Questions with Answers Vol. 2: The Fall and Salvation

by Dana Dirksen

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released November 15, 2007

All music written by Dana Dirksen
Questions and answers are taken from The Catechism For Young People written by Pastor Stephen Hildebrandt
Special thanks to the Westminster Divines
Recorded, Produced and Engineered by Patrick Tetreault
Mastered by K. Even Hodge IV @ Krytikal Mass Productions
Dana Dirksen: lead vocals Marjori Hegeman: guitar 21
Anna Danese: keyboard 28, 29
Patrick Tetreault: guitar and background vocals Wayne Ryan: bass
Terry McNabb: drums
Marsh Shamburger: keyboard; appears courtesy of Astonish Entertainment
Wendy Goodwin: fiddle
Peter Swimmer: banjo, fiddle
Background Vocals by the Super Group: David Dirksen 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 Dayna Jacobs 1, 5, 8, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26 Isaac Dirksen 1, 2, 8, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 Sierra Heikkila 1, 8, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26
Additional Background Vocals:
Nina Jacobs 1, 13 Jonah Jacobs 1, 13 Briana Jacobs 9 Sabrina Jacobs 27 Katherine Dirksen 2 Daniel Dirksen 2, 4, 6 Nick Top 27, 30 Peter Top 27, 30 Megan Boek 3, 4, 6 Julia Chandler 11, 14, 20 Petra Johnson 23, 27 Silas Hegeman 7 Consuela Hegeman 7, 24
Mimi Danese 7 Jack Danese 7
Illustrations and paintings: Jessica Poundstone
Layout: Theresa Rohrer & Barry Neufeld - NWMedia
Dedicated to Chance Burris & Destiny Burris

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Songs for Saplings Portland, Oregon

We create lively, fun songs that attempt to deliver the deepest Biblical truths in a format that children will love.

Songs for Saplings is James and Dana Dirksen. We live in Portland, OR, and have 6 beautiful children. We thank God that He has allowed us to share the Good News that Jesus came to seek and save that which was lost.

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Track Name: What Is A Covenant?
1. What Is a Covenant?

He is the LORD. He is the LORD. He is the LORD our God. [2x]
His judgments are in all the earth.
He remembers His Covenant forever,
The Word that He commanded for a thousand generations.
Psalm 105:7 and 8

He is the LORD. He is the LORD. He is the LORD our God. [2x]
What is aCovenant?
An agreement that God makes with us,
In which He guarantees to keep
Guarantees to keep His promise
To keep His promise.
He is the LORD. He is the LORD. He is the LORD our God. [4x]
Track Name: What Was Adam's Part In The Covenant?
2. What Was Adam’s Part in the Covenant in Order to Stay in the Garden of Eden?

The Lord God took the man
And put him in the Garden of Eden
To work it and take care of it.

What was Adam’s part in the covenant
In order to stay in the Garden of Eden?
Adam was required to obey God perfectly. [Q&A 2x]

And the Lord commanded the man,
“You are free to eat from any tree in the garden;
But you must not eat from the
Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil.”

What was Adam’s part in the covenant
In order to stay in the Garden of Eden?
Adam was required to obey God perfectly. [Q&A 2x]
“You must not eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil,
For when you do you will surely die.”
Genesis 2:15 through 17

What was Adam’s part in the covenant
In order to stay in the Garden of Eden?
Adam was required to obey God perfectly. [Q&A 2x]
Track Name: Did Adam Obey God?
3. Did Adam Obey God?

Did Adam obey God?
No, Adam chose to disobey God. Adam chose to disobey. [Q&A 2x]

When the woman saw the fruit of the tree,
That it was good for food and pleasing to see,
And also desirable for gaining wisdom,
She took some and ate and
Gave some to her husband who was with her and he ate it.
Genesis 3, verse 6
Adam chose to disobey.
Track Name: How Did God Punish Adam's Disobediance?
4. How Did God Punish Adam’s Disobedience?

Thorns and thistles and thorns and thistles and thorns and thistles,
Cursed is the ground.
Thorns and thistles and thorns and thistles and thorns and thistles
All the days of your life.
Pain and toil and pain and toil and pain and toil, through it you will eat. Pain and toil and pain and toil and pain and toil all the days of your life. [2x]

Banished from the Garden of Eden,
To work the ground from which he came.
Driven out of the Garden of Eden, guarded by the cherubim and flames. [3x]

How did God punish Adam’s disobedience?
Adam’s punishment was death and separation from God.
Genesis 3, Genesis 3, Genesis 3:17 through 24. [2x]
Track Name: What is Sin?
5. What Is Sin?

