Zacharias Ursinus Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism CHRIST’S DESCENT INTO HELL Question 44. Why is there added, “he descended into hell?” Answer. That in my greatest temptations, I may be assured, and wholly comfort myself in this, that my Lord Jesus Christ, by his inexpressible anguish, pains, terrors, and hellish agonies, in which he was… Read More Did Jesus Descend into Hell?
Cyril Lukaris was was the Patriarch of Alexandria (1602-1620) and the Patriarch of Constantinople from 1620 until his death in 1638. He corresponded with several European Protestants for many years, eventually resulting in his acceptance of the Reformed Faith. He was accused of treason against Murad IV, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and was arrested… Read More The Confession of Cyril Lukaris (1629)
Zacharias Ursinus Commentary on the Heidelberg Catechism, pp. 10-16. I. What is catechising, or the system of catechisation? II. Has it always been practiced in the church, or what is its origin? III. What are the principal parts thereof? IV. Why is it necessary? V. What is its design? I. WHAT IS CATECHISATION? The Greek… Read More The Importance of Catechesis
Samuel Rutherford The Divine Right of Church Government and Excommunication pp. 95–100 Cap. I. Q. 1. Whether or not Human Ceremonies in Gods Worship, can consist with the perfection of God’s Word? These human ceremonies we cannot but reject upon these grounds; Arg. 1. Our first Argument is: Every positive and religious observance, and rite in God’s worship,… Read More All Additions to God’s Worship are Unlawful
The Reformed Faith An Exposition of the Westminster Confession of Faith Robert Shaw Chapter II. Of God and of the Holy Trinity Section I. There is but one only living and true God, who is infinite in being and perfection, a most pure spirit, invisible, without body, parts, or passions, immutable, immense, eternal, incomprehensible, almighty,… Read More Of God and the Holy Trinity (1) | Robert Shaw
The Perpetuity and Change of the Sabbath by Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) “Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there… Read More The Perpetuity and Change of the Sabbath | Jonathan Edwards