Slick, M. – Essential Doctrines of Christianity

The Bible itself reveals those doctrines that are essential to the Christian faith.  They are 1) the Deity of Christ, 2) Salvation by Grace, 3) Resurrection of Christ, 4) the gospel, and 5) monotheism.  These are the doctrines the Bible says are necessary.

This small article could very well determine whether you are in or out of the Christian Faith

Litmus Test: You have to believe items 1-5 to be in the Christian Faith.

Cooper, David L. – Messiah in His Historical Appearance

Predictions of Messiahs First Coming Birth of Jesus relating to second coming.

Glover, T.R. – Jesus of History

In Glover’s work on the Jesus of History, he explores the life of Christ. Note that he has some really interesting topics such as Jesus’ teaching on Sin, and Christ’s use of the Old Testament. Some others are Jesus’ Own God Consciousness, Jesus is to be known by what he does, and Jesus’ personality.

Chafer – Doctrine of Salvation theWord

Chafer – Doctrine of Salvation is a study by Chafer (Congregationalist) on Salvation. This work begins with a study on the word “salvation”, and then a study on the divine estimate of the Lost. This is followed by the three-fold message of the Cross, the present values of the Cross to the unsaved, the one condition of Salvation, the riches of Grace in Christ Jesus, Assurance, Rewards or the place of Christian Works, eternal security of the believer-doubtful passages, eternal security of the believer-doctrine of Scripture, and an appeal.