Christian Doctrine of God by James S. Candlish

James Smith Candlish was Professor of Systematic Theology in the Free Church College, Glasgow. My thanks to Book Aid for making this public domain title available for digitisation.

James Smith Candlish [1835–1892], The Christian Doctrine of God. Handbooks for Bible Classes and Private Students. Edinburgh: T & T Clark, [1888]. Hbk. pp.142. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction

Presupposition of the Kingdom of God: God is the Infinite Spirit

  1. The Personal Author and Governor of Nature
  2. The Doctrine of Creation
  3. The Doctrine of Providence
  4. The Attributes of God Manifested in Creation and Providence

Main Revelation of the Kingdom of God: God is Holy Love

  1. The Kingdom of God Reveals Him as Holy Love
  2. Comparison of Other Conceptions
  3. Evidence of the the Truth of the Christian Conception
  4. The Moral Attributes of God
  5. God’s Plan of the Universe

Presupposition of the Kingdom of God: God is Three in One

  1. The Christian Kingdom f God Implies a Trinity
  2. The Son of God
  3. The Spirit of God
  4. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
  5. Relation of the Christian Doctrine to Those of Other Systems
  6. The Trinity in Relation to God as Spirit and as Holy Love