This is an explanation of Lord’s Day 1 of the Heidelberg Catechism. The article looks at the nature of true comfort, and shows why belonging to Jesus can be the only comfort. There can only be one comfort because there is one cause of misery. The comfort the believer has in Christ is essential to the daily life of the believer until his or her death.
This article looks at the manner in which deacons must conduct their family visits. They must fulfil their task in giving instruction, comfort and mercy. They must discover and attend to the needs of the congregation, practise confidentiality, understand vulnerability, listen and pray. The author also looks at other guidelines for the visits of deacons.
This article is about the deacon's task to comfort the congregation and to help them in their service to God and people. Their task is to show the relation of the love from God to the love of the neighbour. They must also work with the receiving and giving of goods, and help the congregation in their charity work.