Download e-book for iPad: A Faith Worth Teaching: The Heidelberg Catechism’s Enduring by Jon D. Payne,Sebastian Heck

By Jon D. Payne,Sebastian Heck

ISBN-10: 1601782187

ISBN-13: 9781601782182

For 450 years, church buildings in the course of the global were utilizing the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) to coach God’s humans in foundational Christian doctrine. while Elector Frederick III (1515–1576) commissioned the coaching of a handbook for teaching the formative years and guiding the pastors and academics of his area, he couldn't have imagined the profound impression it'll have on destiny generations of Christians. the main regular, such a lot influential Reformation catechism, the “Heidelberger” shines forth the blessed truths of the gospel in 129 questions and solutions, starting with the memorable, ever-enduring topic of our “only convenience in lifestyles and in death.”

In 'A religion worthy Teaching', edited by means of Jon Payne and Sebastian Heck, an array of trustworthy pastor-scholars have fun the Heidelberg Catechism on its 450th anniversary with a suite of essays on its dynamic heritage, wealthy theology, and fruit-bearing perform that may be an encouragement to pastors and laypersons alike.

Table of Contents:
Foreword: the Heidelberg Catechism: the key of its luck - Herman J. Selderhuis
Part 1: The historical past and history of the Heidelberg Catechism
1. The background and other people in the back of the Heidelberg Catechism - Lyle D. Bierma
2. The Heidelberg Catechism within the usa - D. G. Hart
Part 2: The Heidelberg Catechism and the technique of Grace
3. keeping Firmly to the Heidelberger: The Validity and Relevance of Catechism Preaching - Joel R. Beeke
4. Preaching the Catechism this day - Joel R. Beeke
5. “Washed from All My Sins”: The Doctrine of Baptism within the Heidelberg Catechism - Sebastian Heck
6. “As definitely As I See and Taste”: The Lord’s Supper and the Heidelberg Catechism – Jon D. Payne
Part three: Christian Doctrine and the Heidelberg Catechism
7. accumulated, secure, and Preserved: The Church within the Heidelberg Catechism - Michael S. Horton
8. Grace and Gratitude: Justification and Sanctification within the Heidelberg Catechism - Cornelis P. Venema
9. The Christology of the Heidelberg catechism - Mark Jones
10. “Prophet, health care professional Jesus”: the Son of God as “Our excessive Priest and instructor” within the Heidelberg Catechism - Victor E. d’Assonville
11. The Spirit-Filled Catechism: The Heidelberg Catechism and the Holy Spirit - Daniel R. Hyde
Part four: The Heidelberg Catechism As Catechetical device
12. The Heidelberg Catechism one of the Reformed Catechisms - W. Robert Godfrey
13. The Heidelberg Catechism: A Catechetical device - Willem Verboom
14. Scholasticism within the Heidelberg Catechism? - Willem van’t Spijker

Endorsements:
“This is a superb choice of articles, either useful and scholarly. there's a lot the following to aid us comprehend the historical past, the theology, and the ongoing relevance of the Heidelberg Catechism. As we pontificate during the Heidelberg in our church i'll definitely seek advice this e-book usually. It brought on me to reassess and back ‘Isn’t the Catechism remarkable!’ and, extra importantly, ‘Isn’t the gospel amazing!’” — Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor at collage Reformed Church, Lansing, Michigan, and writer of the excellent news We nearly Forgot: Rediscovering the Gospel in a sixteenth Century Catechism

“As a precis and interpretation of God’s note composed for and licensed by means of the Reformed church buildings, the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) has a different position within the lifetime of the church buildings. we must always be glad about 'A religion worthy Teaching', a superb source that is helping us larger comprehend and use the catechism in our time.” — R. Scott Clark, professor of church background and old theology, Westminster Seminary California

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