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CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME.

PART III. (Continued,
CHAPTER XV.
REGENERATION.
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§ 1. Usage of the word Regeneration 3
§ 2. Nature of Regeneration 5

Not a Change in the Substance of the Soul. — Not an Act of the Soul. -- Doctor Emmon's Doctrine. — Professor Finney's Doc-trine. — Doctor Nathaniel Taylor's View. — Not a Change in any one Faculty. — Not merely Illumination. — Not a Change of the Higher Powers of the Soul exclusively. — Modern Speculative Views. — I':brard's Doctrine. — Delitzsch's Doctrine

25

Doctrine of the Latin Church

27

Doctrine of the Church of England

28
§ 3. The Evangelical Doctrine 29

Exposition of the Doctrine

30

An Act of Divine Power

31

In the Subjective Sense of the Word not an Act

32

It is a New Principle of Life. — A New Birth. — A New Heart. — The whole Soul the Subject of it

36
§ 4. Objections to the Evangelical Doctrine 37
CHAPTER XVI.
FAITH.
§ 1. Preliminary Remarks 41
§ 2. Psychological Nature of Faith 42

Primary Idea of Faith is Trust. — More limited Sense of the Word Definitions of Faith founded on its Subjective Nature, —

First, a Degree of Conviction less than Knowledge, but stronger than Opinion

46

Second, a Conviction determined by the Will

49

Definition founded on the Objects of Faith. — Conviction of the Truth of Things not seen

53

Definitions founded on the Kind of Evidence on which the Conviction rests, —

First, a Conviction founded on Feeling

52

Second, a Conviction founded on Testimony

60
iv§ 3. Different Kinds of Faith 67
§ 4. Relation of Faith and Knowledge 75
§ 5. Relation of Faith and Feeling 88
§ 6. Relation of Faith and Love 93
§ 7. Object of Saving Faith 95
§ 8. Effects of Faith 104

Assurance

106

Certainty of Salvation

110
CHAPTER XVII.
JUSTIFICATION.
§ 1. Symbolical Statement of the Doctrine 114
§ 2. Justification a forensic Act 118

Proof of the Doctrine

120

Calvin's Doctrine

133
§ 3. Works not the Ground of Justification 134

Romish Doctrine. — Remonstrant Doctrine. — Protestant Doctrine

137
§ 4. The Righteousness of Christ the Ground of Justification 141
§ 5. Imputation of Righteousness 144
§ 6. Proof of the Doctrine of Imputation 150
§ 7. Consequences of the Imputation of Christ's Righteousness 161
§ 8. Relation of Faith to Justification 165

Romish Doctrine. — Remonstrant Doctrine. — Protestant Doctrine

170
§ 9. Objections to the Protestant Doctrine of Justification 171
§ 10. Departures from the Protestant Doctrine 179

Osiander. — Stancarus. — Piscator. — Arminian Doctrine

185
§ 11. Modern Views on Justification 195

Rationalistic Theories. — Philosophical Theories. — Speculative Theologians

199
CHAPTER XVIII.
SANCTIFICATION.
§ 1. Its Nature 213

Supernatural

213
§ 2. Wherein it consists 220
§ 3. Method of 226
§ 4. Fruits of 231

Nature of Good Works. — Romish Doctrine. — Works of Supererogation. — Precepts and Counsels

235
§ 5. Necessity of Good Works 238

Antinomianism

241
§ 6. Relation of Good Works to Reward 241
§ 7. Perfectionism 245
§ 8. Theories of Perfectionism 256

Pelagian. — Romish. — Arminian. — Oberlin

251
vCHAPTER XIX.
THE LAW.
§ 1 Preliminary Principles 259

Theism the Foundation of the Moral Law. — Christian Liberty in Matters of Indifference. — Scriptural Use of the Word “Law.” — Different Kinds of Laws. — Perfection of the Law. — The Decalogue. — Rules of Interpretation

272
§ 2. Division of the Contents of the Decalogue 272
§ 3. The Preface to the Ten Commandments 275
  § 4. The First Commandment 277
§ 5. Invocation of Saints 281

Mariolatry

285
  § 6. The Second Commandment 290

Worship of Images forbidden. — Doctrine and Usage of the Romish Church

296

Relics

300
  § 7. The Third Commandment 305

Import of the Command. — Oaths. — Romish Doctrine. — Vows. — Monastic Vows

319
  § 8. The Fourth Commandment 321

Its Design. — Origin and Perpetual Obligation of the Sabbath

323

How it is to be sanctified

336

Sunday Laws

340
  § 9. The Fifth Commandment.— Its Design 348

Filial Relation. — Parental Duties. — The Obedience due to Civil Magistrates

356

Obedience to the Church

360
  § 10. The Sixth Commandment. — Its Design 362

Capital Punishment

363

Self-defence. — War. — Suicide. — Duelling

368
  § 11. The Seventh Commandment 368

Celibacy. — Marriage a Divine Institution

376

As a Civil Institution

377

Monogamy

389

Converted Polygamists

387

Divorce

391

Doctrine of the Church of Rome. — In what Sense Marriage is a Sacrament

398

Laws of Protestant Countries

401

The Social Evil

406

Prohibited Marriages

407
vi  § 12. The Eighth Commandment 421

Foundation of the Right of Property. — Community of Goods. --Communism and Socialism. — International Society — Violations of the Eighth Commandment

