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 Smalcald articles, Luther's Smaller and Larger catechisms, the Formula of concord, and an appendix. To which is prefixed an historical introduction. Translated from the German.

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Table of Contents

TypeDescription  Page
1. Title Page  Title Page  1
2. Preface  Preface  2
3. Preface  Pregace to the Second Edition.  3
4. Table of Contents  Table of Contents  4
5. Introduction  Historical Introduction  5
6. Section  Part I. Of Symbols and Symbolic Writings in General.  9
7. Section  Part II. Of the Chief Subjects in the Book of Concord.  20
8. Subsection  I. The Three Ecumenical or Catholic Symbols.  20
9. Subsubsection  A.--The Apostolic Symbol.  21
10. Subsubsection  B.--The Nicene Symbol.  31
11. Subsubsection  C.--The Athanasian Symbol.  34
12. Subsection  II. The Augsburg Confession.  37
13. Subsection  III. The Apology for the Augsburg Confession.  55
14. Subsection  IV. The Articles of Smalcald.  60
15. Subsection  V. VI. The Two Catechisms of Luther.  63
16. Subsection  VII. The Formula of Concord.  72
17. Subsection  VIII. The Book of Concord.  85
18. Section  Mandate of Christian II.  87
19. Preface  Preface to the Book of Concord.  89
20. Section  The Three Chief Symbols or Confessions of Christian Faith, unanimously taught in the Church.  99
21. Subsection  I. The Apostolical Confession or Symbol.  101
22. Subsection  II. The Nicene Confession or Symbol of Faith.  101
23. Subsection  III. The Athanasian Confession.  102
24. Section  The Unaltered Augsburg Confession.  105
25. Subsection  Address to the Emperor, Charles V.  107
26. Subsection  Article I.--Of God.  109
27. Subsection  Article II.--Of Original Sin.  109
28. Subsection  Article III.--Of The Son of God.  110
29. Subsection  Article IV.--Of Justification.  110
30. Subsection  Article V.--Of The Ministry.  110
31. Subsection  Article VI.--Of New Obedience.  111
32. Subsection  Article VII.--Of the Church.  111
33. Subsection  Article VIII.--What the Church is.  111
34. Subsection  Article IX.--Of Baptism.  112
35. Subsection  Article X.--Of the Lord's Supper.  112
36. Subsection  Article XI.--Of Confession.  112
37. Subsection  Article XII.--Of Repentence.  112
38. Subsection  Article XIII.--Of the Use of the Sacraments  113
39. Subsection  Article XIV.--Of Church Government.  113
40. Subsection  Article XV.--Of Church Rites and Ordinances.  113
41. Subsection  Article XVI.--Of Civil Polity and Civil Governemnt.  113
42. Subsection  Article XVII.--Of Christ's Return to Judgement.  114
43. Subsection  Article XVIII.--Of FreeWill.  114
44. Subsection  Article XIX.--Of The Cause of Sin.  115
45. Subsection  Article XX.--Of Faith and Good Works.  115
46. Subsection  Article XXI.--Of The Worship of Saints.  118
47. Subsection  Articles, Concerning which there is dessension, and in which are related the abuses which have been corrected.  119
48. Subsection  Article XXII.--Of Both Elements in the Eucharist.  119
49. Subsection  Article XXIII.--Of the Marriage of Priests.  120
50. Subsection  Article XXIV.--Of the Mass.  122
51. Subsection  Article XXV.--Of Confession.  125
52. Subsection  Article XXVI.--Of Diversity of Meats.  126
53. Subsection  Article XXVII.--Of Monastic Vows.  129
54. Subsection  Article XXVIII.--Of the Power of the Bishops or Clergy.  133
55. Subsection  Conclusion.  140
56. Section  Apology of the Augsburg Confession.  141
57. Preface  Apology of the Augsburg Confession. Preface.  143
58. Subsection  Art. I.--Of God.  145
59. Subsection  Art. II. (I.)--Of Original Sin.  145
60. Subsection  Art. III.--Of Christ.  156
61. Subsection  Art. IV. (II.)--Of Justification.  156
62. Subsubsection  What that faith is, which justifies us before God.  166
63. Subsubsection  We are justified by faith in Christ.  168
64. Subsubsection  That we obtain remission of sins through faith alone in Christ.  171
65. Subsection  III. Of Love and the Fulfilment of the Law.  180
66. Subsubsection  Reply to the arguments of our opponents.  190
67. Subsection  Art. VII. And VIII. (IV.)--Of the Church.  215
68. Subsubsection  Of Baptism.  226
69. Subsection  V. Of Repentance.  230
