Q. 96 What is the coming-to-life of the new self?
A. It is wholehearted joy in God through Christ and a delight to do every kind of good as God wants us to.

Ps. 51:8, 12; Isa.57:15; Rom. 5:1; 14:17
Rom. 6:10-11; Gal. 2:20

Q. 97 What do we do that is good?
A. Only that which arises out of true faith, conforms to God’s law, and is done for his glory; and not that which is based on what we think is right or on established human tradition.

John 15:5; Heb. 11:6
Lev. 18:4; 1 Sam. 15:22; Eph. 2:10
1 Cor. 10:31
Deut. 12:32; Isa. 29:13; Ezek. 20:18-19; Matt. 15:7-9