|Title:||A learned and excellent treatise containing all the principall grounds of Christian religion. Set downe by way of conference in a most plaine and familiar manner. Written first in French by maister Mathew Virell, after translated into Latine: and now turned into English for the vse of our country-men.|
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A learned and excellent treatise containing all the principall grounds of Christian religion. Set downe by way of conference in a most plaine and familiar manner. Written first in French by maister Mathew Virell, after translated into Latine: and now turned into English for the vse of our country-men.
Virel, Matthieu., Egerton, Stephen, 1555?-1621,
Imprinted at London: By Richard Field for Robert Dexter, dwelling in Paules church-yard at the signe of the brasen serpent, 1594.
|Alternate titles:||La religion chrestienne declarée par dialogue. English La religion chrestienne declarée par dialogue.|
A translation, by Stephen Egerton, of Virel, Matthieu. La religion chrestienne declarée par dialogue.
Reproduction of the original in the Cambridge University Library.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE CHRISTIAN Reader, an admonition touching reading.
The argument and order of the three bookes of Christian Religion.
The first Booke.
The scond Booke.
The third Booke.
THE FIRST BOOKE of Christian religion, wherein the grounds of our saluation are handled.
CHAP. I. Of the knowledge of God, who being perfectly iust, and perfectly mercifull, doth neuer exercise his mercy, but he doth also exercise his iustice.
CHAP. II. Of the knowledge of man, who being a most mise∣rable sinner, is before God, guiltie of eternall death.
CHAP. III. Of the knowledge of Christ, who hauing satisfied for vs the perfect righteousnesse of God, hath opened a way to his infinit mercy, through the which at length we may come to eternall life.
CHAP. IIII. Of Faith, by the which we are made one with Christ, and so be partakers of all his gifts.
The exposition of the Apostles Creede.
The first part of the Apostles Creede, which is of faith in God the Father.
The second part of the Apostles Creede, which is of faith in Christ.
The third part of the Apostles Creed, which is faith in the holy Ghost.
The fourth part of the Apostles Creede, which is concerning the Church.
A short exposition of the Apostles Creede.
THE SECOND BOOKE OF CHRISTIAN Religion, wherein the testimo∣nies of our saluation are declared.
CHAP. I. Of good workes, by the which the faith that is hidden in our hearts is manifested, that it may be seene and knowne.
The first part of this Chapter, sheweth what good workes are to be done of vs.
The exposition of the morall Law.
The first Table of the Law.
The preface of the law.
The first commandement.
The second commandement.
The third commandement.
The fourth commandement.
The second Table of the Law.
The fift commandement of the Law.
The sixt Commandement.
The seuenth commandement.
The eight commandement.
The ninth Commandement.
The tenth commandement.
The summe of the Law. Mat. 22. 37.
The other part of this Chapter. For what ende good workes are to bee done, and what is the vse of them.
CHAP. II. Of Prayer: which hath the chiefe place among Good workes, to testifie and confirme our faith.
The exposition of the Lords prayer.
The Preface of the Lords prayer.
The first petition.
The second petition.
The third petition.
The fourth petition.
The fift petition.
The sixt petition.
THE THIRD BOOKE OF Christian Religion: intreating of the outward meanes, by the which God bringeth vs to saluation.
CHAP. I. Of the ministerie of the word, by the which the holy Ghost begetteth faith in our hearts, kee∣peth and increaseth it.
CHAP. II. Of the Sacraments, ordeined of God to bee as it were seales of the word, that wee may with more assurance embrace the promises by Christ, reuealed in the word.
CHAP. III. Of Baptisme: by the which God testifieth that we are receiued into couenant of him, whiles hee doth communicate Christ Iesus vnto vs toge∣ther with his benefites.
CHAP. IIII. Of the Supper of the Lord. By the which God wit∣nesseth that his couenāt is most certain toward vs, for asmuch as by it he maketh vs more and more partakers of Christ and his benefites.
Te summe of all Christian religion, declared by a three-fold method or order.