70. Subsection  VI. Of Confession and Expiation (Satisfaction).  248
71. Subsection  VII. Of the Sacraments and Their Proper Use.  264
72. Subsection  VIII. Of Human Ordinances in the Church.  268
73. Subsection  IX. Of the Invocation of Saints.  285
74. Subsection  X. Of Both Elements in the Lord's Supper.  294
75. Subsection  XI. Of the Marriage of Priests.  297
76. Subsection  XII. Of the Mass.  310
77. Subsubsection  The nature of the scarifice, and its various kinds.  313
78. Subsubsection  The ancient teachers or Fathers on the sacrifice.  323
79. Subsubsection  Of the proper use of the Lord's Supper, and of the sacrifice.  324
80. Subsubsection  Of the word mass.  326
81. Subsubsection  Of the mass for the dead.  327
82. Subsection  XIII. Of Monasitc Vows.  330
83. Subsection  XIV. Of the Power of the Church.  345
84. Subsection  Errata.  359
85. Section  The Smalcald Articles.  361
86. Preface  Preface of Dr. Martin Luther.  363
87. Section  Part I. Concerning the Exalted Articles of the Divine Majesty.  366
88. Section  Part II. Of the Articles which concern the Office and Work of Jesus Christ, or our Redemption.  366
89. Subsection  Article I.--The Chief Article.  366
90. Subsection  Article II.--Of the Mass.  367
91. Subsubsection  Of the invocation of saints.  371
92. Subsection  Article III.--Of Institutions and Monasteries.  372
93. Subsection  Article IV.--Of Popery.  372
94. 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   375
95. Subsection  I. Of Sin.  375
96. Subsection  II. Of the Law.  376
97. Subsection  III. Of Repentance.  377
98. Subsubsection  Of the false repentance of the papists.  378
99. Subsection  IV. Of the Gospel.  383
100. Subsection  V. Of Baptism.  384
101. Subsection  VI. Of the Sacrament of the Altar.  384
102. Subsection  VII. Of the Keys.  385
103. Subsection  VIII. Of Confession.  386
104. Subsection  IX. Of Excommunication.  387
105. Subsection  X. Of Consecration and Vocation.  388
106. Subsection  XI. Of the Marriage of Priests.  388
107. Subsection  XII. Of the Church.  389
108. Subsection  XIII. Of the Manner in which we are Justified before God, and of Good Works.  389
109. Subsection  XIV. Of Monastic Vows.  389
110. Subsection  XV. Of Human Oridnaces.  390
111. Appendix  Appendix to the Svalcald Articles.  392
112. Subsubsection  From History.  394
113. Subsubsection  Of the Power and Jurisdiction of Bishops.  402
114. Section  Enchiridion, or The Smaller Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther for Curates and Ministers.  409
115. Preface  Preface of Dr. Martin Luther.  410
116. Subsection  The Ten Commandments.  415
117. Subsection  The Creed.  417
118. Subsection  The Lord's Prayer.  418
119. Subsection  Of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.  421
120. Subsection  Of the Confession of Sin.  422
121. Subsection  Of the Sacrament of the Altar, or Lord's Supper.  424
122. Subsection  Prayers.  425
123. Subsection  A Table of Duties.  426
124. Section  The Larger Catechism of Dr. Martin Luther.  429
125. Preface  A Preface.  431
126. Preface  Short Preface of Dr. Martin Luther.  435
127. Section  Part I. Of the Ten Commandments.  438
128. Subsection  The First Commandment. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.  438
129. Subsection  The Second Commandment. Thou shalt not take the name of God in vain.  444
130. Subsection  The Third Commandment. Thou shalt sanctify the Sabbath-day.  449
131. Subsection  The Fourth Commandment. Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother.  453
132. Subsection  The Fifth Commandment. Thou shalt not kill.  464
133. Subsection  The Sixth Commandment. Thou shalt not commit adultery.  467
134. Subsection  The Seventh Commandment. Thou shalt not steal.  470
135. Subsection  The Eigth Commandment. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.  476
136. 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.  482
137. Subsection  Conclusion of the Ten Commandments.  485
138. Section  Part II. Of the Creed.  490
139. Subsection  Article I.  491
140. Subsubsection  Article II.  493
141. Subsubsection  Article III.  495
142. Section  Part III. Of Prayer.  500
