More Songs from The New City Catechism

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What is sin? Sin is rejecting or ignoring God in the world he created What is sin? Sin is not being or doing what he requires in his law What is idolatry? Idolatry is trusting Trusting in created things Created things rather than the Creator What is sin? What is idolatry?
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Will God allow our disobedience And idolatry to go unpunished? Will God allow our disobedience And idolatry to go unpunished? No, God is righteously angry with our sins And will punish them both in this life And in the life to come Will God allow our disobedience And idolatry to go unpunished? Will God allow our disobedience And idolatry to go unpunished? No, God is righteously angry with our sins And will punish them both in this life And in the life to come No, God is righteously angry with our sins And will punish them both in this life And in the life to come
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Is there any way to escape punishment And be brought back into God’s favor? Is there any way to escape punishment And be brought back into God’s favor? Yes, God reconciles us to himself By a Redeemer Yes, God reconciles us to himself By a Redeemer Is there any way to escape punishment And be brought back into God’s favor? Is there any way to escape punishment And be brought back into God’s favor? Yes, God reconciles us to himself By a Redeemer Yes, God reconciles By a Redeemer
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Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? The only Redeemer, The only Redeemer Is the Lord Jesus Christ Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? The only Redeemer, the only Redeemer Is the Lord Jesus Christ Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer? The only Redeemer The only Redeemer Is the Lord Jesus Christ The only Redeemer The only Redeemer Is the Lord Jesus Christ
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What sort of Redeemer Is needed to bring us back to God? One who is truly human And also truly God What sort of Redeemer Is needed to bring us back to God? One who is truly human And also truly God What sort of Redeemer Is needed to bring us back to God? One who is truly human And also truly God And also truly God And also truly God
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Why must the Redeemer be truly human? That in human nature he might on our behalf Perfectly obey the whole law And suffer the punishment for human sin Why must the Redeemer be truly God? That because of his divine nature His obedience and suffering Would be perfect and effective
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Why, why was it necessary For Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Why, why was it necessary For Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Christ died willingly in our place to Deliver us from the power and penalty Of sin and to bring us back to God Why, why was it necessary For Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Why, why was it necessary For Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Christ died willingly in our place to Deliver us from the power and penalty Of sin and to bring us back to God Christ died willingly in our place to Deliver us from the power and penalty Of sin and to bring us back to God
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Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Yes, because Christ’s death on the cross Fully paid the penalty for our sin, God will remember our sins no more Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Does Christ’s death mean all our sins can be forgiven? Yes, because Christ’s death on the cross Fully paid the penalty for our sin, God will remember our sins no more
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What else does Christ’s death redeem? What else does Christ’s death redeem? Every part of fallen creation Every part of fallen creation Every part of fallen creation Every part, every part, every part What else does Christ’s death redeem? What else does Christ’s death redeem? Every part of fallen creation Every part of fallen creation Every part of fallen creation Every part, every part, every part Every part, every part, every part
10.
Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? No Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ by faith Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? Are all people, just as they were lost through Adam, saved through Christ? No Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ Only those who are elected By God and united to Christ by faith
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What happens after death To those not united to Christ by faith What happens after death To those not united to Christ by faith? They will be cast out, cast out From the presence of God Into hell, to be justly punished forever What happens after death To those not united to Christ by faith? What happens after death To those not united to Christ by faith? They will be cast out, cast out From the presence of God Into hell, to be justly punished forever
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How can we be saved? How can we be saved? How can we be saved? Only by faith, only by faith In Jesus Christ, in Jesus Christ And in his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross In his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross How can we be saved? How can we be saved? How can we be saved? Only by faith, only by faith In Jesus Christ, in Jesus Christ And in his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross In his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross In his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross In his substitutionary Atoning death on the cross
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What is faith in Jesus? What is faith in Jesus Christ? (It’s) receiving and resting on him alone For salvation, salvation What is faith in Jesus? What is faith in Jesus Christ? (It’s) receiving and resting on him alone for salvation, salvation As he is offered to us In the gospel, in the gospel As he is offered to us In the gospel What is faith in Jesus? What is faith in Jesus Christ? (It’s) receiving and resting on him alone For salvation, salvation What is faith in Jesus? What is faith in Jesus Christ? (It’s) receiving and resting on him alone For salvation, salvation
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What do we believe by true faith? We believe in God, the Father Almighty Maker of heaven and earth And in Jesus Christ his only Son Our Lord Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit Born of the virgin Mary Suffered under Pontius Pilate Was crucified, died, and was buried He descended into hell The third day he rose again from the dead He ascended into heaven And is seated at the right hand of God The Father Almighty From there he will come to judge The living and the dead We believe in the Holy Spirit The holy catholic church The communion of saints The forgiveness of sins The resurrection of the body And the life everlasting And the life everlasting We believe! We believe! We believe!

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released July 31, 2017

Lead sheets can be downloaded at www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/more-songs-from-the-new-city-catechism/

Music by
Frank Hernandez

Lyrics from
The New City Catechism

Arranged by
Frank Hernandez
Fletch Wiley

Tracks Sequenced by
Fletch Wiley

Flute, Trumpet and Recorder Overdubs
Fletch Wiley

Tenor Saxophone Overdub
Roland Perez

Guitar Overdubs
David Cleveland

Vocals Produced by
Frank Hernandez
Betsy Hernandez

Recorded and Mixed By
Scott Pergande

Recorded and Mixed At
The Mix House, Boise, ID

Group Vocalists:
Emberlin Carlson, Eliannah Fox, Amaryss Hodge, Jaedynn Hodge, Aleigh Holmes, Stephen Holsinger, Shane Hughes, Toby Kingery, Kayla McCain, Kathrine Olarte, Aiden Peterson, and Samantha Wind

This album was made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The opinions expressed in this album are those of the publisher and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation.

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