Thy tender mercies, remember Thy tender mercies, oh Lord,
And Your steadfast love.
For they have been, they have been of old,
Your tender mercies and Your love.
Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions,
According to Thy mercy,
Remember me, for the sake of Your goodness, oh Lord.

What is sin?
Sin is disobedience against God’s perfect Law
By failing to do what God commands.
What is sin?
Sin is disobedience against God’s perfect Law
By failing to do what God commands,
Or doing what God forbids.

Thy tender mercies, remember Thy tender mercies, oh Lord,
And Your steadfast love.
Psalm 25, verse 6 and 7
Your mercies, oh Lord.
Track Name: Who is Satan?
6. Who Is Satan?

Be self-controlled, be self-controlled,
Be self-controlled and alert. [2x]

Your enemy the devil prowls like a roaring lion,
Looking for someone to devour.
The devil prowls like a roaring lion,
Looking for someone to devour.

Be self-controlled, be self-controlled,
Be self-controlled and alert. [2x]

Who is Satan?
Satan is an evil spirit who is the enemy of God and all Christians.
Be self-controlled, be self-controlled,
Be self-controlled and alert. [2x]
I Peter 5:8
Track Name: Who Is Stronger, God Or Satan?
7. Who Is Stronger, God or Satan?

Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. [4x]
Who is stronger? God or Satan? Who is stronger?
God is much stronger.
Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. [2x]
Who is stronger? God or Satan? Who is stronger?
God is much stronger.
You are from God little children. You have overcome them. You are from God little children. You have overcome.
Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. [2x]
I John 4:4, I John 4:4
Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. [2x]
Track Name: What Was the Sin of Our First Parents?
8. What Was the Sin of Our First Parents?

Gene, Gene, Gene, Gene, Genesis 3 verse 6,
Gene, Gene, Gene, Genesis 3 verse 6,
The fall of man happened in Genesis 3 verse 6.

What was the sin of our first parents?
Eating the forbidden fruit.
Eating the forbidden fruit. [Q&A 2x]

Gene, Gene, Gene, Gene, Genesis 3 verse 6,
Gene, Gene, Gene, Genesis 3 verse 6,
The fall of man happened in Genesis 3 verse 6.
Track Name: Who Tempted Adam & Eve To Sin?
9. Who Tempted Adam and Eve to Sin?

Who tempted Eve? Who tempted Adam?
Who tempted Adam and Eve to sin?
Satan tempted Eve and she gave the fruit to Adam,
She gave the fruit to Adam and he ate it. [Q&A 2x]

In Genesis 3, the serpent said to the woman,
“You will not surely die.
For God knows that when you eat of it, your eyes will be open,
And You will be like God. (Knowing good and evil.) You will be like God.”

Who tempted Eve? Who tempted Adam?
Who tempted Adam and Eve to sin?
Satan tempted Eve and she gave the fruit to Adam,
She gave the fruit to Adam and he ate it.
She gave the fruit to Adam and he ate it.
Track Name: What Happened to Adam & Eve when They Sinned?
10. What Happened to Adam and Eve When They Sinned?

What happened to Adam and Eve when they sinned?
Instead of being holy and happy,
They became sinful and miserable. [Q&A 2x]
Knowing good and evil, Genesis 3:22, good and evil.

What happened to Adam and Eve when they sinned?
Instead of being holy and happy, they became sinful and miserable.
Knowing good and evil, Genesis 3:22, good and evil.
Track Name: What Did Adam's Sin Do To You?
11. What Did Adam’s Sin Do to You?

What did Adam’s sin do to you?
It made me guilty and sinful. [Q&A 2x]
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man,
And death through sin, and in this way death came to all men,
Because all, because all sinned.
[Repeat all]

Death through Adam, life through Christ.
(Romans chapter 5 verse 12)
Death through Adam, life through Christ. [2x]
Track Name: What Does Every Sin Deserve?
12. What Does Every Sin Deserve?

What does every sin deserve?
The wrath and curse of God. [Q&A 2x]

But if his sons forsake My law and fail to walk in My ways,
If they do not obey My decrees and fail to keep My commands,
Then I’ll punish their sin.
[Repeat all]
Psalm 89, verse 30 through 32
Track Name: How Sinful Are You By Nature?
13. How Sinful Are You by Nature?

