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Cover of: The Christian Faith by Michael S. Horton
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The Christian Faith
a systematic theology for pilgrims on the way

Published by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich. .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Knowing God : the presuppositions of theology.
Dissonant dramas : paradigms for knowing God and the world
The character of theology : a theoretical or a practical science?
The source of theology : revelation
Scripture as covenant canon
The Bible and the church : from Scripture to system
pt. 2. God who lives.
God : the incommunicable attributes
God : the communicable attributes
The Holy Trinity
pt. 3. God who creates.
The decree : Trinity and predestination
Creation : God's time for us
Providence : God's care for all He has made
Being human
The fall of humanity
pt. 4. God who rescues.
The person of Christ
The state of humiliation : Christ's threefold office
The state of exaltation : the Servant who is Lord
pt. 5. God who reigns in grace.
Called to be saints : Christ's presence in the Spirit
Union with Christ
Forensic aspects of union with Christ : justification and adoption
The way forward in grace : sanctification and perseverance
The hope of glory : "those whom He justified He also glorified" (Ro 8:30)
The kingdom of grace and the New Covenant church
Word and sacrament : the means of grace
Baptism and the Lord's Supper
The attributes of the church : unity, catholicity, and holiness
Apostolicity : a fellowship of receivers and deliverers
pt. 6. God who reigns in glory.
A dwelling place
The return of Christ and the last judgment
The last battle and life everlasting

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination 1052 p.
Dimensions 24 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25159537M
ISBN 10 0310286042
ISBN 13 9780310286042


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