434
  § 13. The Ninth Commandment 437

Importance of Truth. — Detraction.— Falsehood. — Mental Reservation. — Pious Frauds. — False Miracles

452
  § 14. The Tenth Commandment 463
CHAPTER XX.
THE MEANS OF GRACE.
  § 1. The Word of God 466

Office of the Word as a Means of Grace. — Lutheran Doctrine

479
  § 2. The Sacraments 485

Their Nature. — Usage of the Word. — Theological Definition. — Lutheran Doctrine. — Romish Doctrine. — Remonstrant Doctrine

490
§ 3. Number of the Sacraments 492
§ 4. Efficacy of the Sacraments 49S

Zwinglian and Remonstrant Doctrine. — Reformed Doctrine. — Lutheran Doctrine. — Romish Doctrine. — The “Ex Opere Operato” Doctrine

509
§ 5. The Necessity of the Sacraments 516
§ 6. The Validity of the Sacraments 523
  § 7. Baptism 526

Its Mode. — Use of the Word

526
§ 8. The Formula of Baptism 539
§ 9. The Subjects of Baptism. — Qualifications for Adult Baptism 541
§ 10. Infant Baptism 548

Visible Church is a Divine Institution. — It does not consist exclusively of the Regenerate. — The Commonwealth of Israel was the Church. — The Church under the Christian Dispensation Identical with that of the Old. — The Terms of Admission into the Church the Same under both Dispensations. — Infants were Members of the Church under the Old Testament Economy. — They are still Members of the Church. — They need and are capable of receiving the Benefits of Redemption

55S
§ 11. Whose Children are entitled to Baptism? 558

Usage of the Church of Rome. — Theories adopted by many Protestants. — President Edwards's Doctrine. — The Half-Way Covenant

567

Puritan Doctrine. — Usage of the Reformed Churches

573
§ 12. Efficacy of Baptism 579

Doctrine of the Reformed Churches. — Baptismal Regeneration

591
vii§ 13. Lutheran Doctrine of Baptism 604
§ 14. Doctrine of the Church of Rome 605
  § 15. The Lord’s Supper 511

Of Perpetual Obligation

511

Elements to be Used. — Sacramental Actions. — Its Design. — Qualifications for the Lord's Supper

629
§ 16. Doctrine of the Reformed Churches 626

Zwinglian View. — Calvin's Doctrine. — The Form of Statement in which the Zwinglians and Calvinists Agree

631

The Sense in which Christ is Present in the Sacrament

637

Manducation

643

What is Received in the Lord's Supper

645

The Efficacy of the Lord's Supper

647
§ 17. Modern Views on this Sacrament 650
§ 18. The Lutheran Doctrine 661
§ 19. Doctrine of the Church of Rome 677

Transubstantiation. — Withholding the Cup from the Laity

685

The Lord's Supper as a Sacrifice

685
  § 20. Prayer 692

The Object of Prayer

700

Requisites for Acceptable Prayer

701

Different Kinds of Prayer

705

Public Prayer

707

Power of Prayer

708
PART IV.
ESCHATOLOGY.
CHAPTER I.
STATE OF THE SOUL AFTER DEATH.
§ 1. Protestant Doctrine 718

The Old Testament Doctrine on the Future State

716

Intermediate State

724
§ 2. Sleep of the Soul 730
§ 3. Patristic Doctrine of the Intermediate State 733
§ 4. Doctrine of the Church of Rome 743

Purgatory

749
CHAPTER II.
RESURRECTION.
§ 1. Scriptural Doctrine 771
§ 2. History of the Doctrine 781
viiiCHAPTER III.
SECOND ADVENT.
§ 1. Preliminary Remarks 790
§ 2. The Church Doctrine 792
§ 3. Personal Advent of Christ 792
§ 4. Calling of the Gentiles 800
§ 5. Conversion of the Jews 805

Are the Jews to be Restored to their Own Land?

807
§ 6. Antichrist 812

The Papacy the Antichrist of St. Paul.— The Antichrist of Daniel

823

The Antichrist of the Apocalypse

825

Roman Catholic Doctrine of Antichrist

831
CHAPTER IV.
CONCOMITANTS OF THE SECOND ADVENT.
§ 1. The General Resurrection 837
§ 2. The Final Judgment 844
§ 3. The End of the World 851
§ 4. The Kingdom of Heaven 855
§ 5. Theory of the Premillennial Advent 861

Did the Apostles expect the Second Advent in their Day?

867
§ 6. Future Punishment 868

Duration of Future Punishment.— Objections to the Scriptural Doctrine

878
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