This is a very good tool to use in instruct your children in the way of the Lord. Annalese (5) and I will begin using this Catechism. I plan to discuss around 5 questions per day with her (at least 4 times per week). FATHERS/MOTHERS: You don’t have to be a Bible scholar to do this, just be faithful. You too will learn. It would probably be a good idea to occasionally add this to your family devotions. (This is not a Catholic Catechism).
1. Who made you?
2. What else did God make?
3. Why did God make all things?
Answer: For His own glory
4. Why do things work as they do?
Answer: God has so decreed it.
5. How do you learn about God?
Answer: God reveals Himself
The rest of the “children’s catechism” (ages 3-8) can be found
IF you have older children I would encourage you to check out the following catechism
Here are some sample questions:
Q. What is the chief end of man?
A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God (1 Cor. 10:31), and to enjoy him for ever (Ps. 73:25-26).
Q. What rule has God given to direct us how we may glorify him?
A. The Word of God which is contained in the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments (Eph. 2:20; 2 Tim. 3:16) is the only rule to direct us how we may glorify God and enjoy him (1 Jn. 1:3).
Q. What do the Scriptures principally teach?
A. The Scriptures principally teach what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requires of man (2 Tim. 1:13; Eccl. 12:13).
Q. What is God?
A. God is Spirit (Jn. 4:24), infinite (Job 11:7), eternal (Ps. 90:2; 1 Tim. 1:17), and unchangeable (Jas. 1:17) in his being (Exod. 3:14), wisdom, power (Ps. 147:5), holiness (Rev. 4:8), justice, goodness and truth (Exod. 34:6-7).