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Page Chap. 11. Of Baptism,
Of Baptism, and Bread and Wine. Chap. 12. Of the Life of a Christian
in general, what, and how it ought to be in this world. .
79 Chap. 13. Of Magistracy. Chap. 14. Of the Resurrection. Chap. 15. A short Introduction to the Confession of Faith.
105 Chap. 16. A Confession of Faith, containing twenty-three Articles
107 Art. 1. Concerning God, and the
true and saving Knowledge of him. 107 Art. 2. Of the Guide and Rule of Christians.
108 Art. 3. Of the Scriptures
109 Art. 4. Of the Divinity of Christ, and
his Being from the Beginning. 109 Art. 5. Of his Appearance in the
• 113 Art. 10. Of the Universal Love and Grace of God to all.
• 114 Art. 11. Of the Light that enlighteneth every Man.
112 I I2
Of GOD, and the true and saving Know
ledge of him.
by all sorts of Christians, that the
height of happiness confifteth in coming to know and enjoy eternal life ; what is it in the sense and judgment of Christ?
A. This is life eternal, that they might John know thee the only true God, and Jesus '7• 3. Christ whom thou hast fent.
Q. How doth God reveal this knowledge ?
À. For God, who commanded the light 2 Cor. to shine out of darkness, hath shined in 4. 6. our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God, in the face of Jesus Christ. Q. How many Gods are there?
A. One God.
We know that an idol is nothing in the 8.4.6. world, and that there is none other God
but one. But to us there is but one God.
Q. What is God? John À. God is a spirit.
Q. Among all the blessed, glorious, and divine excellencies of God, which are ascribed and given to him in the scriptures ; what is that which is most needful for us to take notice of, as being the message which the apostles re. corded in special manner to declare of him now
under the gospel ? 1 John A. This then is the meffage which we
have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
Q. What are they that bear record in
A. There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost; and these three are one.
Q. How cometh any man to know God the Father, according to Christ's words?
A. All things are delivered to me of
my Father, and no man knoweth who the 11. 27. Son is, but the Father, and who the Father
is, but the Son, and he to whom the Son
will reveal him. John Jesus faith unto him, I am the way, the
Luke 10, 22. Mat