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10.-It cannot be proved from Scripture, that believers under the Old Testa-
ment, before the Ascension of Christ, were in Heaven
11. It is a matter of doubt, whether believers under the Old Testament under-
stood that the legal ceremonies were types of Christ and of his benefits..
12. Christ has died for all men and for every individual...
13 & 14.—Original Sin will condemn no man.—In every nation, all infants who
die without [having committed] actual sins, are saved
15. If the Heathen, and those who are strangers to the true knowledge of God,
do those things which by the powers of nature they are enabled to do,
God will not condemn them, but will reward these their works by a more
enlarged knowledge by which they may be brought to salvation .....
16.—The works of the unregenerate can be pleasing to God, and are (according
to BORRIUS) the occasion, and (according to ARMINIUS) the impulsive
cause, by which God will be moved to communicate to them his saving
17.—God will not deny his grace to any one who does what is in him.............
18.-God undoubtedly converts, without the external preaching of the Gospel,
great numbers of persons to the saving knowledge of Christ, among those
[ubi est] who have no outward preaching; and He effects such conver-
sions either by the inward revelation of the Holy Spirit, or by the minis-
try of angels. (BORRIUS & ARMINIUS.)..
19.—Before his fall, Adam had not the power to believe, because there was no
necessity for faith; God, therefore, could not require faith from him
20.-It cannot possibly be proved from the Sacred Writings, that the angels are
21. (I.)—It is a new, heretical and Sabellian mode of speaking, nay it is blas-
phemous, to say "that the Son of God is avrobeov, (very God,)" for
the Father alone is very God, but not the Son and the Holy Spirit.... 29
22. (II.)—It is the summit of blasphemy to say, that God is freely good
23. (III.)—It frequently happens, that a creature who is not entirely hardened
in evil, is unwilling to perform an action because it is joined with sin;
unless when certain arguments and occasions are presented to him which
act as incitements to its commission. [Administratio] The management
of this presentation also is in the hand of the Providence of God, who
presents these incitements that He may accomplish his own work by the
24. (IV.)—The Righteousness of Christ is not imputed to us for Righteousness;
25. (V.) The whole of that in which we appear before God, justifies us :
we appear before God, not only by Faith, but also by Works: THERE-
FORE, we are justified before God, not only by Faith, but likewise by
28. (VIII.)-The grace sufficient for salvation is conferred on the Elect, and on
26. (VI.)—Faith is not the instrument of Justification....
27. (VII.)-Faith is not the pure gift of God, but depends partly on the grace
of God, and partly on the powers of Free Will; that, if a man will, he
TWENTY-FIVE PUBLIC DISPUTATIONS, 72–317.
30. (X.)—It may admit of Discussion, whether Semi-Pelagianism is not real
31. (XI.)—It is not correctly said in the Catechism, that "God is angry with
us for [innata] birth-sins;" because original sin is a punishment: But
whatever is a punishment is not properly a sin
3.-On the Sufficiency and Perfection of the Holy Scriptures, in opposition to
5. On the Person of the Father and the Son
7. On the First Sin of the First Man...
9.-On the Righteousness and Efficacy of the Providence of God concerning
11.-On the Free Will of Man and its Powers..
13.-On the Comparison of the Law and the Gospel
/14.-On the Offices of our Lord Jesus Christ
16.-On the Vocation of Men to Salvation
18. On the Church and its Head
NINE QUESTIONS EXHIBITED FOR THE PURPOSE OF OBTAIN.
ING AN ANSWER FROM EACH OF THE PROFESSORS OF DIVI.
NITY: AND THE REPLIES WHICH JAMES ARMINIUS GAVE TO
THEM: WITH OTHER NINE OPPOSITE ARTICLES, 64-68.
On the Justification of Man before God
1.-On the Authority and Certainty of the Sacred Scriptures......
2.-On the Sufficiency and Perfection of the Holy Scriptures in opposition to
21.-On the Roman Pontiff, and the principal Titles which are attributed to him 264
22.-The Case of all the Protestant or Reformed Churches, with respect to their
SEVENTY-NINE PRIVATE DISPUTATIONS, 318-469.
2.-On the Manner in which Theology must be taught.
5.—On the Rule of Religion, the Word of God, and the Scriptures in particular 322
6.-On the Authority and Certainty of the Holy Scriptures
7. On the Perfection of the Scriptures..
8.-On the Perspicuity of the Scriptures
9.-On the Meanings and Interpretation of the Holy Scriptures
10.-On the Efficacy of the Scriptures
11.-On Religion in a stricter sense
12.-On the Christian Religion, its Name and Relation
13.-On the Christian Religion, with regard to the Matter generally
14. On the Object of the Christian Religion: And, First, about God, its Pri-
17.-On the Understanding of God
19.-On the various Distinctions of the Will of God..
20-On the Attributes of God which come to be considered under his Will.
And, First, on those which have an analogy to the Affections or Passions
21.-On those Attributes of God which have some analogy to the moral Virtues,
and which act like Moderators of the Affections considered in the pre-
ceding Disputation ....
22.-On the Power or Capability of God
23.-On the Perfection, Blessedness and Glory of God
25.-On Angels in general and in particular.........
26.-On the Creation of Man after the Image of God
27.-On the Lordship or Dominion of God
29.-On the Covenant into which God entered with our first Parents.....
30.-The Manner in which Man conducted himself in fulfilling the first Cove-
nant, or on the Sin of our first Parents...
31.-On the Effects of the Sin of our first Parents..
32.-On the Necessity of the Christian Religion
34.-On the Person of our Lord Jesus Christ
35.-On the Priestly Office of Christ
37.-On the Regal Office of Christ.....
38.-On the states of Christ's Humiliation and Exaltation..
39.-On the Will and Command of God the Father and of Christ, by which they
will and command that Religion be performed to them by sinful Man.. 389
40.-On the Predestination of Believers.....
41.-On the Predestination of Means to the End
42.-On the Vocation of sinful Men to Christ, and to a participation of Salva-
45. On the Union of Believers with Christ
46.-On the Communion of Believers with Christ, and particularly with his Death 403
47.-On the Communion of Believers with Christ in regard to his Life....
49.-On the Sanctification of Man
50.-On the Church of God and of Christ: Or on the Church in general after
51.-On the Church of the Old Testament, or under the Promise
52.-On the Church of the New Testament, or under the Gospel
54.-On the Catholic Church; her Parts and Relations
55.-On the Power of the Church in delivering Doctrines
59.-On the Ecclesiastical Ministrations of the New Testament, and on the Voca-
61.-On the Sacraments of the Old Testament,-the Tree of Life, Circumcision,
62.-On the Sacraments of the New Testament in general
63.—On Baptism and Pædo-baptism....
67.-On the Worship of God in general
68.-On the Precepts of Divine Worship in general...
69.-On Obedience, the formal Object of all the Divine Precepts
70.-On Obedience to the Commands of God in general....
71.-On the material Object of the Precepts of the Law in general..
72.-On the Love, Fear, Trust, and Honour, which are due from Man to God
73.-On particular Acts of Obedience, or those which are prescribed in each Pre-
cept, or concerning the Decalogue in general
74.-On the First Command in the Decalogue.