The True Scripture Doctrine (eBook) by Jonathan Dickinson

THE TRUE SCRIPTURE DOCTRINE CONCERNING SOME IMPORTANT POINTS OF CHRISTIAN FAITH:

PARTICULARLY ETERNAL ELECTION, ORIGINAL SIN, GRACE IN CONVERSION, JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH, AND THE SAINTS' PERSEVERANCE.

BY JONATHAN DICKINSON, A.M.
FORMERLY MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL AT ELIZABETHTOWN, N.J.

PHILADELPHIA:
PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION.

Available in ePub and mobi and .pdf formats

Written during the height of the First Great Awakening in America, Dickinson's volume is widely considered one of the first and most important texts on Calvinism in a uniquely American context. The author defends the doctrine of original sin, predestination, and justification and extends a clarion call for repentance. Dickinson explains the role of Christ's sacrifice in the conversion of sinners and lays stress upon the sufficiency of Christ for the sanctification of believers. This volume contains five discourses on Calvinism delivered by the first president of the College at Princeton, New Jersey (now Princeton University).

Jonathan Dickinson (1688-1747) first president of the College of New Jersey. "His pen was active in all the religious controversies of his day, and indeed his ability to define authoritatively such a variety of theological issues led Dr. Erskine of Edinburgh to remark that the British Isles had produced no such critics on Divinity in the eighteenth century as Dickinson and Edwards."--Dict. of Amer. Biography, V:301-2. Dickinson was a staunch supporter of Whitfield's revival efforts and intimate friend of David Brainerd. Sprague: Annual Amer. Pulpit, III:16 states "It may be doubted whether, with the exception of the elder Edwards, Calvinism has ever found an abler or more efficient champion in this country, than Jonathan Dickinson."

Table of Contents

I. Discourse on Election

II. Discourse on Original Sin

III. Discourse on Conversion

IV. Discourse on Justification by Faith

V. Discourse on the Saint's Perseverance

By Topic

Joy

By Scripture

Old Testament

Genesis

Exodus

Leviticus

Numbers

Deuteronomy

Joshua

Judges

Ruth

1 Samuel

2 Samuel

1 Kings

2 Kings

1 Chronicles

2 Chronicles

Ezra

Nehemiah

Esther

Job

Psalms

Proverbs

Ecclesiastes

Song of Solomon

Isaiah

Jeremiah

Lamentations

Ezekiel

Daniel

Hosea

Joel

Amos

Obadiah

Jonah

Micah

Nahum

Habakkuk

Zephaniah

Haggai

Zechariah

Malachi

New Testament

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

Acts

Romans

1 Corinthians

2 Corinthians

Galatians

Ephesians

Philippians

Colossians

1 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians

1 Timothy

2 Timothy

Titus

Philemon

Hebrews

James

1 Peter

2 Peter

1 John

2 John

3 John

Jude

Revelation

By Author

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