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7:14; Matt. This app does not require you to login and no personal data is collected. 13:20, 21; Heb. 5:4, 5. (g)(e) II Chron. 2:13. (c) Job 11:7, 8, 9; Job 26:14. 28:19, 20; I Cor. 11:32, 33, 34; II Sam. (e) Acts 17:24, 25. 2:13. 8:9, 14; Rom. 3:4, 5; Eph. 18:2; Rom. 43:3, 4, 5, 14.Chapter VI.Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof.I. (c) Rom. 1:15; Gen. 6:5; Jer. 15:4. Under the gospel, when Christ, the substance,(n) was exhibited, the ordinances in which this covenant is dispensed are the preaching of the Word, and the administration of the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper:(o) which, though fewer in number, and administered with more simplicity, and less outward glory; yet, in them, it is held forth in more fulness, evidence, and spiritual efficacy,(p) to all nations, both Jews and Gentiles;(q) and is called the New Testament. The Westminster Confession of Faith (1646-1647) with Scripture Proofs (a) Matt. The Westminster Confession. James Stark: The Westminster Confession of Faith critically Compared with the Holy Scripture and found wanting. A lawful oath is a part of religious worship,(a) wherein, upon just occasion, the person swearing solemnly calleth God to witness what he asserteth, or promiseth, and to judge him according to the truth or falsehood of what he sweareth. Prayer, with thanksgiving, being one special part of religious worship,(f) is by God required of all men:(g) and that it may be accepted, it is to be made in the name of the Son,(h) by the help of His Spirit,(i) according to His will,(k) with understanding, reverence, humility, fervency, faith, love, and perseverance;(l) and, if vocal, in a known tongue. 3:17, 18, 19. (q) Matt. (a) Ps. 20:7; Lev. (k) Rom. (f) Eph. 12:13. 5:12; Acts 20:17, 28; Heb. The books commonly called Apocrypha, not being of divine inspiration, are no part of the canon of the Scripture; and therefore are of no authority in the Church of God, nor to be any otherwise approved, or made use of, than other human writings. 13:1 to 9; II Kings 23:1 to 26; II Chron. 12:12, 13; Ps. Of Free Will; X. ii. (h) In His sight all things are open and manifest;(i) His knowledge is infinite, infallible, and independent upon the creature,(k) so as nothing is to Him contingent, or uncertain. 2:12. 12:7 & Luke 23:43 and Matt. Find books like The Westminster Confession of Faith, with Scripture proofs from the world’s largest community of readers. The catholic or universal Church which is invisible, consists of the whole number of the elect, that have been, are, or shall be gathered into one, under Christ the Head thereof; and is the spouse, the body, the fulness of Him that filleth all in all. Prefatory note: In 1646, at the request of the “Long Parliament,” the Westminster Assembly of Divines finalized the Westminster Confession of Faith; Scripture proofs were added in 1647. (i)(e) John 4:42; I Thess. (d) Mal. (c) And the souls of the wicked are cast into hell, where they remain in torments and utter darkness, reserved to the judgment of the great day. 14:17; Rom. De Scriptura Sacrosancta. 12:10; Acts 11:18. The efficacy of Baptism is not tied to that moment of time wherein it is administered;(q) yet notwithstanding, by the right use of this ordinance, the grace promised is not only offered, but really exhibited and conferred, by the Holy Ghost, to such (whether of age or infants) as that grace belongeth unto, according to the counsel of God’s own will, in His appointed time. 28:18, 19, 20.II. (g) Isa. (d) Rom. 11:5, 6, 20; II Pet. 6:12, 14, 15; Col. 4:2; Eph. (h) Eccles. (p) And, for their publishing of such opinions, or maintaining of such practices, as are contrary to the light of nature, or to the known principles of Christianity, whether concerning faith, worship, or conversation; or, to the power of godliness; or, such erroneous opinions or practices, as either in their own nature, or in the manner of publishing or maintaining them, are destructive to the external peace and order which Christ hath established in the Church, they may lawfully be called to account, and proceeded against by the censures of the Church,(q) and by the power of the civil magistrate. 