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CHAPTER 1. introductory: (1) natural and revealed religion, (2) the holy scriptures.

introductory. I. Natural and Revealed Religion. II. The Holy Scriptures. We are about to attempt a statement of the main doctrines of the Christian Faith, taken as the expressions of truths divinely revealed in the Scriptures, and divinely adjusted to the nature and needs of man. We desire to state ... Read More

CHAPTER II. the doctrine of god: (1) theism, (2) the holy trinity.

The Doctrine of God. I. Theism. II. The Holy Trinity. I. Theism. In these pages, of course, no attempt is made to elaborate the argument for God from man and nature. We have seen already that the Christian doctrines, which are our real concern here, very largely assume that argument as, more or less... Read More

CHAPTER III. the doctrine of the father

The Doctrine of God (continued). The Doctrine of the Father On this most sacred region of truth much is best said under the Doctrine of the Son, and that of the Spirit. The study of Their revealed glory, aways related to that of the Father, who is Their fountain, best illustrates His. And thus, on t... Read More

CHAPTER IV. the doctrine of the son.

The Doctrine of the Son I. The Person of Christ. We approach the subject of the Person and Work of our most sacred Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. He is "the Son of God, the Word of the Father, begotten from everlasting of the Father, very and eternal God, of one substance with the Father." Being suc... Read More

CHAPTER IX. the doctrine of the church.

The Doctrine of the Church. "That Church of Christ which we properly term His body mystical, can be but one; neither can that one be sensibly discerned by any man, inasmuch as the parts thereof are some in heaven already with Christ, and the rest that are on earth (albeit their natural persons be vi... Read More

CHAPTER V. the doctrine of the son (continued).

The Doctrine of the Son (continued). II. The Work of Christ. (1) As regards Creation generally, Scripture reveals the Eternal Son, the Logos, the living Fiat of the Father’s will, is concerned specially and vitally with the act of creation. "Through Him all things" (which begin to be) "came into bei... Read More

CHAPTER VI. the work of christ (continued).

The Doctrine of Christ (continued) III. The Work of Christ (continued) The Resurrection, Ascension, Session, and Return. We do not state here the proof of the fact of our Lord’s Resurrection. That all-important question falls under Christian Evidence. We assume here the convergence of manifold demon... Read More

CHAPTER VII. the doctrine of the holy spirit.

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit I. The Personallty of the Holy Spirit. II. The Work of the Holy Spirit. III. History of the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit. (1) We have already (p. 22) touched on the revelation of a Third Person within the Divine Being, a Third Agent in the divine action on and in creat... Read More

CHAPTER VIII. the doctrine of man.

The Doctrine of Man. I. Man as Created. II. Man as Fallen. III. Man as Restored. I. Man as Created. Scripture gives no formulated Anthropology. But in its representation of man, as in its revelation of God, it gives facts and principles, inviting reverent formulation. It implies meanwhile two provis... Read More

CHAPTER X. the doctrine of the ministry.

The Doctrine of the Ministry The New Testament contains numerous allusions to offices and officers in the visible Church, and to a special designation and ordination of men to Church functions, sufficient to justify the words of Art. XXIII.: "It is not lawful for any man to take upon him the office ... Read More

CHAPTER XI. the doctrine of the sacraments.

The Doctrine of the Sacraments. "Sacraments ordained of Christ be not only badges or tokens of Christian men’s profession, but rather they be certain sure witnesses and effectual signs of grace and God’s good-will towards us, by the which He doth work invisibly in us, and doth not only quicken (exci... Read More

Glorify Christ

It was a secret as deep but also as simple as possible; it was the Lord Jesus Christ. Really and literally, Jesus Christ was the one ruling consideration for St. Paul; not himself, his claims, position, influence, feelings; not even the Church. To him the Church was inestimably precious, but the Lor... Read More

Homesick for Heaven

He is as much alive in human life as the worldling is, and more. He cordially loves his dear ones; he is the open-hearted friend, the helpful neighbor, the loving and loyal citizen and subject, the unattentive and intelligent worker in his daily path of duty. Time with its contents is full of realit... Read More

Moule, H.C.G. (Handley Carr Glyn) (1841-1920) Short Bio

Handley Carr Glyn Moule was the youngest of eight sons of the vicar of Fordington, Dorchester. He was educated at home with his brothers prior to attending university at Cambridge, where he excelled in his studies. He was ordained in 1867 and was curate at Fordington before being appointed as sub-de... Read More

Name of Jesus

THE NAME unique and glorious; the Name Supreme, the I AM; to be His Name now, not only as He is from eternity, the everlasting Son of the Father, but as He became also in time the suffering and risen Savior of sinners. In His whole character and work He is invested now with the transcendent glory an... Read More

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