The Baptist Confession of Faith

1689

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Weight 0.4 lbs
Dimensions 5.55 × 4 × 0.5 in
binding

ePub, Gift Edition & ePub, Gift Edition & Kindle, Kindle (.mobi), Soft Cover, Gift Edition

Format

Book

isbn

9781848711822

Original Pub Date

1689

Banner Pub Date

Dec 3, 2012

topic

Catechisms/Confessions, General Theology

page-count

128

scripture

Whole Bible

series

Gift Editions, Pocket Puritans

Book Description

Put forth by the elders and brethren of many congregations of Christians (baptized upon profession of their faith) in London and the country.

With the heart man believeth unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation, Rom.10:10.

This Confession was first printed in London for Benjamin Harris, ‘to be sold at his shop at the Stationers Arms in Sweetings Rents, in Cornhill, near the Royal Exchange, 1677.’ Only minor alterations to spelling, punctuation and proof texts have been made by the editors of this Pocket Puritan gift edition.

Table of Contents Expand ↓

1 Of the Holy Scriptures 25
2 Of God and of the Holy Trinity 32
3 Of God’s Decree 35
4 Of Creation 39
5 Of Divine Providence 41
6 Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment Thereof 45
7 Of God’s Covenant 48
8 Of Christ the Mediator 50
9 Of Free Will 57
10 Of Effectual Calling 59
11 Of Justification 62
12 Of Adoption 65
13 Of Sanctification 66
14 Of Saving Faith 68
15 Of Repentance unto Life and Salvation 70
16 Of Good Works 72
17 Of the Perseverance of the Saints 76
18 Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation 79
19 Of the Law of God 82
20 Of the Gospel and of the Extent of the Grace Thereof 86
21 Of Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience 89
22 Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day 92
23 Of Lawful Oaths and Vows 97
24 Of the Civil Magistrate 99
25 Of Marriage 101
26 Of the Church 103
27 Of the Communion of Saints 111
28 Of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper 113
29 Of Baptism 114
30 Of the Lord’s Supper 116
31 Of the State of Man after Death and of the Resurrection of the Dead 120
32 Of the Last Judgment 122

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  1. Jaron

    By God’s kindness I came to know the doctrines of Grace from outside a reformed setting, but as so many others like me are now coming to know the historical reformed faith these historic confessions are such an amazing blessing for our generation and generations to come.
    This particular edition of the 1689 is one of the few books that I take everywhere with me. It’s incredibly well-made and the format of the pages is well broken down and I absolutely love the verse references at the bottom of each paragraph. If you’re young or old and you haven’t yet discovered these precious confessions I wholeheartedly encourage you to purchase them and be blessed by the work of Brothers in the faith who labored for the glory of Christ and his church’s up-building in the Faith once delivered to the Saints.

  2. Dr. Charles W. James

    I came to the Reformed Faith as an adult having grown up in a Baptist church that was not theological. No catechism/doctrinal statement to be found. The Banner of Truth Trust introduced me and instructed me in Reformed theology. I am an evangelical Anglican priest who was centered and grounded by Reformed doctrine. The Baptist Confession of Faith, 1689 was a delightful homecoming for me. Here is an exposition of Reformed Baptist doctrine in brief chapters that can be read while sitting in the doctor’s waiting room. This volume has a sturdy cover and binding and fits in your pocket. I use the Confession in my devotional practice. The Rev. Dr. Charles W. James

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