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The Westminster Larger Catechism : A Commentary - Johannes Geerhardus Vos

The Westminster Larger Catechism

A Commentary

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Published: 1st May 2002
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J. G. Vos wrote a series of studies of the Larger Catechism that first appeared in Blue Banner Faith and Life (1946-49) and has never circulated widely. G. I. Williamson has edited Vos's commentary, and P&R is publishing it in book form for the first time. Because the Larger Catechism supplements the Shorter Catechism on such topics as the church and the means of grace, Presbyterians dare not ignore it. This edition of J. G. Vos's commentary will encourage a recommitment to the Larger Catechism's increased use and study.

An accurate and clear exposition. Dr. Vos is noted for the clarity and theological soundness of his writing, and I find those qualities exemplified in this commentary.
Vos's commentary can serve a very useful function for the church. He relates the catechism to issues that were contemporary to him and that are still contemporary for us.
The Larger Catechism should be studied and used more than it is J. G. Vos was a fine scholar, and his commentary will be most useful to the church.

Editor's Prefacep. vii
An Introduction to the Westminster Larger Catechismp. ix
An Outline of the Westminster Larger Catechismp. xxi
What Man Ought to Believe
Foundational Doctrinesp. 3
Godp. 17
God's Decreesp. 29
Creationp. 36
God's Providencep. 44
The Covenant of Life or Worksp. 53
The Covenant of Gracep. 72
The Mediator of the Covenant of Gracep. 85
The Work of the Mediatorp. 105
The Benefits of the Mediator's Workp. 127
What Duty God Requires of Man
Obedience to God's Revealed Willp. 221
God's Will with Direct Reference to Himselfp. 255
God's Will Expressed in Our Duty to Othersp. 340
Our Lost Conditionp. 409
Repentance, Faith, and Use of the Wordp. 431
Use of the Sacramentsp. 460
Use of Prayerp. 512
Index of Scripturep. 590
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ISBN: 9780875525143
ISBN-10: 0875525148
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 614
Published: 1st May 2002
Publisher: P & R Publishing Co (Presbyterian & Reformed)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.3  x 3.4
Weight (kg): 0.86