4 edition of The substance of Christian religion found in the catalog.
The substance of Christian religion
1597 by By R.F. for Iohn Oxenbridge dwelling in Paules churchyard at the signe of the Parrot in Imprinted at London .
Written in English
|Other titles||Grounds of religion which are necessarie to be knovvne of euery one that may be admitted to the Supper of the Lord|
|Statement||by Amandus Polanus ... ; the first booke concerneth faith, the second concerneth good workes, the principall points whereof are contained in a short table hereunto annexed|
|Series||Early English books, 1475-1640 -- 1839:6|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 300,  p|
|Number of Pages||300|
For anyone struggling with an addiction, attempting to live in recovery, or seeking to understand the mind of an addict they love, Dr. And in such only as worthily receive the same, they have a wholesome effect or operation; but they that receive them unworthily, purchase to themselves condemnation, as St. The second notion under which I commend it respects the Work it self, or the manner of the Authors handling it, which is done so soundly and solidly, so judiciously and exactly, so methodically and orderly, and with that familiar plainness, perspicuity and clearness, that it gives place to no other in this kind either ancient or modern, either in our own, or any other Language which ever yet came to my view; in which regard I may say of it, as it is said of the virtuous woman; Many have done excellently, but this our Author exceeds them all. Wherefore the sacrifice of masses, in the which it is commonly said that the priest doth offer Christ for the quick and the dead, to have remission of pain or guilt, is a blasphemous fable and dangerous deceit. Given the influential nature of this book for the formation of the Westminster Confession of faith which is of course a foundational set of statements for Reformed doctrine, reading the book that contributed greatly to the thoughts of those at the Westminster Assembly seems to be in order.
The Muratorian Canon, which is believed to date to A. There are so many wonderful stories of people who have experienced finding God while being addicted to alcohol, drugs, etc. While A Body of Divinity is arguably not as focused on application as other Puritan works, it nevertheless contains a proverbial one stop shop if you will of Reformed doctrine. Externally, heavily worn. The spine is ribbed with gilt lettering.
However, please note that while I encourage reading, I encourage those that have an addiction seek professional help. For anyone struggling with an addiction, attempting to live in recovery, or seeking to understand the mind of an addict they love, Dr. Authorship is ascribed to John, but little else is known about the writer. Ussher presents what he calls fifty heads, each of which address various elements of the faith and doctrine.
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Catholics, Orthodox, LutheransAnglicans or Baptistswhile others are just a few small churches, and in most cases the relative size is not evident in this list except for the denominational group or movement as a whole e.
Since the Aristotelian term ousia  was commonly translated in Latin as essentia essence or substantia substance the Greek term homoousios was consequently translated into Latin as coessentialis or consubstantialis. This edition is newly typeset and has a new Introduction by Dr. Catechistically propounded and explained, by way of Question and Answer.
Francis Nigel Lee, Professor-Emeritus of the Queensland Presbyterian Theological College "Among those volumes that are most useful for understanding British Reformed theology of the 17th century and especially that of the Westminster Assembly few are as valuable and therefore welcome in republication as Ussher's Body of Divinity.
Ussher presents what he calls fifty heads, each of which address various elements of the faith and doctrine.
His colorful history is inseparable from that of Irish Christianity and from major events transpiring simultaneously in England and Scotland.
All four books cover the life of Jesus with many similarities, but sometimes contradictions in their portrayals. The Baptism of young children is to be retained in the Church.
Further articles[ edit ] [The following Article from the Methodist Protestant Discipline is placed here by the Uniting Conference American Addiction Centers Addiction is a deadly disease that takes over your whole body and mind.
Article XXII - Of the Rites and Ceremonies of Churches It is not necessary that rites and ceremonies should in all places be the same, or exactly alike; for they have been always different, and may be changed according to the diversity of countries, times, and men's manners, so that nothing be ordained against God's Word.
Some modern scholars have pointed out that Greek term homoousios is properly translated as coessential, while consubstantial has a much wider spectrum of meanings.
Those five commonly called sacraments, that is to say, confirmationpenanceordersmatrimonyand extreme unctionare not to be counted for Sacraments of the Gospel; being such as have partly grown out of the corrupt following of the apostles, and partly are states of life allowed in the Scriptures, but yet have not the like nature of Baptism and the Lord's Supper, because they have not any visible sign or ceremony ordained of God.
Both the Old Testament and the New Testament have undergone changes over the centuries, including the the publication of the King James Bible in and the addition of several books that were discovered later. It was not one of the Articles of Religion voted upon by the three churches.
Some in the church, inspired by Paul, began to write and circulate their own letters, and so historians believe that some books of the New Testament attributed to Paul were in fact written by disciples and imitators. The book was written as an introductory textbook on the Protestant faith for those with some learning already and covered a broad range of theological topics from the doctrines of church and sacraments to justification by faith alone and Christian liberty, and it vigorously attacked the teachings of those Calvin considered unorthodox, particularly Roman Catholicism to which Calvin says he had been "strongly devoted" before his conversion to Protestantism.
Church of the Holy Sepulchrea center for Christian unity in Jerusalem Some bodies included on this list do not consider themselves denominations. In it he helps readers answer tough questions, such as - Am I an addict? Taylor, and J. Article XIII - Of the Church The visible church of Christ is a congregation of faithful men in which the pure Word of God is preached, and the Sacraments duly administered according to Christ's ordinance, in all those things that of necessity are requisite to the same.
Ussher soaked himself in the Holy Scriptures without ceasing. With that said, after a little bit of effort, the reader will be able to grasp what is being said quite easily.
Article XV - Of Speaking in the Congregation in Such a Tongue as the People Understand It is a thing plainly repugnant to the Word of God, and the custom of the primitive churchto have public prayer in the church, or to minister the Sacraments, in a tongue not understood by the people.To survive the tidal wave of compulsive behavior and addiction, Christians must learn to breathe under water and discover God s love and compassion.
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The substance of Christian religion: soundly set forth in two bookes, by definitions and partitions, framed according to the rules of a naturall method, by Amandus Polanus professor of diuinitie.
The first booke concerneth faith. The second concerneth good workes. The principall pointes whereof are contained in a short table hereunto annexed. Excerpt from A Body of Divinity, Vol. 1 of 2: Wherein the Doctrines of the Christian Religion Are Explained and Defended; Being the Substance of Several Lectures on the Assembly's Larger Catechism Dr.
Ridceley's Body of Divinity, if viewed, not in any one point of light, but in all its aspects, will, probably, be pronounced the best book of its Author: Thomas Ridgeley.
THE SUBSTANCE OF Christian Religion: OR A plain and easy draft of the Christian CATECHISM IN 52 Lectures, on chosen Texts of Scripture, For each Lord’s Day of the Year, Learnedly and. Read Institutes of the Christian Religion Book 2 from author John Calvin.
Find more Christian classics for theology and Bible study at Bible Study Tools. This is the complete text of "Form and Substance in the Religions", an essay by Frithjof Schuon which appeared in the journal "Studies in Comparative Religion", Summer Edition (Vol.
8, No. 3).