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THE SHORTER CATECHISM, Agreed upon by the Reverend Assembly of Divines at Westminster.

Q. WHAT is the chief end of man?
  A. Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.
  Q. What rule hath God given to direct us how we may glorify and enjoy him?
  A. The word of God, which is contained in the scriptures of the Old and New Testament, is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify God and enjoy him.
  Q. What do the scriptures principally teach?
  A. The scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requireth of man.
  Q. What is God?
  A. God is a spirit, infinite, eternal and unchangeable in his being, wisdom, power, holiness, justice, goodness and truth.

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