Tagged: Theology

Chapter XIII, Of God’s Merciful Purposes

Chapter XIII. God, although in His Justice He might have condemned all man to eternal destruction, has yet been merciful to the poor sinner, and it is His will that all men should come...

Chapter X, The Consequences of Original Sin

Chapter X. With this original sin originates the death of the body, the corruption of the powers of the soul and the body, actual sin, and in consequence of this, before the divine judgment...

Chapter IX, Original Sin

  Chapter IX.  This great evil and suffering, which our first parents brought upon themselves in consequence of their sins, they have transmitted to their progeny.  ———————————————— 182. Experience teaches us, that the evils and...

Chapter VIII, The Loss of the Image of God.

Chapter VIII.  Man has not persevered in the state of perfection in which he has been created, but has fallen into sin, and has in consequence of this, lost the image of God, as...

Chapter VII, Man Created in God’s Image.

Chapter VII. God has endowed man, more than the rest of His creatures, with good and Has created him after His own image.  ———————————————— We have now to turn our attention to the second...

Chapter VI, Creation

Chapter VI.  God has created heaven, earth, angels, and all visible creatures out of nothing.  ———————————————— 141. In the preceding inquiries we have endeavoured to delineate the nature of the God we are to...

Chapter V, The Persons of the Godhead.

Chapter V.  This only, true God is the creator of the world, the God of Abraham etc. the Jehovah and the Lord, which has revealed Himself, as the Father, the Son and the Holy...

Chapter IV, That God Alone is God.

Chapter IV. This Everlasting, Almighty etc. God is also the Only God, so that nobody ought to recognise any other God besides Him.  ———————————————— 65. The second essential, which it becomes us to acquaint ourselves...

Chapter III, The Nature and Attributes of God.

Chapter III. God, with whom our salvation originates, is a spiritual Being, Eternal, Almighty, Omniscient, Omnipresent, Infinite, True, Merciful, Holy and Just.  ———————————————— 50. All that can be said concerning our well-being rests upon...

Chapter II. The Scheme of Salvation

Chapter II. The whole work of our salvation comprises man’s original ‘righteousness, his fall, God’s merciful purposes, and the means by which He will have us come to salvation. ———————————————— 41. As the whole...