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

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.7: The Trinity

Chapter 2: Of God and of the Holy Trinity, para. 3 3._____ In this divine and infinite Being there are three subsistences, the Father, the Word or Son, and Holy Spirit, of one substance, power, and eternity, each having the whole divine essence, yet the essence undivided: the Father is of none, neither begotten nor … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.7: The Trinity

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.6: The Relationship of God to His Creatures

Chapter 2: Of God and of the Holy Trinity, para. 2. 2._____God, having all life, glory, goodness, blessedness, in and of himself, is alone in and unto himself all- sufficient, not standing in need of any creature which he hath made, nor deriving any glory from them, but only manifesting his own glory in, by, … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.6: The Relationship of God to His Creatures

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.5: The Attributes of God

Chapter 2: Of God and of the Holy Trinity, para. 1 1._____The Lord our God is but one only living and true God; whose subsistence is in and of himself, infinite in being and perfection; whose essence cannot be comprehended by any but himself; a most pure spirit, invisible, without body, parts, or passions, who … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.5: The Attributes of God

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.4: The Clarity, Availability, and Finality of Scripture

Chapter 1: Of the Holy Scriptures, Paragraphs 7-10 7._____All things in Scripture are not alike plain in themselves, nor alike clear unto all; yet those things which are necessary to be known, believed and observed for salvation, are so clearly propounded and opened in some place of Scripture or other, that not only the learned, … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.4: The Clarity, Availability, and Finality of Scripture

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.3: The Sufficiency of the Scriptures

Chapter 1: Of the Holy Scriptures, Paragraph 6 6._____The whole counsel of God concerning all things necessary for his own glory, man's salvation, faith and life, is either expressly set down or necessarily contained in the Holy Scripture: unto which nothing at any time is to be added, whether by new revelation of the Spirit, … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.3: The Sufficiency of the Scriptures

A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.2: The Identity and Authority of the Scriptures

Chapter 1: Of the Holy Scriptures, Paragraphs 2-5 2._____Under the name of Holy Scripture, or the Word of God written, are now contained all the books of the Old and New Testaments, which are these: OF THE OLD TESTAMENT: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, II Kings, … Continue reading A Walk through the 1689 Baptist Confession, pt.2: The Identity and Authority of the Scriptures