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Outlines of Theology: Pelagianism, Semi-Pelagianism & Augustinianism

A COMPARISON OF SYSTEMS In this chapter will be presented a brief sketch of the main contrasting positions of the three rival systems of Pelagianism, Semipelagianism, and Augustinianism, or as they are denominated in their more completely developed forms, Socinianism, Arminianism, and Calvinism--tog... Read More

Assurance and Humility

I think the first essential mark of the difference between true and false assurance is to be found in the fact that the true works humility. There is nothing in the world that works such satanic, profound, God-defiant pride as false assurance; nothing works such utter humility, or brings to such utt... Read More

Creeds and Confessions

As Creeds and Confessions, their uses and their history, form a distinct subject of study by themselves, they will together in this chapter, while references will be found under the several chapters of this work to the particular Creed in which the particular doctrine is most clearly or authoritativ... Read More

Outlines of Theology: Pelagianism, Semi-Pelagianism and Augustinianism

A COMPARISON OF SYSTEMS In this chapter will be presented a brief sketch of the main contrasting positions of the three rival systems of Pelagianism, Semipelagianism, and Augustinianism, or as they are denominated in their more completely developed forms, Socinianism, Arminianism, and Calvinism--tog... Read More

Regeneration

Regeneration (from Lat. re-, again + generare, beget) is a theological term used to express the initial stage of the change experienced by one who enters upon the Christian life. It is derived from the New Testament, where the "new birth" (1 Pet. i. 3, 23; Titus iii. 5; John iii. 3 f.) is the beginn... Read More

Sola Scriptura "The Rule Of Faith And Practice"

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments, Having Been Given By Inspiration of God, Are the All-Sufficient and Only Rule of Faith and Practice, and Judge of Controversies. 1. What is meant by saying that the Scriptures are the only infallible rule of faith and practice? Whatever God teaches or co... Read More

The Inspiration Of The Bible

1. What are the necessary presuppositions, as to principles, and matters of fact, which must be admitted before the possibility of inspiration, or the inspiration of any particular book can be affirmed? 1st. The existence of a personal God, possessing the attributes of power, intelligence, and moral... Read More

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