THE CHRISTIAN’S REASONABLE SERVICE – X

Anthropology: The Doctrine of Man   Concerning Man, Particularly the Soul Having discussed the most eminent creatures of heaven, the angels, we will now proceed to consider the most eminent creature upon earth, man. In the original language, the Hebrew tongue, man is called אדם …

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Angels and Devils Since angels and men have the highest measure of perfection among all creatures, we shall consider them separately. First, we shall consider the angels. The Name “Angel” Defined The name Angel (Hebrew: מלאך Maleach) is used for a variety of persons in …

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The Creation of the World Having considered the intrinsic works of God, we proceed to consider His extrinsic works—in the realm of nature and in the realm of grace. His works in nature are creation as well as His providence in regard to His creation. …

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CHAPTER SEVEN: The Covenant of Redemption Between God the Father and God the Son Concerning the Elect; or, the Counsel of Peace Having considered the decrees of God in general, and the predestination of men in particular, we now proceed to the discussion of the covenant …

THE CHRISTIAN’S REASONABLE SERVICE – VI

CHAPTER SIX: Eternal Predestination: Election and Reprobation General Observations about Predestination Having spoken of the decrees of God in general, we shall now proceed with a discussion of the specific decrees of God, speaking particularly of those relating to man’s salvation and damnation. Due to repeated …

THE CHRISTIAN’S REASONABLE SERVICE – V

Theology: The Doctrine of God CHAPTER FIVE The Decrees of God: General Observations Having considered the principal sources from which God may be known, and who and what He is in His Being, attributes, and the Persons of the Godhead, we proceed with a discussion …

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Theology: The Doctrine of God CHAPTER FOUR The Divine Persons The Holy Trinity Having considered the name, the essence, and the attributes of God, we will now turn to the mystery of all mysteries, the Holy Trinity. Throughout history all parties opposed to the truth …

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Theology: The Doctrine of God CHAPTER THREE The Essence of God We considered in the previous chapter the two principal sources from which the knowledge of God may be derived: nature and the Holy Scriptures. We will now proceed with a consideration of God Himself. …

THE CHRISTIAN’S REASONABLE SERVICE – I

Theology: The Doctrine of God CHAPTER ONE The Knowledge of God from Nature The title of this book, The Christian’s Reasonable Service, has been derived from Romans 12:1, “… which is your reasonable service.” Religion consists of four matters: 1) its foundation or basis, 2) …