Henkel, Ambrose (1786-1870), Henkel, Socrates (1823-1901)

The Christian Book of Concord

The Christian Book of Concord, or, Symbolical books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church; comprising the three chief symbols, the unaltered Augsburg confession, the Apology, the Articles of Smalcald, Luther's Smaller and Larger catechisms, the Form of concord, an appendix, and Articles of visitation. To which is prefixed an historical introd. Translated from the German.

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Table of Contents

TypeDescription  Page
1. Title Page  Title Page  
2. Preface  Preface  
3. Table of Contents  Table of Contents  
4. Introduction  Historical Introduction  
5. Section  Part I. Of Symbols and Symbolic Writings in General.  
6. Section  Part II. Of the Chief Subjects in the Book of Concord.  
7. Subsection  I. The Three Ecumenical or Catholic Symbols.  
8. Subsubsection  A.--The Apostolic Symbol.  
9. Subsubsection  B.--The Nicene Symbol.  
10. Subsubsection  C.--The Athanasian Symbol.  
11. Subsection  II. The Augsburg Confession.  
12. Subsection  III. The Apology of the Augsburg Confession.  
13. Subsection  IV. The Articles of Smalcald.  
14. Subsection  V. VI. The Two Catechisms of Luther.  
15. Subsection  VII. The Form of Concord.  
16. Subsection  VIII. The Book of Concord.  
17. Subsection  IX. The Saxon Articles of Visitation  
18. Section  Mandate of Christian II.  1
19. Preface  Preface to the Book of Concord.  3
20. Section  The Three Chief Symbols or Confessions of Christian Faith, unanimously taught in the Church.  13
21. Subsection  I. The Apostolical Confession or Symbol.  13
22. Subsection  II. The Nicene Confession or Symbol of Faith.  13
23. Subsection  III. The Athanasian Confession.  13
24. Section  The Unaltered Augsburg Confession.  17
25. Subsection  Address to the Emperor, Charles V.  17
26. Subsection  Article I.--Of God.  20
27. Subsection  Article II.--Of Original Sin.  20
28. Subsection  Article III.--Of The Son of God.  21
29. Subsection  Article IV.--Of Justification.  21
30. Subsection  Article V.--Of The Ministry.  21
31. Subsection  Article VI.--Of New Obedience.  21
32. Subsection  Article VII.--Of the Church.  22
33. Subsection  Article VIII.--What the Church is.  22
34. Subsection  Article IX.--Of Baptism.  22
35. Subsection  Article X.--Of the Lord's Supper.  23
36. Subsection  Article XI.--Of Confession.  23
37. Subsection  Article XII.--Of Repentence.  23
38. Subsection  Article XIII.--Of the Use of The Sacraments  23
39. Subsection  Article XIV.--Of Church Government.  24
40. Subsection  Article XV.--Of Church Rites and Ordinances.  24
41. Subsection  Article XVI.--Of Political and Civil Governemnt.  24
42. Subsection  Article XVII.--Of Christ's Return to Judgement.  25
43. Subsection  Article XVIII.--Of Free Will.  25
44. Subsection  Article XIX.--Of The Cause of Sin.  26
45. Subsection  Article XX.--Of Faith and Good Works.  26
46. Subsection  Article XXI.--Of The Worship of Saints.  28
47. Subsection  Articles, Concerning which there is dessension, and in which are related the abuses which have been corrected.  29
48. Subsection  Article XXII.--Of Both Elements in the Sacrament.  30
49. Subsection  Article XXIII.--Of the Marriage of Priests.  30
50. Subsection  Article XXIV.--Of the Mass.  33
51. Subsection  Article XXV.--Of Confession.  35
52. Subsection  Article XXVI.--Of Diversity of Meats.  36
53. Subsection  Article XXVII.--Of Monastic Vows.  39
54. Subsection  Article XXVIII.--Of the Power of the Bishops or Clergy.  44
55. Subsection  Conclusion.  51
56. Section  Apology to the Augsburg Confession by Philip Melanchthon. Preface.  53
57. Subsection  I. Concerning Original Sin.  55
58. Subsection  II. Of Justification.  67
59. Subsubsection  What that faith is, through which we are justified before God.  77
60. Subsubsection  That through faith in Christ we are justified.  80
61. Subsubsection  That we obtain remission of sins through faith alone in Christ.  83
62. Subsection  III. Of Love and the Fulfilment of the Law.  92
63. Subsubsection  Reply to the arguments of the adversaries.  103
64. Subsection  IV. Of the Church.  129
65. Subsubsection  Of Baptism.  141
66. Subsection  V. Of Repentance.  146
67. Subsection  VI. Of Confession and Expiation.  165
68. Subsection  VII. Of the Number and Use of the Sacraments.  182
69. Subsection  VIII. Of Human Ordinances in the Church.  187
70. Subsection  IX. Of the Invocation of Saints.  206
71. Subsection  X. Of Both Elements in the Lord's Supper.  216
72. Subsection  XI. Of the Marriage of Priests.  219
73. Subsection  XII. Of the Mass.  234
74. Subsubsection  What sacrifice is, or is not, and how many kinds of sacrifices there are.  237
75. Subsubsection  What the ancient teachers or Fathers write concerning sacrifice.  248
