A Christian Primer: The Prayer, the Creed, the Commandments

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1990 M01 1 - 263 pages

With the Lord's Prayer, the Apostles' Creed, and the Ten Commandments as his outline, Albert Winn offers plain talk about the basics of Christian faith. From these familiar sources which constitute the backbone of Luther's Catechism, Calvin's Catechism, and the Heidelberg Catechism, Winn fashions a primer to help renew faith. His book initiates a realm of Christian learning that remains important for a lifetime.

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This is a basic exposition of the petitions of The Lord's Prayer, the articles of The Apostles' Creed, and The Ten Commandments by a retired Presbyterian minister and president emeritus of Louisville ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
Introduction
13
The Lords Prayer
17
Lord Teach Us to Pray
19
Our Father Who Art in Heaven
26
Hallowed Be Thy Name
33
Thy Kingdom Come
41
Thy Will Be Done on Earth as It Is in Heaven
48
The Third Day He Rose Again from the Dead
134
He Ascended Into Heaven and Sitteth on the Right Hand of God the Father Almighty
139
From Thence He Shall Come to Judge the Quick and the Dead
146
Believe in the Holy Ghost
152
The Holy Catholic Church
158
The Communion of Saints
165
The Forgiveness of Sins
170
The Resurrection of the Body and the Life Everlasting
175

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
55
Forgive Us Our Debts as We Forgive Our Debtors
63
Lead Us Not Into Temptation
71
Thine Is the Kingdom the Power and the Glory Forever
78
The Apostles Creed
83
Believe
85
God the Father Almighty
89
Maker of Heaven and Earth
91
Jesus Christ His Only Son Our Lord
98
Conceived by the Holy Ghost
105
Born of the Virgin Mary
111
Suffered Under Pontius Pilate
117
Crucified Dead and Buried
122
He Descended Into Hell
128
The Ten Commandments
183
Commandments and Promises
185
Getting It Together
193
No Idols
199
No Empty Name
207
Rest
214
Stability
222
Life
228
Faithfulness
233
Generosity
239
Truthfulness
244
Contentment
250
Notes
259
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Albert Curry Winn is President Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He is also a former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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