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The Atonement: its Reality, Completeness, and Extent
Robert Smith Candlish [1806-1873]



Book Description

Title:
The Atonement: its Reality, Completeness, and Extent
Authors:
Publication Year:
Location:
London
Publisher:
T. Nelson & Sons
Pages:
400
Subjects:
Christian Doctrine, Salvation, Soteriology, Atonement
Copyright Holder:
Public domain

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I. The Question Viewed in its Relation to Human Systems and the Method of Scriptural Proof
    1. The Formularies of the Reformation as distinguished, in regard to this subject, from those of the Patristic Church
    2. The Westminster Standards—Relation between the atonement and faith—The Sovereignty of God
    3. The method of scriptural proof—Classification and examination of texts usualyy alleged againist he Calvinistic doctrine
    4. The method of scriotural proof—Nature of the evidence in favour of the Calvinistic doctrine
    5. Method of scriptural proof—Examination of Heb. ix. 13, 14—Reality and efficacy of Old Testament sacrifices of atonement
    6. The method of scriptural proof—Examination of Heb. ix, 14—The argument "a fortiori" for the atoning efficacy of the sacrifice of Christ.
  • Part II. The Question Viewed in its Practival Relation to the Gospel Call and the Acceptance of it by Faith
    1. Universal dispensation of gracious forbearance—Its connection with the atonement
    2. The dispensation of gracious forbearance—The good-will of God—The universal warrant and encouragement to believe
    3. The completeness of the atonement—Its adaptation to the real need of a sinner
    4. The divine faithfulness and human responsibility—Where the insoluble difficulty should be placed
    5. The office of faith—to appropriate Christ—A Complete atonement and a complete salvation
    6. The nature of faith—Not simply an act of the intellect—The consent of the whole inner man to the appopriating of Christ—Unites the believer to Christ
    7. The warrant of faith—The divine testimony, appealing to the divine name or nature as exhibited in the atonement
    8. The warrant of faith—The sum and substance of the divine testimony in connection witht he exhibition of the divine name in the atonement—Hypothesis of a postponed atonement
    9. The hypothesis of a postponed atonement further considered
    10. The source and origin of faith—The Spirit giving life—The life in Christ—A fruit of his complete atonement
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