76. Subsubsection  Of the proper use of the Lord's Supper, and of Sacrifice.  249
77. Subsubsection  Of the word mass.  251
78. Subsubsection  Of the mass for the dead.  252
79. Subsection  XIII. Of Monastic Vows.  255
80. Subsection  XIV. Of Ecclesiastical Power.  271
81. Section  Articles of Smalcald.  278
82. Preface  Preface of Dr. Martin Luther.  278
83. Section  Part I. Concerning the Exalted Articles of the Divine Majesty.  281
84. Section  Part II. Of the Articles which concern the Office and Work of Jesus Christ, or our Redemption.  281
85. Subsection  Article I.--The Chief Article.  281
86. Subsection  Article II.--Of the Mass.  282
87. Subsubsection  Of the invocation of saints.  286
88. Subsection  Article III.--Of Institutions and Monasteries.  287
89. Subsection  Article IV.--Of Popery.  287
90. Section  Part III. Concerning the following points or articles, we may treat with learned, sensible men, or among ourselves. The Pope and his kingdom do not concern themselves much about them. For with them conscience is a trifling matter. But the things which   290
91. Subsection  I. Of Sin.  290
92. Subsection  II. Of the Law.  291
93. Subsection  III. Of Repentance.  292
94. Subsubsection  Of the false repentance of the papists.  293
95. Subsection  IV. Of the Gospel.  299
96. Subsection  V. Of Baptism.  299
97. Subsection  VI. Of the Sacrament of the Altar.  299
98. Subsection  VII. Of the Keys.  300
99. Subsection  VIII. Of Confession.  301
100. Subsection  IX. Of Excommunication.  302
101. Subsection  X. Of Consecration and Vocation.  303
102. Subsection  XI. Of the Marriage of Priests.  303
103. Subsection  XII. Of the Church.  304
104. Subsection  XIII. Of the Manner in which we are Justified before God, and of Good Works.  304
105. Subsection  XIV. Of Monastic Vows.  304
106. Subsection  XV. Of Human Oridnaces.  305
107. Appendix  Appendix to the Articles of Smalcald.  307
108. Subsubsection  From History.  309
109. Subsubsection  Of the Power and Jurisdiction of Bishops.  318
110. Section  Enchiridion, or The Smaller Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther for Parishioners and Ministers.  325
111. Preface  Preface.  325
112. Subsection  The Ten Commandments.  330
113. Subsection  The Creed.  332
114. Subsection  The Lord's Prayer.  334
115. Subsection  Of Baptism.  337
116. Subsection  Of the Confession of Sin.  338
117. Subsection  Of the Sacrament of the Altar, or Lord's Supper.  340
118. Subsection  Prayers.  341
119. Subsection  A Table of Duties.  342
120. Section  The Larger Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther.  345
121. Preface  Preface.  345
122. Preface  Short Preface of Dr. Martin Luther.  350
123. Section  Part I. Of the Ten Commandments.  354
124. Subsection  The First Commandment. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.  354
125. Subsection  The Second Commandment. Thou shalt not take the name of God in vain.  360
126. Subsection  The Third Commandment. Thou shalt sanctify the Sabbath-day.  365
127. Subsection  The Fourth Commandment. Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother.  368
128. Subsection  The Fifth Commandment. Thou shalt not kill.  380
129. Subsection  The Sixth Commandment. Thou shalt not commit adultery.  383
130. Subsection  The Seventh Commandment. Thou shalt not steal.  386
131. Subsection  The Eigth Commandment. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.  392
132. Subsection  The Ninth and Tenth Commandments. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbor's.  398
133. Subsection  Conclusion of the Ten Commandments.  401
134. Section  Part II. Of the Creed.  406
135. Subsection  Article I.  407
136. Subsubsection  Article II.  409
137. Subsubsection  Article III.  411
138. Section  Part III. Of Prayer.  416
139. Subsubsection  The Lord's Prayer.  416
140. Subsubsection  The First Petition. Hallowed be thy name.  422
141. Subsubsection  The Second Petition. Thy kingdom come.  423
142. Subsubsection  The Third Petition. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  425
143. Subsubsection  The Fourth Petition. Give us this day our daily bread.  427
144. Subsubsection  The Fifth Petition. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.  430
145. Subsubsection  The Sixth Petition. And lead us not into temptation.  432
146. Subsubsection  The Seventh and Last Petition. But deliver us from evil. Amen.  434
147. Section  Part IV. Of Baptism.  435
148. Subsubsection  Of Infant Baptism.  422
149. Section  Part V. Of the Sacrament of the Altar.  447
150. Subsubsection  A brief Admonition to Confession.  458
151. Subsubsection  Form of Concord.  465
152. Seciton  Part I. Epitome.  465
153. Subsubsection  I. Of Original Sin.  466
154. Subsubsection  II. Of FreeWill.  470
155. Subsubsection  III. Of Justification By Faith.  473
156. Subsubsection  IV. Of Good Works.  476
