This is a 17 page examination and defense of the doctrine of the Trinity. Alford examines Christ’s humanity as well as his divinity. Specifically Alford establishes Christ’s divine traits (omniscience, wisdom, omnipresence, immutability, omnipotence, equality with the Father, deity), and then he examines issues of the trinity, plurality of the Godhead, number of persons in the Godhead, the Father-Son-Spirit are one God. Then Alford examines the consequences of this doctrine, specifically in the light of the Unitarian’s denial of it, and finally Alford examines criticisms of the Trinity.
Presenting 49 Vital Doctrines of the Scriptures, Abbreviated and Simplified for Popular Use, Including Suggestive Questions on Each Topical and Textual Indices.
Dabney was a Baptist, and this work is his Systematic Theology. Dabney was also Calvinistic.
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.
A one chapter article on how we can know Jesus is God: Jesus Shares the Honor Given to God. Jesus Shares the Attributes of God. Jesus Shares the Names Given to God. etc
Charles Hodge’s great systematic theology work is a well known Reformed/Calvinist theology. It is extensive.
Grant’s work, the Crowned Christ, (Brethren), is a 14 chapter work on Christ, looking at such things as the deity of Christ, eternal sonship, incarnation, his representative roles, his relationship roles, etc.