4:12; Rom. 12:23; II Cor. (k)(k) Ps. 10:22; Col. (t) II Pet. 3:31. 1:21. (d) Ps. (l) I Sam. 4:13; Rom. Their ability to do good works is not at all of themselves, but wholly from the Spirit of Christ. (u) Exod. 5:20; Matt. The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed confession of faith, in the Calvinist theological tradition. Of Adoption; XIII. 32:1 with Rom. 1:2. (d)(b) Heb. The most wise, righteous, and gracious God doth oftentimes leave for a season His own children to manifold temptations, and the corruption of their own hearts, to chastise them for their former sins, or to discover unto them the hidden strength of corruption, and deceitfulness of their hearts, that they may be humbled;(t) and, to raise them to a more close and constant dependence for their support upon Himself, and to make them more watchful against all future occasions of sin, and for sundry other just and holy ends. (f)(b) I Cor. (n) Rom. (c) Therefore, to swear vainly or rashly, by that glorious and dreadful Name; or, to swear at all by any other thing, is sinful, and to be abhorred. 10:14. 8:15, 16. 2:10. xix. 26:70, 72, 74. 16:22; Gal. (k) I John 5:14. 19:1, 2, 3; Rom. (r) Gen. 50:20; Isa. (m) Rom. 16:18; Ps. 3:16; I John 5:9; I Thess. 6:12. 6:18, 22. The Nicene Creed. (q)(m) I Pet. 23:21, 22, 23; Ps. 3:11. 11:14. (o) I Tim. 7:11. 13:1 to 8; Heb. 1:11; Rom. 30:19.II. 9:22, 25, 26, 28. (u) Heb. 23:23, 24. (e) Eph. Q. 1:9.Chapter VII.Of God’s Covenant with Man.I. 1:10. (t) So shall this doctrine afford matter of praise, reverence, and admiration of God,(u) and of humility, diligence, and abundant consolation to all that sincerely obey the Gospel. 37:11 with Matt. Ver todos os formatos e edições Ocultar outros formatos e edições. (h) John 14:13, 14; I Pet. (t)(p) Matt. 4:13; II Cor. I. 1:19. 66:13, 14.VI. i. 4:30. (f) John 10:28; II Thess. 29:19; John 8:41. (r) Luke 22:20. 31:15, 16, 17; Isa. (k) I Cor. Paperback. Although ignorant and wicked men receive the outward elements in this sacrament: yet they receive not the thing signified thereby, but by their unworthy coming thereunto are guilty of the body and blood of the Lord to their own damnation. 8:18; Ps. 7:20. (n) Rom. 31:22; Ps. 4:11; I Tim. 6:14. 13:15, 16, 17.Chapter XXIV.Of Marriage and Divorce.I. (n)(l) Matt. Yet notwithstanding, the persons of believers being accepted through Christ, their good works also are accepted in Him,(u) not as though they were in this life wholly unblamable and unreproveable in God’s sight;(w) but that He, looking upon them in His Son, is pleased to accept and reward that which is sincere, although accompanied with many weaknesses and imperfections. 5:2, 3, 4, 6. (h) Heb. 24:36, 42, 43, 44; Mark 13:35, 36, 37; Luke 12:35, 36; Rev. By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion, with God,(c) and so became dead in sin,(d) and wholly defiled in all the parts and faculties of soul and body. To them also, as a body politic, He gave sundry judicial laws, which expired together with the State of that people; not obliging any other now, further than the general equity thereof may require. Although drawn up by the 1646 Westminster Assembly, largely of the Church of England, it became and remains the 'subordinate standard' of doctrine in the Church of Scotland, and has been influential within Presbyterian churches worldwide. (t) Isa. 1:11; I Tim. (c)(b) James 1:25; James 2:8, 10, 11, 12; Rom. 1 A Commentary on The Westminster Confession of Faith With Scripture Proofs By A. (d) II Cor. 1:12. (n)(k) Exod. 2:5, 9, 10, 11, 12; I Tim. (p)(o) Ps. (h) Matt. 51:4, 5, 7, 9, 14; Ps. 8:1; Isa. 7:29. 122:9; Ezra 7:23, 25, 26, 27, 28; Lev. 7:39. 26:1 to 14 with II Cor. 145:17. (y) Gal. 13:8.VII. 5:6, 7.V. 3:18. 