Q. 200. State the Communion Doctrine of the 1648 Westminster Shorter Catechism. A. 200. Pre-teenage children of the covenant were to be instructed from the Shorter Catechism as "a Directory for catechising such as are of weaker capacity" alias who are immature.
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There, Question 97 expects the Catechumen to give the following answer. "It is required of them that would worthily partake of the Lord’s Supper, that they examine themselves: of their knowledge to discern the Lord’s body; of their faith to feed upon Him; [and] of their repentance, love, and new obedience – lest, coming unworthily, they eat and drink judgment to themselves."