157. Subsubsection  V. Of the Law and the Gospel.  479
158. Subsubsection  VI. Of the Third Use of the Law.  481
159. Subsubsection  VII. Of the Holy Supper of Christ.  483
160. Subsubsection  VIII. Of The Person of Christ.  488
161. Subsubsection  IX. Of Christ's Descent into Hell.  493
162. Subsubsection  X. Of Church Usages.  494
163. Subsubsection  XI. Of God's Foreknowledge and Election.  496
164. Subsubsection  XII. Of Several Factions and Sects, who have never embraced the Augsburg Confession.  499
165. Section  Part II. A Full Declaration.  504
166. Preface  Preface.  504
167. Subsection  Of the compendious form, the basis, law and rule of doctrine, by which all opinions must be decided according to the analogy of God's Word, and all rising controversies defined and determined.  505
168. Subsection  Of the negative propositions, or rejection of the false doctrine contained in the controverted articles.  509
169. Subsection  I. Of Original Sin.  511
170. Subsection  II. Of Free Will, or the Powers of Man.  522
171. Subsection  III. Of Justification by Faith.  542
172. Subsection  IV. Of Good Works.  554
173. Subsection  V. Of the Law and the Gospel.  562
174. Subsection  VI. Of the ThIrd Use of the Law of God.  567
175. Subsection  VII. Of the Holy Supper of Christ.  572
176. Subsubsection  The Chief controversy between our doctrine and that of the sacramentarians, in this article.  573
177. Subsection  VIII. Of The Person of Christ.  597
178. Subsection  IX. Of Christ's Descent into Hell.  616
179. Subsection  X. Of Church Usages.  617
180. Subsection  XI. Of God's Foreknowledge and Election.  623
181. Subsection  XII. Of Several Factions and Sects, who have never embraced the Augsburg Confession.  641
182. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the Anabaptists.  642
183. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the Schwenkfeldians.  643
184. Subsubsection  Error of the New Arians  644
185. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the New Antitrinitarians.  644
186. Appendix  Appendix. A Catalogue of Testimonies.  647
187. Subsection  I. In the first place, that the holy Scriptures as also the Fathers, when speaking of the majesty which the human nature of Christ has received through the personal union, employ the words, communicatio, communio, participatio, traditio, donatio, subjecti  652
188. Subsection  II. That Christ has received this majesty in time, not, however, according to his divinity or divine nature, but according to his asusmed human nature, or to his flesh, as man, or as the Son of man, that is, humanitus, ratione corporis seu humanitatis, pr  654
189. Subsection  III. That the holy Scripture first of all, and afterwards the holy Fathers of the ancient and pure church, in treating of this mystery, also employ abstract terms, or such words as expressly designate the huma nature in Christ, and refer to it in the pers  660
190. Subsection  IV. That the holy Scriptures and the Fathers understood that majesty which Christ received in time, not only concerning created gifts, de finitis qualitatibus, but also concerning that glory and majesty of the Divinity, which is God's own, to which his hu  668
191. Subsection  V. That Christ as God, possesses this divine majesty in one manner, namely, essentially, and as his own essential attribute, in, and of himself; but as man he possesses it in another manner, namely, not essentially, in, and of himself, but in consequence   671
192. Subsection  VI. That now the Divinity efficaciously exhibits its majesty, power, and operation, (which remain the property of the divine nature,) and manifests them in, with, and through the humanity personally united with itself, which thus possesses majesty from th  676
193. Subsection  VII. And that this communication of divine majesty takes place without any confusion, aboloshing or suppression of the human nature, even in glory.  677
194. Subsection  VIII. Again, that the human nature is a partaker of, and capable of receiving the divine majesty, which is the property of God, according to the nautre an din consequence of the personal union.  679
195. Subsection  IX. Although it is known and undeniable, that the Divinity with its divine majesty is not locally circumscribed by the flesh, as if it were contained in a vessel, even as Athanasius, Origen, Gregory of Nyssa, and others, have correctly written; (and indee  680
196. Subsection  X. But since in this article, this doctrine is chiefly designed to point out unto us where we ought to seek the whole person of the Mediator, God and man, and where we may apprehend it, the Book of Concord, like the writings of all the orthodox Fathers, d  682
197. Subsection  Conclusion.  684
198. Section  Christian Articles of Visitation. A.D. 1592.  685
199. Index  Index.  691

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