1689 baptist confession

printable chapters with annotated scripture citations

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A web version without full scripture citations can be viewed at the Founders Ministries website.


Chapter 1       The Holy Scriptures

Chapter 2       God and the Holy Trinity

Chapter 3       God's Decree

Chapter 4       Creation

Chapter 5       Divine Providence

Chapter 6       The Fall of Mankind, and Sin and its Punishment

Chapter 7       God's Covenant

Chapter 8       Christ the Mediator

Chapter 9       Free Will

Chapter 10     Effectual Calling

Chapter 11      Justification

Chapter 12     Adoption

Chapter 13     Sanctification

Chapter 14     Saving Faith

Chapter 15     Repentance to Life and Salvation

Chapter 16     Good Works

Chapter 17     The Perseverance of the Saints

Chapter 18     Assurance of Grace and Salvation

Chapter 19     The Law of God

Chapter 20    The Gospel and the Extent of Its Grace

Chapter 21     Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience

Chapter 22     Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day

Chapter 23     Lawful Oaths and Vows

Chapter 24     Civil Government

Chapter 25     Marriage

Chapter 26     The Church

Chapter 27     The Communion of the Saints

Chapter 28     Baptism and the Lord's Supper

Chapter 29     Baptism

Chapter 30     The Lord's Supper

Chapter 31      The State of Humanity after Death and the Resurrection of the Dead

Chapter 32     The Last Judgment