BOOK II. THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD THE REDEEMER IN CHRIST, FIRST DISCLOSED TO THE FATHERS UNDER THE LAW, AND THEN TO US IN THE GOSPEL.
- By the Fall and Revolt of Adam the Whole Human Race Was Delivered to the Curse, and Degenerated from Its Original Condition; the Doctrine of Original Sin.
- Man Has Now Been Deprived of Freedom of Choice and Bound Over to Miserable Servitude.
- Only Damnable Things Come Forth from Man's Corrupt Nature.
- How God Works in Men's Hearts.
- Refutation of the Objections Commonly Put Forward in Defense of Free Will.
- Fallen Man Ought to Seek Redemption in Christ.
- The Law Was Given, Not to Restrain the Folk of the Old Covenant Under Itself, but to Foster Hope of Salvation in Christ Until His Coming.
- Explanation of the Moral Law (the Ten Commandments).
- Christ, Although He Was Known to the Jews Under the Law, Was at Length Clearly Revealed Only in the Gospel.
- The Similarity of the Old and New Testaments.
- The Difference Between the Two Testaments.
- Christ Had to Become Man in Order to Fulfill the Office of Mediator.
- Christ Assumed the True Substance of Human Flesh.
- How the Two Natures of the Mediator Make One Person.
- To Know the Purpose for Which Christ Was Sent by the Father, and What He Conferred Upon Us, We Must Look Above All at Three Things in Him: the Prophetic Office, Kingship, and Priesthood.
- How Christ Has Fulfilled the Function of Redeemer to Acquire Salvation for Us. Here, Also, His Death and Resurrection Are Discussed, as Well as His Ascent Into Heaven.
- Christ Rightly and Properly Said to Have Merited God's Grace and Salvation for Us.