committed to historic Baptist & Reformed beliefs

 

Manual of Theology

BY

J. L. DAGG, D. D.

The doctrine which is according to godliness -1 Tim vi. 3

 

Preface

CONTENTS.


BOOK FIRST.

 

STUDY OF RELIGIOUS TRUTH.

 

CHAPTER I.

The Obligation

 

CHAPTER II.

Sources of Knowledge
Inspiration and Transmission of the Scriptures
Appendix-Origin and Authority of the Bible

 


  BOOK SECOND.

 

DOCTRINE CONCERNING GOD.

 

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Love to God

 

CHAPTER I.

Existence of God

 

CHAPTER II.

Attributes of God
   Sec. 1. Unity
   Sec. 2. Spirituality
   Sec. 3. Immensity, Omnipresence
   Sec. 4. Eternity and Immutability
   Sec. 5. Omniscience
   Sec. 6. Omnipotence
   Sec. 7. Goodness
   Sec. 8. Truth
   Sec. 9. Justice
   Sec. 10. Holiness
   Sec. 11. Wisdom
   Conclusion

 


BOOK THIRD.

DOCTRINE CONCERNING THE WILL AND WORKS OF GOD.

 

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Delighting in the Will and Works of God

 

CHAPTER I.

Will of God

 

CHAPTER II.

Creation

 

CHAPTER III.

Providence
   Section 1. Preservation
   Section 2. Government in general
   Section 3. Natural Government
   Section 4. Moral Government
   Section 5. Free Agency
   Section 6. Moral Necessity
   Section 7. Designs of Providence
   Section 8. Providence over Sin
   Conclusion

 


BOOK FOURTH.

DOCTRINE CONCERNING THE FALL AND PRESENT STATE OF MAN.

 

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Repentance

 

CHAPTER I.

Original State of Man

 

CHAPTER II.

The Fall

 

CHAPTER III.

Man's Present State
   Section 1. Actual Sin
   Section 2. Depravity
   Section 3. Condemnation
   Section 4. Helplessness
   Conclusion

 


BOOK FIFTH.

DOCTRINE CONCERNING JESUS CHRIST.

 

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Believing in Jesus Christ

 

CHAPTER I.

Person of Christ
   Section 1. Humanity
   Section 2. Divinity
   Section 3. Union of Natures

 

CHAPTER II.

States of Christ
   Section 1. Original Glory
   Section 2. Humiliation
   Section 3. Exaltation

 

CHAPTER III.

Offices of Christ
   Section 1. Prophet
   Section 2. Priest
   Section 3. King
   Conclusion

 


BOOK SIXTH

DOCTRINE CONCERNING THE HOLY SPIRIT.

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Living and Walking in the Holy Spirit

 

CHAPTER I.

Personality of the Holy Spirit

 

CHAPTER II.

The Divinity of the Holy Spirit

 

CHAPTER III.

Office of the Holy Spirit
Conclusion

 


BOOK SEVENTH.

DOCTRINE CONCERNING DIVINE GRACE.

Introduction

Duty of Gratitute for Divine Grace

 

CHAPTER I.

The Trinity

 

CHAPTER II.

Covenant of Grace

 

CHAPTER III.

Blessings of Grace
   Section 1. Pardon
   Section 2. Justification
   Section 3. Adoption
   Section 4. Regeneration
   Section 5. Sanctification
   Section 6. Final Perseverance
   Section 7. Perfection

 

CHAPTER IV.

Sovereignty of Grace
   Section 1. Election
   Section 2. Particular Redemption
   Section 3. Effectual Calling
   Conclusion

 


BOOK EIGHTH.

DOCTRINE CONCERNING THE FUTURE WORLD

INTRODUCTION.

Duty of Preparing for the Future World

 

CHAPTER I.

Immortality and Separate State of the Soul

 

CHAPTER II.

Resurrection

 

CHAPTER III.

The Last Judgment

 

CHAPTER IV.

Heaven

 

CHAPTER V.

Hell
Conclusion

 
 
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