(There is no one.) There is no one, not even one.
No one is righteous.
(There is no one.) There is no one who understands.
No one who seeks God.
(There is no one.) They have all turned away.
There is no one who does good, not even one.
(There is no one.)

How sinful are you by nature?
No one is righteous. (There is no one.)
I am corrupt in every part of my being.
No one who seeks God. (There is no one.)
Romans 3, verse 11 through 12
There is no one who does good, not even one. [2x]
Track Name: Can You Go To Heaven With A Sinful Nature?
14. Can You Go to Heaven with a Sinful Nature?

Ooooh, ooooh, ooh.
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son,
That whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Ooooh, ooooh, ooooh, ooh.

Can you go to heaven with a sinful nature?
No, my heart must be changed.
My heart must be changed before I can go to heaven.
For God so loved the world that he gave His one and only Son,
That whoever believes in Him shall not perish
But have eternal life. John 3:16.
Track Name: What Is This Change Of Heart Called?
15. What Is This Change of Heart Called?

Ezekiel 36:26 through 27
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you;
I will remove from you your heart of stone, and give you a heart of flesh.
I will put My Spirit in you and move you to follow My decrees.
I will move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws.
You will be careful to keep me laws.

What is this change of heart called?
This change of heart is called “regeneration.”
What is this change of heart called?
Being “born again.” [Both Q&A 2x]
Ezekiel 36
Track Name: Who Can Change A Sinner's Heart?
16. Who Can Change a Sinner’s Heart?

Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name,
Under heaven, given to men by which we must be saved.
There is no other name.
Who can change a sinner’s heart?
Only God, only God. Only God can change a sinner’s heart. [Q&A 4x]

Acts chapter 4, verse 12,
There is no other name given to men by which we must be saved.
Track Name: Who Is The Redeemer Of God's Elect?
17. Who Is the Redeemer of God’s Elect?

Who, who, who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer of God’s elect? [Question 2x]
The only Savior of men is the Lord Jesus Christ,
Who being the eternal Son of God, became man
And so is both God and man in two natures and one person.

Who, who, who is the Redeemer? Who is the Redeemer of God’s elect? [2x]

I am the Way and the Truth and the Life.
No one comes to the Father except through Me.
I am the Way and the Truth and the Life.
John 14, verse 6
Track Name: How is Your Heart Changed?
18. How Is Your Heart Changed?

How is your heart changed?
My heart is changed by the Holy Spirit.
How is your heart changed?
Because of the Grace of God.
How is your heart changed?
The Grace of God shown in the work of Christ.
My heart is changed because of the Grace of God.
[All Q&A 2x]

When the kindness and love of God appeared
(God our Savior)
He saved us not because of righteous things we’ve done
(But because of His mercy).
He saved us through the washing of rebirth
(And renewal by the Holy Spirit)
Whom He poured out on us generously,
Through Jesus Christ our Savior.

How is your heart changed?
My heart is changed by the Holy Spirit.
How is your heart changed?
Because of the Grace of God.
How is your heart changed?
The Grace of God shown in the work of Christ.
My heart is changed because of the Grace of God.
Titus chapter 3, verse 4, 5, and 6
Track Name: What is Grace?
19. What Is Grace?

You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
The LORD your God has chosen you.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
Chosen out of all the earth.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
The LORD your God has chosen you.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
A people, His treasured possession.

What is Grace?
Grace is God’s kindness to us when we deserve punishment. [Q&A 2x]
Ooooh, ooooh.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
The LORD your God has chosen you.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
Chosen out of all the earth.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
A people, His treasured possession.
You are a people holy to the Lord your God,
Deuteronomy 7:6.
Track Name: What Work Did Christ Do To Save You?
20. What Work Did Christ Do to Save You?

God made Him who had no sin to be sin, to be sin for us,
So that in Him we might become, we might become
The righteousness of God, the righteousness of God.

What work did Christ do to save you?
Christ perfectly kept the law of God,
And suffered the punishment due for my sins,
The punishment due for my sins.
God made Him who had no sin to be sin, to be sin for us,
So that in Him we might become, we might become
The righteousness of God, the righteousness of God. [2x]
II Corinthians 5:21
Track Name: Can Anyone Be Saved By His Own Works?
21. Can Anyone Be Saved by His Own Works?

Can anyone be saved by his own works?
No one can be saved by his own works.
For it is by grace you have been saved,
Through faith and this not from yourselves. [Q&A 2x]
It is the gift of God. Ephesians 2, verse 8 [2x]
It is a beautiful gift of God.
Track Name: What Do We Gain From The Work Of Christ?
22. What Do We Gain From the Work of Christ?

