Catechisms of the Scottish Reformation
General Books, 2013 - 74 pages
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ...Comfort doth the Resurreclion of the v Flesh minister unto thee 1 A. Not only that my Soul shall straightway after it is departed out of the Body, be taken up unto Christ the Head thereof,1 but that this Flesh of mine also, being raifed up by the Power of Christ, fhall be united again to my Soul, and fhall be made conformable unto the glorious Body of Christ." Q. 58. What Comfort receivest thou by the Article of everlasting Life 1 A. That becaufe in this prefent Life, I feel the Beginnings of everlasting Joy in my Heart, I shall after this Life enjoy full and perfect Blessednefs wherein I fhall praife God for ever;4 which Blessednefs neither Eye hath feen, nor Ear hath heard, nor any Man can conceive." Of the Righteousness of Faith. The Argument. A Repetition of the Fruit of all the Articles of our Belief, where, both of fustification by Faith, and of the Word (Faith only). XXIII. LORD'S DAY. Q. 59. lJOW, when thou believest all thefe Things, what Profit cometh to thee thereby 1 A. Becaufe that Righteoufnefs, which is able to abide the Judgment of God, must be most perfect, and in all Points agreeing with the Law of God but our best Works that we do in this Life, are imperfect, and even defiled with Sins." Q. 63. How fayst thou that our good Works deferve nothing, whereas God promifeth that he will give us a Reward for them, both in this Life, and in the Life to come 1 A. That Reward is given, not of Defert, but of Grace.3 Q. 64. Doth not this Doctrine make Men fecure and profane 1 A. No; for it cannot be, but they who are ingraffed into Christ by Faith, should bring forth Fruits of Thankfulnefs.4 Of the Sacraments. The Argument. By whom and by what means Faith is begotten and confirmed in us; of the Sacraments in general, ...
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