A Bible Hand-Book
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A Bible Hand-Book

By F. C. (Fernandez) Holliday
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  • A BIBLE HAND-BOOK,
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • BOOK I. DOCTRINES RELATING TO GOD.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • 1. Existence.
      • 2. God Self-Existent.
    • CHAPTER II. ATTRIBUTES.
      • 1. Unity.
      • 2. Spirituality.
      • 3. Eternity.
      • 4. Immutability.
      • 5. Omnipotence.
      • 6. Omnipresence.
      • 7. Omniscience.
      • 8. Wisdom.
      • 9. Goodness.
      • 10. Holiness.
      • 11. Justice and Truth.
      • 12. Majesty and Glory.
    • CHAPTER III. PERSONALITIES IN THE GODHEAD.
      • 1. God's names have, in Hebrew, plural forms, and are connected with plural modes of speech.
      • 2. Three persons, and three only, are spoken of under Divine titles.
      • 3. Baptism is in the name of three Divine persons.
      • 4. The Apostolic Benediction is in the name of three Divine persons.
    • CHAPTER IV. DIVINITY OF CHRIST PROVEN.
      • 1. By his pre-existence.
      • 2. He was the Jehovah of the Old Testament.
      • 3. Divine Titles Ascribed to Christ.
      • 4. Divine Attributes Possessed by Him.
      • 5. Divine acts are attributed to him.
      • 6. Divine worship paid to him.
    • CHAPTER V. THE PERSON OF CHRIST.
      • 1. His Humanity.
      • 2. The Union of the Two Natures in One Hypostasis.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE HOLY GHOST.
      • 1. Proceeds from the Father and the Son.
      • 2. His Personality.
      • 3. His Deity.
      • 4. He is the Source of Inspiration.
      • 5. He is the Source of Life.
      • 6. He is the Author of the New Creation—Regeneration.
      • 7. He is the Source of Religious Comfort.
  • BOOK II. DOCTRINES RELATING TO MAN.
    • CHAPTER I. MAN'S PRIMEVAL STATE.
      • 1. Made Under Law.
      • 2. Created in the Image of God.
    • CHAPTER II. THE FALL OF MAN.
      • 1. The Temptation.
      • 2. The Transgression.
      • 3. The Results of the Fall—Physical Evil.
      • 4. Results of the Fall—Moral Evil.
      • 5. Man's Moral Nature Corrupted by the Fall.
      • 6. Depravity Hereditary.
      • 7. The Extent of Depravity is Total or Universal, in that all of Man's Powers and Faculties are Involved, but not in Degree; so that, while Man's Entire Nature is Corrupt, he may yet sink deeper in Corruption.
  • BOOK III. ATONEMENT OR REDEMPTION.
    • CHAPTER I. REDEMPTION.
      • 1. Necessity for an Atonement.
      • 2. Redemption by the Death of Christ.
      • 3. The Death of Christ a Sufficient Atonement for the Sins of the Whole World.
      • 4. The Death of Christ the Procuring Cause of Man's Salvation.
      • 5. Benefits of the Death of Christ.
    • CHAPTER II. BENEFITS OF THE DEATH OF CHRIST. CONDITIONS OF SALVATION.
      • 1. Repentance—Faith the Instrumental Cause of Man's Salvation.
      • 2. The Holy Spirit the Efficient Cause of Man's Salvation.
    • CHAPTER III. FURTHER BENEFITS OF THE DEATH OF CHRIST.
      • 1. The Right to Pray.
      • 2. The Power of Prayer.
      • 3. Divine Providence—General and Special.
      • 4. Victory over Death.
      • 5. The Immediate Reception of the Souls of the Pious into a State of Blessedness.
      • 6. The Resurrection of the Body.
    • CHAPTER IV. ELECTION, DECREES, AND FREE-WILL.
      • 1. Election.
      • 2. Scripture Doctrine of Divine Decrees.
      • 3. Freedom of the Human Will.
    • CHAPTER V. THE DOCTRINE OF A GENERAL JUDGMENT.
      • 1. The Certainty of the Judgment.
      • 2. The Judgment Subsequent to Death.
      • 3. The Judgment Subsequent to the Resurrection.
