Westminster Shorter Catechism – Question 21

What man is to believe concerning God

Question: Who is the Redeemer of God’ s elect?

Answer: The only Redeemer of God’ s elect is the Lord Jesus Christ, (1 Tim. 2:5–6) who, being the eternal Son of God, became man, (John 1:14Gal. 4:4) and so was, and continueth to be, God and man in two distinct natures, and one person, for ever. (Rom. 9:5Luke 1:35Col. 2:9Heb. 7:24–25)

Scripture Support

1Tim. 2:5 For there is aone God, and bone mediator also between God and men, the cman Christ Jesus,

1Tim. 2:6 who agave Himself as a ransom for all, the bwitness for 1cthis proper time.

John 1:14 ¶ And athe Word bbecame flesh, and 1cdwelt among us, and dwe beheld His glory, glory as of the 2only begotten from the Father, full of egrace and ftruth.

Gal. 4:4 But when athe fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, bborn of a woman, born cunder 1the Law,

Rom. 9:5 whose are athe fathers, and bfrom whom is the 1Christ according to the flesh, cwho is dGod over all, eblessed 2forever. Amen.

Luke 1:35 The angel answered and said to her, “aThe Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of bthe Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason 1cthe holy Child shall be called dthe Son of God.

Col. 2:9 For in Him all the afullness of Deity dwells bodily,

Heb. 7:24 but Jesus, on the other hand, because He continues aforever, holds His priesthood permanently.

Heb. 7:25 Therefore He is able also to asave 1forever those who bdraw near to God through Him, since He always lives to cmake intercession for them.

Note: Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture support comes from the Legacy Standard Bible in Accordance.

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