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Truths We Confess: A Layman's Guide to the Westminster Confession of Faith: Volume 1: The Triune God Hardcover – September 1, 2006
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For those unfamiliar, the Westminster Confession is an in your face, no holds barred, biblically based assault on sissy-nice interpretation and politically correct church direction. Sproul builds a modern reflection of the Confession and brings the magnificence of the original to life.
You will either thoroughly enjoy this book ... or you will just say "NO" ... based on your churched preconceptions. I do not think there will be much middle ground among readers. Sproul's answer to the question of "For whom was the Bible written?" may do the trick.
This is a seriously important primer on reformed theology brought to modern seekers through Sproul's genius. Luther would be proud ...
"I do not pray for the world, but for those whom You have given me, for they are Yours." John 17:9
The Triune God is based on the first three chapters of the confession. This volume includes a chapter on the Trinity: The Father, The Son, and The Holy Ghost; the content is certainly not limited to that subject. The eighth chapter, 50 pages, is about Christ the Mediator which certainly could be part of an explanation of the nature of the Triune God. That chapter is about Jesus intercedes for the believer in Heaven. The other six chapters is more of a stretch. The first chapter is about composition of the bible, and how God authored scripture. The third chapter is about God's Eternal decree. This chapter separates the difference in meaning between the terms predestinate, preordained, foreknowledge, and election. God's nature and relationship to time is explained. How it concerns Salvation is emphasized. He fourth chapter is about God's creation of the universe out of nothing and in a supernatural nature that cannot be explained through science. The fifth chapter is about providence; how God preordains all that has happened and what will come to past. Gods continue activity in the Created world, in historic events, and individual lives.Read more ›
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If you are looking for a definitive word on forming your own personal theology this book is perfect. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by Steve
This book is very approachable for the laymen. A group of guys who know nothing about the WCF have gotten together to study the WCF with this book. Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by TJ