      • 4. Christ will be the Judge.
      • 5. The Decisions of the Judgment will be final and Equitable.
      • 6. The Award to the Righteous.
      • 7. The Doom of the Wicked.
      • 8. Heaven a Place of Eternal Happiness.
      • 9. Hell a Place of Endless Misery.
  • BOOK IV. THE MORAL LAW.
    • CHAPTER I. THE FIRST COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. Idolatry Forbidden.
      • 2. God is to be Worshiped.
      • 3. Threatenings Against Idolatry.
      • 4. The Judgment of God Inflicted upon the Violators of this Command.
      • 5. Instances where God's Judgments have been Visited upon Particular Transgressors of this Command.
      • 6. Idolatry Punished with Death.
      • 7. Idols are but Vanity.
      • 8. Against Inquiring Concerning Future Events of false gods, and of those professing to have familiar spirits.
      • 9. This Command Requires Us to have a God, and is therefore against Atheism.
      • 10. This Command Requires Supreme Love to God.
    • CHAPTER II. THE SECOND COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. The Use of Images Forbidden.
      • 2. Images are no Representation of God.
      • 3. The Judgments of God upon the Violators of this Command.
      • 4. Images used by Apostates as Outward Symbols in worship Offered to the true God.
      • 5. Images not to be Worshiped, though enjoined by human authority.
      • 6. Threatenings Against Idolaters.
      • 7. The following crimes partake of the nature of Idolatry, and are consequently forbidden by this Command.
      • 8. Idolatry is Debasing.
    • CHAPTER III. THE THIRD COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. Profane Swearing Forbidden.
      • 2. False Swearing Forbidden.
      • 3. Swearing by Creatures Forbidden.
      • 4. Instances of Swearing to Commit Sin, or to encourage it.
      • 5. Civil Oaths Lawful.
      • 6. Articles of Peace and Private Contracts Ratified by an Oath.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE FOURTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. The Sabbath must be kept as a Day of Rest from Secular Work.
      • 2. The Sabbath a Day for Religious Worship.
      • 3. Works of Mercy and Humanity may be Done on the Sabbath Day.
      • 4. The First Day of the Week is the Christian Sabbath.
    • CHAPTER V. THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. This Command Requires Reverence and Obedience on the Part of Children.
      • 2. It Requires Reverence to the Aged, whether they are Our Parents or not.
      • 3. God's Judgments Against Disobedient Children.
      • 4. It Requires Reverence and Submission to Magistrates and Civil Rulers.
    • CHAPTER VI. THE SIXTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. Murder is Prohibited.
      • 2. Threatenings Against Murderers.
      • 3. Cases wherein Killing a Man is not to be Punished with Death.
      • 4. Human Life Authorized to be taken by the Civil Government.
      • 5. Hatred Forbidden.
      • 6. Malice Forbidden.
      • 7. Anger Forbidden.
      • 8. Wrath Forbidden.
      • 9. Contention Forbidden.
    • CHAPTER VII. THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. The Statement of the Law.
      • 2. Threatenings Against Fornication, Adultery, etc.
      • 3. Impure Thoughts Condemned.
      • 4. Polygamy Forbidden.
      • 5. Against Divorce.
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE EIGHTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. Theft Forbidden.
      • 2. Threatenings against Theft.
      • 3. Threatenings against Robbery.
      • 4. Fraud and Cheating Forbidden.
      • 5. Precepts Concerning Landed Property.
      • 6. Precepts Concerning Things Found, Loaned, or Intrusted to Others.
      • 7. Restitution to be made to the Injured.
      • 8. Threatenings against Oppressors.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE NINTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. False Swearing is Condemned.
      • 2. Lying Is Forbidden.
      • 3. Evil Speaking Condemned.
      • 4. Slander Condemned.
      • 5. Talebearing and Backbiting Condemned.
      • 6. Reviling and Railing Condemned.
      • 7. Unprofitable Conversation Forbidden.
      • 8. Flattery is Forbidden.
    • CHAPTER X. THE TENTH COMMANDMENT.
      • 1. Covetousness Condemned.
      • 2. Unjust Means of Acquiring Property Condemned.
