A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.17: The Person of Christ and the Nature of the Incarnation

Chapter 8: Of Christ the Mediator, paras. 2-3 2._____ The Son of God, the second person in the Holy Trinity, being very and eternal God, the brightness of the Father's glory, of one substance and equal with him who made the world, who upholdeth and governeth all things he hath made, did, when the fullness of … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.17: The Person of Christ and the Nature of the Incarnation

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.16: The Covenant of Redemption and Christ’s Election as Mediator

Chapter 8: Of Christ the Mediator, para 1 1._____ It pleased God, in His eternal purpose, to choose and ordain the Lord Jesus, his only begotten Son, according to the covenant made between them both, to be the mediator between God and man; the prophet, priest, and king; head and saviour of the church, the heir … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.16: The Covenant of Redemption and Christ’s Election as Mediator

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.15: The Progressive Unfolding of the Covenant of Grace

Chapter 7: Of God’s Covenant, para. 3 3._____ This covenant is revealed in the gospel; first of all to Adam in the promise of salvation by the seed of the woman, and afterwards by farther steps, until the full discovery thereof was completed in the New Testament; and it is founded in that eternal covenant … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.15: The Progressive Unfolding of the Covenant of Grace

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.14: Introduction to Chapter 7 and 1689 Covenantal Theology

Chapter 7: Of God's Covenant 1._____ The distance between God and the creature is so great, that although reasonable creatures do owe obedience to him as their creator, yet they could never have attained the reward of life but by some voluntary condescension on God's part, which he hath been pleased to express by way … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.14: Introduction to Chapter 7 and 1689 Covenantal Theology

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.13: Of the Fall of man, of Sin, and of the Punishment Thereof

Chapter 6: Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment Thereof 1._____ Although God created man upright and perfect, and gave him a righteous law, which had been unto life had he kept it, and threatened death upon the breach thereof, yet he did not long abide in this honour; Satan using … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.13: Of the Fall of man, of Sin, and of the Punishment Thereof

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.12: Of Divine Providence

Chapter 5: Of Divine Providence 1._____ God the good Creator of all things, in his infinite power and wisdom doth uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all creatures and things, from the greatest even to the least, by his most wise and holy providence, to the end for the which they were created, according unto his … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.12: Of Divine Providence

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.11: The Creation of Man

Chapter 4: Of Creation, para. 2-3 2._____ After God had made all other creatures, he created man, male and female, with reasonable and immortal souls, rendering them fit unto that life to God for which they were created; being made after the image of God, in knowledge, righteousness, and true holiness; having the law of … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.11: The Creation of Man

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.10: The Literal Nature of Creation

Chapter 4: Of Creation, para. 1 1._____ In the beginning it pleased God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, for the manifestation of the glory of his eternal power, wisdom, and goodness, to create or make the world, and all things therein, whether visible or invisible, in the space of six days, and all very … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.10: The Literal Nature of Creation

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.9: God’s Decree of Predestination to Life

Chapter 3: Of God’s Decree, paras. 3-7 3._____ By the decree of God, for the manifestation of his glory, some men and angels are predestinated, or foreordained to eternal life through Jesus Christ, to the praise of his glorious grace; others being left to act in their sin to their just condemnation, to the praise … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.9: God’s Decree of Predestination to Life

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.8: God’s General Decree of All Events

  Chapter 3: Of God's Decree, paras. 1-2 1._____ God hath decreed in himself, from all eternity, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably, all things, whatsoever comes to pass; yet so as thereby is God neither the author of sin nor hath fellowship with any therein; nor … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.8: God’s General Decree of All Events