Table of Contents

Title Page

Prefatory Material

The Truth of the Christian Religion.

Book I.

Book II.

Book III.

Book IV.

Book V.

SECT. I. A confutation of Judaism, beginning with an address to the Jews.

SECT. II. That the Jews ought to look upon the miracles of Christ as sufficiently attested.

SECT. III. An answer to the objection, that those miracles were done by the help of devils.

SECT. IV. Or by the power of word.

SECT. V. That the miracles of Jesus were divine, proved from hence, because he taught the worship of one God, the Maker of the world.

SECT. VII. The law of Moses was observed by Jesus when on earth; neither was any part of it abolished afterwards, but only those precepts which had no intrinsic goodness in them.

SECT VIII. As sacrifices, which were never acceptable to God upon their own account.

SECT. IX. And the difference of meats.

SECT. X. And of days.

SECT. XI. And circumcision of the flesh.

SECT. XII. And yet the apostles of Jesus easily allowed of those things.

SECT. XIII. A proof against the Jews, taken from their own confession of the extraordinary promise of the Messiah.

SECT. XIV. That he is already come, appears from the time foretold.

SECT. XV. (With an answer to what is alleged, that his coming was deferred upon the account of the sins of the people.)

SECT. XVI. Also from the present state of the Jews, compared with the promises of the law.

SECT. XVII. Jesus proved to be the Messiah, from those things that were predicted of the Messiah.

SECT. XVIII. An answer to what is alleged, that some things were not fulfilled.

SECT. XIX. And to that which is objected of the low condition and death of Jesus.

SECT. XX. And as though they were good men who delivered him to death.

SECT. XXI. An answer to the objection of the Christians worshipping many gods.

SECT. XXII. And that human nature is worshipped by them.

SECT. XXIII. The conclusion of this part, with a prayer for the Jews.

Book VI.

Two Books by Monsieur Le Clerc.

Book I. Concerning the Choice of Our Opinion Amongs the Different Sects of Christians.

SECT. I. We must enquire amongst what Christians the true doctrine of Christ flourisheth most at this time.

SECT. II. We are to join ourselves with those who are most worthy the name of Christians.

SECT. III. They are most worthy the name of Christians who, in the purest manner of all, profess the doctrine the truth of which hath been proved by Grotius.

SECT. IV. Concerning the agreement and disagreement of Christians.

SECT. V. Whence every one ought to learn the knowledge of the Christian.

SECT. VI. Nothing else ought to be imposed upon Christian, but what they can gather from the New Testament.

SECT. VII. The providence of God in preserving the Christian doctrine is very wonderful.

SECT. VIII. An answer to that question, Why God permits differences and errors to arise amongst Christians.

SECT. IX. They profess and teach the Christian doctrine in the purest manner of all, who propose those things only as necessary to be believed, practised, or hoped for, which Christians are agreed in.

SECT. X. All prudent persons ought to partake of the sacrament with those who require nothing else of Christians but what every one finds in the books of the New Testament.

SECT. XI. Concerning church-government.

SECT. XII. The ancient church-government was highly esteemed by Grotius, without condemning others.

SECT. XIII. An exhortation to all Christians who differ from each other, not to require of one another any points of doctrine, but such as every one finds in the New 'Testament, and have always been believed.

Book II. Against Indifference in the Choice of Our Religion.

Testimonies Concerning Hugo Grotius’s Affection for the Church of England.


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