Objections to Infant Baptism Answered | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism   Heidelberg Catechism Question 74. Are infants also to be baptized? Answer. Yes, for since they as well as the adult are included in the covenant and church of God; and since redemption from sin by the blood of Christ, and the Holy Ghost, the author of… Read More Objections to Infant Baptism Answered | Zacharius Ursinus

Of Faith: Justifying and Non Justifying | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from his book, A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism Of Faith The subject of faith is introduced next in order: 1. Because it is the means by which we are made partakers of the Mediator. 2. Because the preaching of the gospel profits nothing without faith. In speaking of faith, we must enquire: I.… Read More Of Faith: Justifying and Non Justifying | Zacharius Ursinus

Of the Covenant of Grace (part 1) | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from his book, A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism   OF THE COVENANT OF GOD It has been shown, that a Mediator is one who reconciles parties that are at variance, as God and men. This reconciliation is called in the Scriptures a Covenant, which has particular reference to the Mediator, inasmuch as every… Read More Of the Covenant of Grace (part 1) | Zacharius Ursinus

Of the Covenant of Grace (part 2) | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from his book, A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism   OF THE GOSPEL OF GOD In the third question of the CatechismĀ it is asked: Whence knowest thou thy misery? Out of the law of God. So it is now asked: Whence knowest thou thy deliverance? Out of the gospel. Having, therefore, spoken of the… Read More Of the Covenant of Grace (part 2) | Zacharius Ursinus

Concerning the Mediator Between God and Man | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from his book, A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism   CONCERNING THE MEDIATOR The doctrine of the Mediator, which is intimately connected with the glory of God and our comfort, must be carefully considered for the following reasons: 1. That we may acknowledge and magnify the mercy of God, in that he has given… Read More Concerning the Mediator Between God and Man | Zacharius Ursinus

Concerning Afflictions On The Just And The Unjust | Zacharius Ursinus

Excerpted from his book, A Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism   CONCERNING AFFLICTIONS There are three questions which particularly claim our attention in regard to afflictions: I. How many kinds of afflictions are there? II. What are the causes of them? III. What comforts may be opposed to them? I. HOW MANY KINDS OF AFFLICTIONS… Read More Concerning Afflictions On The Just And The Unjust | Zacharius Ursinus