I. The Ten Commandments: The Simple Way a Father Should Present Them to His Household
A. The First Commandment
B. The Second Commandment
C. The Third Commandment
D. The Fourth Commandment
E. The Fifth Commandment
F. The Sixth Commandment
G. The Seventh Commandment
H. The Eighth Commandment
I. The Ninth Commandment
J. The Tenth Commandment
K. The Conclusion to the Commandments
II.The Creed: The Simple Way a Father Should Present it to His Household
II. The Second Article: On Redemption
III. The Third Article: On Becoming Holy
III. The Our Father: The Simple Way a Father Should Present it to His Household
The First Request
The Second Request
IV. The Third Request
V. The Fourth Request
VI. The Fifth Request
VII. The Sixth Request
VIII. The Seventh Request
IV. The Sacrament of Holy Baptism: The Simple Way a Father Should Present it to His Household
II. Q. What does Baptism give? What good is it?
III. Q. How can water do such great things?
Q. What is the meaning of such a water Baptism?
V. How One Should Teach the Uneducated to Confess
II. Q. Which sins should people confess?
VI. The Sacrament of the Altar: The Simple Way a Father Should Present it to his Household
II. Q. Where is that written?
III. Q. What good does this eating and drinking do?
IV. Q. How can physical eating and drinking do such great things?
V. Q. Who, then, receives such a sacrament in a worthy way?
Appendix I. How a Father Should Teach His Household to Conduct Morning and Evening Devotions.
The Evening Devotions
Appendix II. How a Father Should Teach His Household to say Grace and Return Thanks at Meals:
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