143. Subsubsection  The Lord's Prayer.  500
144. Subsubsection  The First Petition. Hallowed be thy name.  506
145. Subsubsection  The Second Petition. Thy kingdom come.  507
146. Subsubsection  The Third Petition. Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.  509
147. Subsubsection  The Fourth Petition. Give us this day our daily bread.  511
148. Subsubsection  The Fifth Petition. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.  514
149. Subsubsection  The Sixth Petition. And lead us not into temptation.  516
150. Subsubsection  The Seventh and Last Petition. But deliver us from evil. Amen.  518
151. Section  Part IV. Of Baptism.  519
152. Subsubsection  Of Infant Baptism.  526
153. Section  Part V. Of the Sacrament of the Altar.  531
154. Subsubsection  A brief Admonition to Confession.  542
155. Subsubsection  Formula of Concord.  549
156. Seciton  Part I. Epitome.  551
157. Subsubsection  I. Of Original Sin.  553
158. Subsubsection  II. Of FreeWill.  556
159. Subsubsection  III. Of Justification By Faith.  560
160. Subsubsection  IV. Of Good Works.  563
161. Subsubsection  V. Of the Law and the Gospel.  565
162. Subsubsection  VI. Of the Third Use of the Law.  567
163. Subsubsection  VII. Of the Holy Supper of Christ.  569
164. Subsubsection  VIII. Of The Person of Christ.  574
165. Subsubsection  IX. Of Christ's Descent into Hell.  580
166. Subsubsection  X. Of Church Usages.  581
167. Subsubsection  XI. Of God's Foreknowledge and Election.  583
168. Subsubsection  XII. Of Several Factions and Sects, who have never embraced the Augsburg Confession.  587
169. Section  Part II. A Full Declaration.  591
170. Preface  Preface.  591
171. Subsection  Of the compendious form, the basis, standard and rule of doctrine, by which all doctrines are to be decided according to the analogy of God's Word, and all controversies which have arisen are to be explained and determined.  593
172. Subsection  Of points of controversy, or the rejection of false doctrines.  595
173. Subsection  I. Of Original Sin.  597
174. Subsection  II. Of Free Will, or the Powers of Man.  609
175. Subsection  III. Of Justification by Faith.  629
176. Subsection  IV. Of Good Works.  641
177. Subsection  V. Of the Law and the Gospel.  649
178. Subsection  VI. Of the ThIrd Use of the Law of God.  655
179. Subsection  VII. Of the Holy Supper of Christ.  660
180. Subsubsection  The Chief controversy between ourselves and the Sacramentarians in respect to this article.  661
181. Subsection  VIII. Of The Person of Christ.  685
182. Subsection  IX. Of Christ's Descent into Hell.  704
183. Subsection  X. Of Church Usages or Ceremonies, commonly called adiaphora, or things indefferent.  705
184. Subsection  XI. Of God's Foreknowledge and Election.  710
185. Subsection  XII. Of Several Factions and Sects, who have never embraced the Augsburg Confession.  728
186. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the Anabaptists.  729
187. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the Schwenkfeldians.  731
188. Subsubsection  Error of the New Arians  731
189. Subsubsection  Erroneous Articles of the New Antitrinitarians.  731
190. Appendix  Appendix. A Catalogue of Testimonies.  733
191. Appnedix  Appendix. To the Christian Reader.  735
192. 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  739
193. 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  742
194. 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  748
195. 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  756
196. 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   759
197. 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  764
198. Subsection  VII. And that this communication of divine majesty takes place without any confusion, aboloshing or suppression of the human nature, even in glory.  765
199. 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.  767
200. 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  768
201. 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  770
202. Subsection  Conclusion.  771
203. Index  Index.  773
204. List  List of Works Published and Sold by Solomon D. Henekl & Brs.  781

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