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Dec 22

Francis Turretin – Atonement of Christ

Chapter 1 The Necessity of the Atonement The Priesthood of Christ, according to the Apostle Paul and the types of the Jewish ritual, is divided into two parts: the ATONEMENT which he made to divine justice, and his INTERCESSION in heaven. The necessity of such an atonement, which is the foundation of all practical piety …

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Dec 26

Francis Turretin – 21 Questions on The Doctrine of Scripture

The Necessity of Verbal Revelation QUESTION 1: Was revelation by the word necessary? Affirmative. I. Since the word of God is the unique foundation (principium) of theology, its necessity is properly investigated at the very beginning: was it necessary for God to reveal himself to us by the word? or, was the word of God …

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Nov 26

Francis Turretin – The Relationship Between the Two Natures of Christ

Two rocks are to be shunned about the hypostatical union, Nestorianism and Eutychianism. I. Although the mode of the hypostatical union is positively unspeakable (arrÄ“tos), still it is not badly designated negatively when it is denied to have been made either by a division of the person or by a mixture of natures. These are …

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Oct 16

Francis Turretin – The Necessity of the Atonement

The Priesthood of Christ, according to the Apostle Paul and the types of the Jewish ritual, is divided into two parts: the atonement which he made to divine justice, and his intercession in heaven, (1 John 2: 2. Heb. 9: 12). The necessity of such an atonement, which is the foundation of all practical piety …

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