Little children like to grow up. Children of God long for growth in faith. You can expect this of Christians. But what are their expectations allowed to be? Do children of God have to presume that they will always remain little, always remain beginners?
Is the preaching of the law still necessary today? Lord’s Day 44 of the Heidelberg Catechism calls for the need to the strict preaching of the law. Why? Because it helps the believer to look inward, outward, upward and onward.
This article supports the proposal to change the text of Lord’s Day 44 of the Heidelberg Catechism Q/A 115. The author maintains that the current text creates confusion as to who it is that renews us to God's image.