The Doctrines of Grace – Loraine Boettner

For a guy named “Loraine” he sure does hit hard

Total Depravity

1. Statement of the Doctrine.
2. The Extent and Effects of Original Sin.
3. The Defects in Man’s Common Virtues.
4. The Fall of Man.
5. The Representative Principle.
6. The Goodness and Severity of God.
7. Scripture Proof.

Unconditional Election

1. Statement
2. Comments by Calvin, Luther, and Warfield
3. Proof from Scripture
4. Based on the Doctrine of Original Sin
No Injustice is Done to the Non-Elect
5. State of the Heathens
6. Purposes of the Decree of Reprobation
7. Arminians Center Attack on this Doctrine
8. Under no Obligation to Explain all These Things

Limited Atonement

1. Statement of the Doctrine.
2. The Infinite Value of Christ’s Atonement.
3. The Atonement is Limited in Purpose and Application.
4. Christ’s Work as a Perfect Fulfilment of the Law.
5. A Ransom.
6. The Divine Purpose in Christ’s Sacrifice.
7. The Exclusion of the Non-Elect.
8. The Argument from the Foreknowledge of God.
9. Certain Benefits Which Extend to Mankind in General.

Efficacious Grace

1. Teaching of the Westminster Confession.
2. Necessity for the Change.
3. An Inward Change Wrought by Supernatural Power.
4. The Effect Produced in the Soul.
5. The Sufficiency of Christ’s Work — Evangelicalism
6. Arminian View of Universal Grace.
7. No Violation of Man’s Free Agency.
8. Common Grace.

Perseverance of the Saints

1. Statement of the Doctrine.
2. Perseverance Does Not Depend Upon the Person’s Good Works But Upon God’s Grace.
3. Though Truly Saved the Christian May Temporarily Backslide and Commit Sin.
4. An Outward Profession of Righteousness Not a Guarantee That the Person Is a True Christian.
5. Arminian Sense of Insecurity.
6. Purpose of the Scripture Warnings Against Apostasy.
7. Scripture Proof.

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