Wikipedia and The Center for Reformed Theology and Apologetics (reformed.org) were referenced for various excerpts on this site.
Versions of the Shorter Catechism referenced were from http://jdlblog.blogspot.com/2006/07/westminster-shorter-catechism-in.html and cross-checked with http://www.reformed.org/documents/wsc/index.html
Rowland S. Ward’s “The Westminster Confession and Catechisms in Modern English” uses a very good and relevant ‘modern’ vernacular, and so this Shorter Catechism was written using Rowland S. Ward’s text and reformed.org’s scripture references.
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