The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland with which are included Knox's confession and the book of discipline
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The History of the Reformation of Religion in Scotland with which are included Knox's confession and the book of discipline

By John Knox
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  • THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLAND
  • INTRODUCTORY NOTE.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • APPENDIX.
  • THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLAND
  • BOOK FIRST.[1]
    • 1422-1558.
  • BOOK SECOND.[126]
    • 1558-1559.
  • BOOK THIRD.[151]
    • 1559-1561.
  • BOOK FOURTH.[177]
    • 1561-1564.
  • APPENDIX.
  • KNOX'S CONFESSION.[242]
    • The Preface.
    • Of God.—Cap. I.
    • Of the Creation of Man.—Cap. II.
    • Of Original Sin.—Cap. III.
    • Of the Revelation of the Promise.—Cap. IV.
    • The Continuance, Increase, and Preservation of the Kirk.—Cap. V.
    • Of the Incarnation of Christ Jesus.—Cap. VI.
    • Why it behoved the Mediator to be very God and very Man.—Cap. VII.
    • Election.—Cap. VIII.
    • Christ's Death, Passion, Burial, etc.—Cap. IX.
    • Resurrection.—Cap. X.
    • Ascension.—Cap. XI.
    • Faith in the Holy Ghost.—Cap. XII.
    • The Cause of Good Works.—Cap. XIII.
    • What Works are reputed good before God.—Cap. XIV.
    • The Perfection of the Law and Imperfection of Man.—Cap. XV.
    • Of the Kirk.—Cap. XVI.
    • The Immortality of the Souls.—Cap. XVII.
    • Of the notes by which the True Kirk is discerned from the false, and who shall be judge of the doctrine.—Cap. XVIII.
    • The Authority of the Scriptures.—Cap. XIX.
    • Of General Councils, of their Power, Authority, and Causes of their Convention.—Cap. XX.
    • Of the Sacraments.—Cap. XXI.
    • Of the right Administration of the Sacraments.—Cap. XXII.
    • To whom Sacraments Appertain.—Cap. XXIII.
    • Of the Civil Magistrate.—Cap. XXIV.
    • The Gifts freely given to the Kirk.—Cap. XXV.
  • THE BOOK OF DISCIPLINE.[245]
    • I. Of Doctrine.
    • II. Of Sacraments.
    • III. Touching the Abolition of Idolatry.
    • IV. Concerning Ministers and their Lawful Election.
    • V. Concerning Provision for the Ministers, and for Distribution of the Rents and Possessions justly appertaining to the Kirk.
    • VI. Of the Superintendents.[252]
    • VII. Of Schools and Universities.
    • VIII. Of the Rents and Patrimony of the Kirk.
    • IX. Of Ecclesiastical Discipline.
    • X. Touching the Election of Elders and Deacons, etc.
    • XI. Concerning the Policy of the Church.
    • XII. For Preaching and Interpretation of Scriptures, etc.
    • XIII. Of Marriage.
    • XIV. Of Burial.
    • XV. For Reparation of Churches.
    • XVI. For Punishment of those that Profane the Sacraments and do contemn the Word of God, and dare presume to minister them, not being thereto lawfully called.
    • The Conclusion.
  • Act of Secret Council, xxvii January, Anno &c., 1560.[272]
  • GLOSSARY
    • OF OBSOLETE AND SCOTS WORDS AND PHRASES.
  • INDEX.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's note:
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