your 2possessions.

Is. 28:29 This also comes from Yahweh of hosts, Who has made His counsel awonderful and His wisdom bgreat.

Heb. 1:3 who is the radiance of His glory and the exact arepresentation of His nature, and 1bupholds all things by the word of His power; who, having accomplished ccleansing for sins, dsat down at the right hand of the eMajesty on high,

Psa. 103:19 ¶ Yahweh has established His athrone in the heavens, And His bkingdom rules over 1all.

Matt. 10:29aAre not two sparrows sold for an 1assarion? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.

Matt. 10:30 “But athe very hairs of your head are all numbered.

Matt. 10:31 “So do not fear; ayou are more valuable than many sparrows.

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