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A Body of Practical Divinity (Gill) [GillBPD] 1.0

A Body of Practical Divinity, John Gill, 5 vols.

  1. Brandon Staggs
    Gill's 5-book work of practical theology: On the Worship of God; On External Worship; Of the Public Ordinances of Divine Worship; Of Private Worship; A Dissertation Concerning the Baptism of Jewish Proselytes.

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    Module contents:
    Book I. On the Worship of God.
    Chapter 1. Of the Worship of God, or Practical Religion of the Object of Worship.
    Chapter 2. Of Internal Worship, and of Godliness the Groundwork of it.
    Chapter 3. Of the Knowledge of God.
    Chapter 4. Of Repentance Towards God.
    Chapter 5. Of the Fear of God
    Chapter 6. Of Faith in God and in Christ
    Chapter 7. Of Trust and Confidence in God
    Chapter 8. Of the Grace of God
    Chapter 9. Of the Grace of Love
    Chapter 10. Of Spiritual Joy
    Chapter 11. Of Peace and Tranquility of Mind
    Chapter 12
    Chapter 13. Of Thankfulness to God
    Chapter 14. Of Humility
    Chapter 15. Of Self-Denial
    Chapter 16. Of Resignation to the Will of God
    Chapter 17. Of Patience
    Chapter 18. Of Christian Fortitude
    Chapter 19. Of Zeal
    Chapter 20. Of Wisdom or Prudence
    Chapter 21. Of Godly Sincerity
    Chapter 22. Of Spiritual Mindedness
    Chapter 23. Of a Good Conscience
    Chapter 24. Of Communion with God

    Book II. On External Worship, as Public
    Chapter 1. Of the Nature of a Gospel Church, the Seat of Public Worship
    Chapter 2. Of the Duties of the Member of a Church to Each Other
    Chapter 3. Of the Officers of a Church, Particularly Pastors
    Chapter 4. Of the Duties of Members of Churches to their Pastors
    Chapter 5. Of the Office of Deacons
    Chapter 6. Of the Discipline of a Church of Christ
    Book III. Of the Public Ordinances of Divine Worship
    Chapter 1. Of Baptism
    Chapter 2. Of the Lord's Supper
    Chapter 3. Of the Public Ministry of the Word
    Chapter 4.Of Public Hearing the Word
    Chapter 5. of Public Prayer
    Chapter 6. Of the Lord's Prayer
    Chapter 7. Of Singing Psalms, as a Part of Public Worship
    Chapter 8. Of the Circumstances of Public Worship, as to Place and Time

    Book IV. Of Private Worship, or Various Duties, Domestic, Civil, and Moral
    Chapter 1. Of the Respective Duties of Husband and Wife.
    Chapter 2. Of the Respective Duties of Parents and Children
    Chapter 3. Of the Respective Duties of Masters and Servants
    Chapter 4. Of the Respective Duties Of Magistrates and Subjects.
    Chapter 5. Of Good Works in General
    Chapter 6. A Compendium or Summary of the Decalogue or Ten Commands

    Book V. A Dissertation Concerning the Baptism of Jewish Proselytes
    Chapter 1. A Dissertation Concerning the Baptism of Jewish Proselytes Of the Various Sorts of Proselytes Among the Jews.
    Chapter 2. The Occasion of this Dissertation
    Chapter 3. The Proof of the Baptism of Jewish Proselytes Inquired Into; Whether there is any Proof of it Before, At, or Quickly After the Times of John and Christ.
    Chapter 4. The Proof of this Custom only from the Talmuds and Talmudical Writers.
    Chapter 5. The Reasons Why Christian Baptism is not Founded on, and Taken From, the Pretended Jewish Baptism of Israelites and Proselytes.​


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