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Salvation Belongs to the Lord: An Introduction to Systematic Theology

, 2006
ISBN: 9781596380189
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Theologians, beginning students of theology or apologetics, and church leaders looking for a theological refresher or teaching tool will welcome this remarkably clear introduction to the doctrines of Scripture by John Frame. In an almost conversational style, Salvation Belongs to the Lord explores all the major biblical truths, explains key terms of systematic theology, and reflects on their implications and connections under the lordship of Christ.

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  • Introduces the doctrines of Scripture
  • Explores biblical truths and systematic theology through a Reformed perspective
  • Discusses how these topics connect through the lordship of Christ
  • Part One
    • God, the Lord
    • Who God Is and What He Does
    • God, Three in One
    • The Word of God
    • The Authority of the Bible
    • What Is Theology?
    • Man, the Image of God
    • Sin and Evil
    • God’s Covenants
    • Who Is Jesus Christ?
    • What Did Jesus Do?
    • The Holy Spirit
  • Part Two
    • Election, Calling, and Regeneration
    • Faith and Repentance
    • Justification and Adoption
    • Sanctification and Assurance
    • Perseverance and Glorification
    • The Nature of the Church
    • The Task of the Church
    • The Means of Grace
    • The Sacraments
    • Heaven and Hell
    • The Events of the Last Days
    • How Then Shall We Live?
    • Summary and Conclusion

Top Highlights

“The name Lord also tells us about his nature, what kind of God he is. Scripture typically associates three ideas with the idea of lordship, to which I’ve given the names control, authority, and presence.” (Page 8)

“The first thing to remember about God is that he is Lord, Yahweh, the I am. As the Lord, he is the personal, holy, head of the covenant. He is in full control of the world he has made, speaks to us with absolute authority, and commits himself to us as Immanuel, God with us.” (Page 14)

“When the biblical writers spoke of miracles, I believe what they had in mind can be summarized in the phrase extraordinary demonstrations of God’s lordship.” (Page 16)

“Third, to say that God’s authority is absolute means that it covers all areas of human life.” (Page 12)

“This is what we often call the sovereignty of God. Everything that happens in the world comes from him.” (Page 8)

John Frame is not only one of the most productive theologians of our day, he is also one of the most lucid. Deceptively so, for behind every sentence in this extraordinary volume lies deep reflection. It is at once vigorously orthodox and sweetly pastoral. We can be grateful for such a powerful and clear exposition of the whole range of theology.

William Edgar, professor, Westminster Theological Seminary

  • Title: Salvation Belongs to the Lord: An Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • Author: John Frame
  • Publisher: P&R
  • Print Publication Date: 2006
  • Logos Release Date: 2008
  • Pages: 382
  • Era: era:contemporary
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Reformed Church › Doctrines; Jesus Christ › Lordship; Theology, doctrinal
  • ISBNs: 9781596380189, 1596380187
  • Resource Type: Systematic Theology
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-10-28T17:54:57Z
John Frame

John M. Frame (b. 1939) is an American philosopher and a Calvinist theologian especially noted for his work in epistemology, presuppositional apologetics, systematic theology, and ethics. He is one of the foremost interpreters and critics of the thought of Cornelius Van Til. Dr. Frame formerly taught at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, and Westminster Theological Seminary.


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