Catechism


Q. 106. What is the Second Commandment?

A. Thou shalt make to thee no graven Image, nor the Likeness of any thing which is in Heaven above, or in he Earth beneath, nor in the Waters under the Earth: thou shalt not bow down to them, nor worsip them, for I the Lord thy God and a jealous God, and visit the sins of the Fathers upon the Children, unto the third and fourth Generation of them that hate me, and shew Mercy to thousands of them which love me, and keep my Commandments.

Q. 107 What is God’s will for us in the second commandment?

A.  That we in no way make any image of God nor worship him in any other way than he has commanded in his Word.

Deut. 4:15-19; Isa. 40:18-25; Acts 17:29; Rom. 1:22-23

Lev. 10:1-7; 1 Sam. 15:22-23; John 4:23-24

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