What do we gain from the work of Christ?
God regenerates, justifies.
God regenerates, justifies and sanctifies those who believe in Christ.
[Q&A 5x]

You were washed, you were sanctified,
You were justified in the name,
In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, and by the Spirit of God. [3x]
I Corinthians 6:11, God regenerates, justifies,
I Corinthians 6:11, and sanctifies those who believe in Christ.
Track Name: What is Justification?
23. What Is Justification?

What is justification?
Justification is God forgiving all my sins
And declaring me to be righteous. [Q&A 2x]

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. [2x]

What is justification?
Justification is God forgiving all my sins
And declaring me to be righteous. [Q&A 2x]

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. There is therefore now no condemnation,
Romans chapter 8, verse 1
Track Name: How Were You Justified?
24. How Were You Justified?

Justify me, justify me, justify, I’m justified.
Justified, I’m justified by faith in the work of Christ. [3x]
On the grounds of His righteousness. [4x]
How were you justified?

Justify me, justify me, justify, I’m justified.
Justified, I’m justified by faith in the work of Christ. [3x]
Know that a man is not justified by observing the law,
But by faith in Jesus Christ, Galatians chapter 2:16

Justify me, justify me, justify, I’m justified.
Justified, I’m justified by faith in the work of Christ. [2x]
Track Name: What is Sanctification?
25. What Is Sanctification?

What is sanctification?
Sanctification is God making me holy in heart and behavior. [Q&A 2x]
Making me holy, making me holy.
[Repeat all]

May God Himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through.
May your whole spirit, soul, and body be kept blameless,
At the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
He who calls you is faithful. God will make it happen.
I Thessalonians 5:23 and 24
He who calls you is faithful. God will make it happen. [2x]
He who calls you is faithful.
Track Name: What Are The Two Parts Of Sanctification?
26. What Are the Two Parts of Sanctification?

Dying to sin and living to righteousness, dying to sin and living,
Dying to sin and living to righteousness. [2x]

What are the two parts of sanctification?
The two parts of sanctification are (dodododododododo)
Dying to sin and living to righteousness, dying to sin and living,
Dying to sin and living to righteousness.
I've been crucified with Christ.
I no longer live, but Christ lives in me, Christ lives in me.
The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God,
Who loved me and gave Himself for me.
Galatians 2, verse 20, I live by faith in the Son of God.
Who loved me and gave Himself for me. [2x]
Track Name: For Whom Did Christ Die?
27. For Whom Did Christ Die?

But you do not believe because you are not My sheep.
My sheep listen to My voice.
I know them, they follow Me. I give to them eternity,
And they shall never perish, no not one.
No one can snatch them out of My hand.
My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all.
John 10:26 through verse 29
No one can snatch them from His hand.

For whom did Christ die?
Christ died for all who were given to Him by the Father. [Q&A 4x]
Track Name: Who Will be Saved?
28. Who Will Be Saved?

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the evil man his thoughts.
Let him turn, let him turn to the LORD. [2x]
And He will have mercy on him. [2x]
Turn to our God, for He will freely pardon.
And He will have mercy on him. [2x]
Isaiah 55, verse 7

Who will be saved?
Whoever repents and believes,
Believes on the Lord Jesus Christ.
Who will be saved?
Whoever repents and believes
Whoever believes on the Lord Jesus will be saved.
Track Name: What Does It Mean To Repent?
29. What Does It Mean to Repent?

What does it mean to repent?
To repent is to be sorry, sorry for sin, and to hate and forsake it,
Because it displeases God. [Q&A 2x]
If My people, who are called by My name,
Will humble themselves and pray,
And seek My face and turn from their wicked ways,
Then will I hear and I’ll forgive their sin.
II Chronicles 7:14
Track Name: What is Faith in Christ?
30. What Is Faith in Christ?

What is faith? What is faith in Christ?
Faith in Christ is trusting in Him alone for salvation.
What is faith? What is faith in Christ?
Faith in Christ is trusting in Him alone.

Philippians 3, verse 9
The righteousness that comes from God is by faith in Christ.
Not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law,
But that which is through faith in Christ.

What is faith? What is faith in Christ?
Faith in Christ is trusting in Him alone for salvation.
What is faith? What is faith in Christ?
Faith in Christ is trusting in Him alone.

Philippians 3, verse 9
The righteousness that comes from God is by faith in Christ.
Not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law,
But that which is through faith in Christ. [2x]