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By Jon D. Payne,Sebastian Heck

ISBN-10: 1601782187

ISBN-13: 9781601782182

For 450 years, church buildings during the international were utilizing the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) to coach God’s humans in foundational Christian doctrine. whilst Elector Frederick III (1515–1576) commissioned the practise of a handbook for teaching the adolescence and guiding the pastors and academics of his area, he couldn't have imagined the profound influence it will have on destiny generations of Christians. the main ordinary, so much influential Reformation catechism, the “Heidelberger” shines forth the blessed truths of the gospel in 129 questions and solutions, starting with the memorable, ever-enduring topic of our “only convenience in existence and in death.”

In 'A religion worthy Teaching', edited by way of Jon Payne and Sebastian Heck, an array of trustworthy pastor-scholars rejoice the Heidelberg Catechism on its 450th anniversary with a suite of essays on its dynamic heritage, wealthy theology, and fruit-bearing perform that might be an encouragement to pastors and laypersons alike.

Table of Contents:
Foreword: the Heidelberg Catechism: the key of its good fortune - Herman J. Selderhuis
Part 1: The heritage and historical past of the Heidelberg Catechism
1. The background and folks at the back of the Heidelberg Catechism - Lyle D. Bierma
2. The Heidelberg Catechism within the usa - D. G. Hart
Part 2: The Heidelberg Catechism and the technique of Grace
3. conserving Firmly to the Heidelberger: The Validity and Relevance of Catechism Preaching - Joel R. Beeke
4. Preaching the Catechism at the present time - Joel R. Beeke
5. “Washed from All My Sins”: The Doctrine of Baptism within the Heidelberg Catechism - Sebastian Heck
6. “As definitely As I See and Taste”: The Lord’s Supper and the Heidelberg Catechism – Jon D. Payne
Part three: Christian Doctrine and the Heidelberg Catechism
7. accumulated, safe, and Preserved: The Church within the Heidelberg Catechism - Michael S. Horton
8. Grace and Gratitude: Justification and Sanctification within the Heidelberg Catechism - Cornelis P. Venema
9. The Christology of the Heidelberg catechism - Mark Jones
10. “Prophet, health care professional Jesus”: the Son of God as “Our excessive Priest and instructor” within the Heidelberg Catechism - Victor E. d’Assonville
11. The Spirit-Filled Catechism: The Heidelberg Catechism and the Holy Spirit - Daniel R. Hyde
Part four: The Heidelberg Catechism As Catechetical device
12. The Heidelberg Catechism one of the Reformed Catechisms - W. Robert Godfrey
13. The Heidelberg Catechism: A Catechetical software - Willem Verboom
14. Scholasticism within the Heidelberg Catechism? - Willem van’t Spijker

Endorsements:
“This is a superb number of articles, either sensible and scholarly. there's a lot the following to aid us comprehend the heritage, the theology, and the continued relevance of the Heidelberg Catechism. As we pontificate in the course of the Heidelberg in our church i'm going to definitely seek advice this ebook frequently. It brought on me to reconsider and back ‘Isn’t the Catechism remarkable!’ and, extra importantly, ‘Isn’t the gospel amazing!’” — Kevin DeYoung, senior pastor at collage Reformed Church, Lansing, Michigan, and writer of the good news We virtually Forgot: Rediscovering the Gospel in a sixteenth Century Catechism

“As a precis and interpretation of God’s note composed for and certified by way of the Reformed church buildings, the Heidelberg Catechism (1563) has a distinct position within the lifetime of the church buildings. we must always be glad about 'A religion worthy Teaching', a great source that is helping us greater comprehend and use the catechism in our time.” — R. Scott Clark, professor of church historical past and old theology, Westminster Seminary California

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