5:2. For the better government, and further edification of the Church, there ought to be such assemblies as are commonly called synods or councils. The Westminster Confession of Faith is a Reformed confession of faith, in the Calvinist theological tradition. 4:17; I Cor. 2:20; Rev. 15:21, 22, 49. (n) Heb. 11:18, 19, 20, 21, 22. 3:13. 4:25, 35. (q) Col. 3:10, 11, 12. ChroniclesII. (c) Acts 15:2, 4, 22, 23, 25.III. (r) Col. (f) Isa. (e)(c) Gen. 3:6, 7, 8; Eccles. (q) Ps. Chapter I. KingsI. 8:30; Eph. (l)(k) Rom. (f) For the better effecting whereof, he hath power to call synods, to be present at them, and to provide that whatsoever is transacted in them be according to the mind of God. 10:1, 2, 3, 4; Heb. 6:22, 23.II. What is the chief and highest end of man? (i) I Pet. 11:33. 4:14, 16; Heb. 3:7; Acts 10:2. It is not to be made to any creature, but to God alone:(o) and that it may be accepted, it is to be made voluntarily, out of faith, and conscience of duty, in way of thankfulness for mercy received, or for the obtaining of what we want; whereby we more strictly bind ourselves to necessary duties; or to other things, so far and so long as they may fitly conduce thereunto. 7:18; Col. 13:25; Ezra 10:5.III. 11:13, 14; I Cor. (c)(a) John 1:3; Eph. 2:8; Rev. 36:27. A preface. 5:21; Matt. (n)(k) Jam. The Confession of faith, the Larger and Shorter catechisms, with the scripture proofs at large : together with the sum of saving knowledge (contain'd in the Holy Scriptures, and held forth in the said Confession and Catechisms) and practical use thereof .. 13:14. Cap. The Westminster Confession of Faith, with Scripture proofs eBook: Westminster Assembly of Divines: Kindle Store As God hath appointed the elect unto glory, so hath He, by the eternal and most free purpose of His will, fore-ordained all the means thereunto. (h) But the principal acts of saving faith are accepting, receiving, and resting upon Christ alone for justification, sanctification, and eternal life, by virtue of the covenant of grace. (c) Phil. 4:25. (h) Rev. 6:1. 17:12; Acts 4:27, 28; John 19:11; Prov. Q. 12:23; I John 3:2; Jude ver. For permissions, view our Copyright Policy. 7:6; I Tim. 11:16; Gen. 3:15; Gen. 1:4, 5; Eph. (q) In which respects, Popish monastical vows of perpetual single life, professed poverty, and regular obedience, are so far from being degrees of higher perfection, that they are superstitious and sinful snares, in which no Christian may entangle himself. This communion which the saints have with Christ, doth not make them, in any wise, partakers of the substance of His Godhead; or to be equal with Christ, in any respect: either of which to affirm is impious and blasphemous. 3:21; Rom. 1:4; Col. 1:13; Acts 26:18; Rom. 13:1, 2, 3, 4; I Pet. This infallible assurance doth not so belong to the essence of faith, but that a true believer may wait long, and conflict with many difficulties before he be partaker of it:(k) yet, being enabled by the Spirit to know the things which are freely given him of God, he may without extraordinary revelation, in the right use of ordinary means, attain thereunto. 11:33, 34; Ps. (q) Ps. (r) John 15:13, 15; Eph. (d) Yet, as in matters of weight and moment, an oath is warranted by the Word of God, under the New Testament, as well as under the Old;(e) so a lawful oath, being imposed by lawful authority, in such matters ought to be taken. The following PDF documents contain the Confession and Catechisms with full Scripture proofs (several are quite large; please wait for them to load): 1700 North Brown Road Suite 105 Lawrenceville, GA 30043, Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress, Title page, table of contents, and preface, Westminster Confession of Faith with Scripture proofs (658K), Larger Catechism with Scripture Proofs, part 1 (questions 1-115) (418K), Larger Catechism with Scripture Proofs, part 2 (questions 116-196) (379K). Maintain that they may, is very God, and of the Fall of Man is perfectly! 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