Category: Reformed Writings (21 Posts)

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week, let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. 1 Corinthians 16:1-2 Thesis […]

We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles, Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of […]

Below is a list of five Reformed catechisms. A catechism is a list of questions and answers that is used for instruction. They are great for use with children. Catechisms are oftentimes created along with confessions to help people learn and remember the doctrines of the confessions. For example, the Catechism for Boys and Girls […]

These four Christian Creeds state historical, orthodox Christian belief. Read the Apostle’s Creed, Nicene Creed, Chalcedonian Definition, and Athanasian Creed. Christian Creeds Apostle’s Creed Read the Apostle’s Creed. The Apostle’s Creed, also known as the Old Roman Symbol, is an early summary statement of Christian belief. It is Trinitarian in structure—there is a section on […]

This page contains all of the questions and answers of the Catechism for Boys and Girls, along with easily viewable Scripture references. About the Catechism for Boys and Girls The Catechism for Boys and Girls is a very accessible catechism that works very well with younger children. It contains 145 questions and answers, most of […]

This page contains all of the questions and answers of the Heidelberg Catechism, along with easily viewable Scripture references. About the Heidelberg Catechism The Heidelberg Catechism is known for being warm and personal in tone. It contains 129 questions and answers. Other Catechisms Catechism for Boys and Girls Baptist Catechism An Orthodox Catechism – Hercules […]

This page contains all of the questions and answers of the Baptist Catechism, along with easily viewable Scripture references. About the Baptist Catechism The Baptist Catechism is more extensive than the Catechism for Boys and Girls. It was designed to be a companion to the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith. It contains 114 questions […]

This page contains all of the questions and answers of the Westminster Larger Catechism, along with easily viewable Scripture references. About the Westminster Larger Catechism The Westminster Larger Catechism is more extensive than the Westminster Shorter Catechism. It was designed to be a companion to the Westminster Confession of Faith. It contains 196 questions and […]

This page contains all of the questions and answers of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, along with easily viewable Scripture references. About the Westminster Shorter Catechism The Westminster Shorter Catechism is a shorter and more accessible catechism than the Westminster Larger Catechism. It was designed to be a companion to the Westminster Confession of Faith. It […]

Reformed Library Online provides Reformed writings in an easily accessible online format. Creeds, Confessions, and Catechisms Christian Creeds: 4 Historical, Orthodox Creeds Reformed Catechisms: 5 Historic, Orthodox Catechisms John Calvin Justification Is by Faith Alone Refutation of Arguments for Free Will – John Calvin Jonathan Edwards The Perpetuity and Change of the Sabbath

The Athanasian Creed is a statement of Christian belief that focuses on the doctrine of the Trinity and on Christology. Specifically, it denies the heresy of Arianism. Although the Athanasian Creed was almost certainly not written by Athanasius himself, it is attributed to Athanasius because Athanasius was central in defending the doctrine of the Trinity […]

The Chalcedonian Definition addresses whether Jesus has one or two natures. It was written and adopted at the Council of Chalcedon in AD 451. This was the first church council that was not recognized by the Oriental Orthodox church. Eutyches, who was archimandrite at Constantinople, believed that Jesus possesses only one nature. He was able […]

The Nicene Creed is a statement of Christian belief that is oftentimes used in liturgy. It was first written and adopted by the First Council of Nicaea in AD 325, and then amended in AD 381 by the First Council of Constantinople. The amended version is sometimes referred to as the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed. The purpose […]

The Apostle’s Creed, also known as the Old Roman Symbol, is an early summary statement of Christian belief. It is Trinitarian in structure—there is a section on God the Father, a section on Jesus Christ the Son, and a section on the Holy Spirit. Because the Apostle’s Creed was written very early, it does not […]

← Chapter 1: The Knowledge of God and Of Ourselves Mutually Connected —Nature of the Connection Table of Contents Chapter 3 – The Knowledge of God Naturally Implanted in the Human Mind → ← Chapter 1: The Knowledge of God and Of Ourselves Mutually Connected —Nature of the Connection Table of Contents Chapter 3 – […]

← Argument Table of Contents Chapter 2 – What It Is to Know God—Tendency of This Knowledge → The sum of true wisdom—viz. the knowledge of God and of ourselves. Effects of the latter. Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid Wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the […]

Table of Contents Chapter 1: The Knowledge of God and Of Ourselves Mutually Connected —Nature of the Connection → The First Book treats of the knowledge of God the Creator. But as it is in the creation of man that the divine perfections are best displayed, so man also is made the subject of discourse. Thus […]

Read John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion online. Navigate between sections and chapters easily with the table of contents. You can also buy the Institutes from Christianbook here. Table of Contents – Institutes of the Christian Religion Book 1: Of the Knowledge of God the Creator Argument Book 2: Of the Knowledge of God […]