THE FOURTH ARTICLE OF THE CREED
Q = QUESTION
A = ANSWER
E = EXPLANATION
52 (Q) What is the fourth article of the creed?
(A) The fourth article of the creed is, “suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified died and buried.”
(E) The fourth of the creed explain the chief suffering of our Lord Jesus. We observed this suffering during the fourteen station of the cross and the five Sorrowful mystery.[media-downloader media_id=”244″ texts=”Download our free android app Here!!!”]
53 (Q) What were the chief sufferings of Christ?
(A) The chief sufferings of Christ were: first, his agony, and his sweat of blood in the Garden: Secondly, His being scourged at the pillar, and crowned with thorns and thirdly, the carrying of his cross, and his death between two thieves.
(E) The sufferings of Jesus Christ was to bring salvation to mankind, although Jesus saw his death coming, he still willing entered it. Before He enter his death he prayed fervently (Luke 22:39-45.) that God should take away this part of his plan, but not my will let your will be done Jesus said.
54 (Q) What are the chief suffering of our Lord called?
(A) The chief suffering of our Lord is called the Passion of Jesus Christ.
(E) Without explanation, this answer is accurate.
55 (Q) Why did our saviour suffer?
(A) Our saviour suffered to atone for our sins and purchase for us eternal life.
(E) To atone for your sins is to tell God that you are really sorry for committing such sin. In the case of our Lord it is different. His atonement was for our sake, pleading to God, for us, by accepting the punishment of the whole upon his shoulder. And restored the glory which man lost at the Garden of Eden, eternal life.
56 (Q) Why is Jesus Christ called our Redeemer?
(A) Jesus Christ is called our Redeemer because his precious blood is the price by which we were ransomed.
(E) If not for the precious blood of Jesus Christ mankind would have been lost long ago. His blood renew us.
57 (Q) On what day did our Saviour die?
(A) Our Saviour did on Good Friday.
(E) The day our Saviour died was on Friday, and that day was called “Good Friday”. The day is called good Friday because that was the day the redemption of man began.
58 (Q) Where did our Saviour die?
(A) Our saviour died on Mount Calvary
(E) Calvary, also Golgotha /ˈɡɒlɡəθə/, was, according to the Gospels, a site immediately outside Jerusalem’s walls where Jesus was crucified. Golgotha(s) (Γολγοθάς) is the Greek transcription in the New Testament of an Aramaic term that has traditionally been presumed to be Gûlgaltâ . The Bible translates the term to mean place of [the] skull, which in Greek is Κρανίου Τόπος (Kraníou Tópos), and in Latin is Calvariæ Locus, from which the English word Calvary is derived. From wikipedia
59 (Q) Why do we make the sign of the Cross?
(A) We make the sign of the cross, first, to put us in mind of the Blessed Trinity; and secondly, to remind us that God the Son died for us on the Cross.
(E) It remind us of the Blessed Trinity as we pronounce their names (IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AMEN.) and making the sign of the cross on our body reminds us that God the Son died for us on the Cross.
60 (Q) In making the sign of the cross how are we reminded of the Blessed Trinity?
(A) In making the sign of the cross, we are reminded of the Blessed Trinity by the words, “In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”.
See (E) above in number 8.
61 (Q) In making the sign of the cross how are we reminded that Christ died for us on the Cross?
(A) In making the sign of the cross we are reminded that Christ died for us on the Cross by the very form of the cross which we make upon ourselves.
See (E) above in number 8.