      • 3. The Folly of Trusting in Riches.
  • BOOK V. INSTITUTIONS OF CHRISTIANITY.
    • CHAPTER I. THE CHURCH.
      • 1. The Church a Divine Institution.
      • 2. The Unity of the Church under all Dispensations.
      • 3. God Dwells in the Church.
      • 4. The Stability of the Church.
      • 5. The Church's Prosperity Dependent upon the Divine Blessing.
      • 6. The Ultimate Universal Triumph of the Church.
      • 7. The Blessedness of Church Fellowship.
      • 8. The Duties of Christians toward Each Other.
      • 9. The Duty of Union with the Church.
      • 10. Heretics and Disorderly Persons to be Excluded.
      • 11. Prayers for the Church's Prosperity.
      • 12. Limits of Christian Fellowship.
      • 13. The Church Missionary in its Constitution.
    • CHAPTER II. THE MINISTRY.
      • 1. Ministers are Called of God.
      • 2. The Preaching of the Gospel the Great Instrument of Human Salvation.
      • 3. Ministers to be Supported.
      • 4. Different Orders in the Ministry.
      • 5. Ministers to be Examples to the Church.
    • CHAPTER III. CHRISTIAN BAPTISM.
      • 1. Baptism a Christian Duty.
      • 2. Design of Baptism.
      • 3. Examples of Baptism.
      • 4. Baptism of Households.
      • 5. The Spiritual Import and Scriptural Mode of Baptism.
    • CHAPTER IV. THE LORD'S SUPPER.
      • 1. Its Institution.
      • 2. The Obligation upon Christians to Observe it.
      • 3. The Elements to be Used.
  • BOOK VI. CHRISTIAN DUTIES AND PRIVILEGES.
    • CHAPTER I. PRAYER.
      • 1. Prayer a Duty.
      • 2. Vocal and Audible.
      • 3. With Faith and in Submission to the Will of God.
      • 4. With the Spirit of Forgiveness.
      • 5. Prayer Should be Importunate.
      • 6. Prayer should be in the Name of Christ.
      • 7. The Posture of the Body in Prayer.
      • 8. Secret Prayer.
      • 9. Public or Social Prayer.
      • 10. Prayer for Temporal Blessings.
      • 11. Examples of Answers to Prayers.
    • CHAPTER II. PRAISE TO GOD.
      • 1. Praise is a Christian Duty.
      • 2. Praise Should be Earnest.
    • CHAPTER III. FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT.
      • 1. Love.
      • 2. Joy.
      • 3. Peace.
      • 4. Long-Suffering.
      • 5. Gentleness.
      • 6. Goodness.
      • 7. Meekness.
      • 8. Temperance.
      • 9. Faith.
    • CHAPTER IV. RELATIVE DUTIES OF CHRISTIANS TOWARD EACH OTHER.
      • 1. To Love one Another.
      • 2. To Live in Peace.
      • 3. Christian Forbearance.
      • 4. Duty to Forgive One Another.
      • 5. True Friendship.
      • 6. To be Benevolent.
      • 7. Liberality Rewarded.
      • 8. Encouragements to Liberality.
    • CHAPTER V. DOMESTIC DUTIES.
      • 1. The Marriage Relation Instituted and Recommended.
      • 2. Cautions against Improper Marriages.
      • 3. Mutual Duties of Husbands and Wives.
      • 4. Duty of Parents to their Children.
      • 5. Duty of Children to their Parents.
      • 6. Disobedient Children Punished.
      • 7. Divorce.
      • 8. Polygamy.
  • BOOK VII. CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.
    • 1. Repentance.
      • 2. Regeneration.
    • CHAPTER I. CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.
      • 1. Conviction for Sin.
      • 2. Sinners Called Upon to Repent.
      • 3. God Expostulates with Sinners.
      • 4. Repentance Demanded.
      • 5. Repentance Includes Sorrow for Sin, and Confession.
      • 6. Genuine Repentance Acceptable to God.
      • 7. Repentance Includes Reformation.
      • 8. Conversion, including Pardon and Regeneration.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • 1. Evidences of Regeneration.
      • 2. Christian Holiness.
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