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Instruction in faith (1537)

Author: Jean Calvin; Paul T Fuhrmann
Publisher: Philadelphia : Westminster Press, ©1949.
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This translation of a very enlightening book includes all the essentials of Calvin's position, unobscured by complicated discussions characteristic of Calvin's later writings. "Exhibits the living  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
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Calvin, Jean, 1509-1564.
Instruction in faith (1537).
Philadelphia, Westminster Press [1949]
(OCoLC)609266530
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Calvin; Paul T Fuhrmann
ISBN: 0664253148 9780664253141
OCLC Number: 3088504
Description: 96 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: All men are born in order to know God --
What difference there is between true and false religion --
What we must know of God --
Man --
Free will --
Sin and death --
How we are delivered and restored to life --
The law of the Lord --
The summary of the law --
What comes to us from the law alone --
The law is a preparation to come to Christ --
We apprehend Christ through faith --
Election and predestination --
What true faith is --
Faith is a gift of God --
We are justified in Christ through faith --
We are sanctified through faith in order to obey the law --
Repentance and regeneration --
How the righteousness through good deeds and the righteousness through faith fit and harmonize together --
The symbol of the faith --
What hope is --
Prayer --
What one must consider in prayer --
Exposition of the Lord's Prayer --
Perseverance in prayer --
The sacraments --
What the sacrament is --
Baptism --
The supper of the Lord --
The pastors of the church and their power --
Human traditions --
Excommunication --
The magistrate or civic officer.
Other Titles: Instruction et confession de foy.
Responsibility: by John Calvin ; translated with a historical foreword and critical and explanatory notes by Paul T. Fuhrmann.

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