Q 13. How did God create people?

A. God created people, male and female, in his own image.

[Scripture: Genesis 1:27-28; Colossians 3:10; Ephesians 4:24]

Q 14. Why did God create people?

A. God created people to know him, love him, and glorify him.

[Scripture: Isaiah 43:7; Psalm 16:11; Genesis 1:27-28]

Q 15. How can we glorify God?

A. We glorify God by enjoying him, loving him, and obeying his


[Scripture:Deuteronomy 11:1; Matthew 22:37-40]

Q 16. What does the law of God require?

A. The law of God requires personal and perfect obedience.

[Scripture: Matthew 22:37-40; Leviticus 19:2]

Q 17. Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly?

A. No. Since the fall, all humans are born in sin and unable to keep the law of God perfectly. 

[Scripture: Romans 3:10-12, 23;

Psalm 51:5]

Q 18. Since no one can keep the law, what is its purpose? 

A. The purpose of the law is to show us our need of a Savior.

[Scripture: Romans 3:20]

Q 19. Did Adam and Eve remain perfect as they were created?

A. No. Adam and Eve fell from perfection by sinning against God.  

[Scripture: Genesis 3:6, 12-13]

Q 20. What is sin?

A. Sin is any desire or action that breaks a commandment of God and comes from a heart of unbelief. 

[Scripture: 1 John 3:4; Romans 5:13; 14:23; 1 Peter 1:16; Matthew 5:48; 1 Corinthians 10:31]

Q 21. Did all mankind fall with Adam in his first sin? 

A. Yes. All mankind fell with Adam in his first sin.

[Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:21-22; Romans 5:12, 18-19]

Q 22. What are the consequences of the fall of man?

A. Because of the fall, all people are under the wrath and curse of God. 

[Scripture: Romans 6:23; Genesis 3:24; Galatians 3:10; John 3:36]