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. (m)(i) II Cor. 1:10; Gal. 3:10 with Matt. The Westminster Confession. 1:11; Ps. 63:17; Mark 6:52; Mark 16:14. There is but one only,(a) living, and true God:(b) who is infinite in being and perfection,(c) a most pure spirit,(d) invisible,(e) without body, parts,(f) or passions,(g) immutable,(h) immense,(i) eternal,(k) incomprehensible,(l) almighty,(m) most wise,(n) most holy,(o) most free,(p) most absolute,(q) working all things according to the counsel of His own immutable and most righteous will,(r) for His own glory;(s) most loving,(t) gracious, merciful, long-suffering, abundant in goodness and truth, forgiving iniquity, transgression, and sin;(u) the rewarder of them that diligently seek Him;(w) and withal, most just and terrible in His judgments,(x) hating all sin,(y) and who will by no means clear the guilty. (r) John 6:64, 65, 66; John 8:24. (f)(c) Deut. 2:17. (t) Acts 10:38; Heb. Q. 3:24; Eph. 20:8, 10, 11; Isa. Good works are only such as God hath commanded in His holy Word,(a) and not such as, without the warrant thereof, are devised by men, out of blind zeal, or upon any pretence of good intention. (l)(c) James 2:18, 22. in all its fullness to as many people as possible. 2:2. 25:22, 32, 33, 34; Ps. 1:7, 8, 9; John 17:6. (q) Ps. 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 .. For the better government, and further edification of the Church, there ought to be such assemblies as are commonly called synods or councils. This certainty is not a bare conjectural and probable persuasion, grounded upon a fallible hope;(e) but an infallible assurance of faith, founded upon the divine truth of the promises of salvation,(f) the inward evidence of those graces unto which these promises are made,(g) the testimony of the Spirit of adoption witnessing with our spirits that we are the children of God:(h) which Spirit is the earnest of our inheritance, whereby we are sealed to the day of redemption. WESTMINSTER CONFESSION CEP-ESV WITH SCRIPTURE PROOFS. ChroniclesII. This app contains the following: 1. 25:31 to the end; Rom. (w)(s) Rom. (i) Gen. 3:6; Eccles. 10:16; I Cor. (u) Col. 3:16; Eph. At the last day, such as are found alive shall not die, but be changed:(e) and all the dead shall be raised up, with the selfsame bodies, and none other, although with different qualities, which shall be united again to their souls for ever. 7:3 with Exod. 6:13. 6:2, 3; Ps. Q. 12:13. 1:3. 8:15, 16; Rom. (l)(i) Eph. 32:40. 3:11, 14; II Cor. 6. 10:5, Rom. Revisions were introduced into Confession of Faith in 1789 when the Presbyterian Church in the USA was originally constituted. 2:19; John 8:34; Luke 1:74, 75.IV. 3:3, 6. 10:10. 102:28; Matt. (h)(h) Heb. 4:6.Chapter III.Of God’s Eternal Decree.I. 5:23. 3:6. 15:13; Eph. 22:29, 31; Eph. (a)(a) Rom. In the unity of the Godhead there be three persons, of one substance, power, and eternity; God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. (d) Luke 16:23, 24; Acts 1:25; Jude ver. 82:3, 4; II Sam. 10:24, 25; Acts 2:42, 46; Isa. 73:15; Ps. 5:23. 11:20.IV. Our Lord Jesus, in the night wherein He was betrayed, instituted the sacrament of His body and blood, called the Lord’s Supper, to be observed in His Church, unto the end of the world, for the perpetual remembrance of the sacrifice of Himself in His death; the sealing all benefits thereof unto true believers, their spiritual nourishment and growth in Him, their further engagement in and to all duties which they owe unto Him; and to be a bond and pledge of their communion with Him, and with each other, as members of His mystical body. 10:11, 12, 14, 18.III. 10:4; Ex. 2:3; I Cor. 10:17; Rom. 1:23, with Acts 3:21 & Eph. 9:15, 18. 32:40; Isa. These documents come from the original text of 1646, from the manuscript of Cornelius Burgess, Assessor to the Westminster Assembly, with the Assembly’s proof texts, as published in the modern critical edition of 1937 by S. W. Carruthers. Those whom God effectually calleth, He also freely justifieth;(a) not by infusing righteousness into them, but by pardoning their sins, and by accounting and accepting their persons as righteous, not for anything wrought in them, or done by them, but for Christ’s sake alone; nor by imputing faith itself, the act of believing, or any other evangelical obedience to them, as their righteousness, but by imputing the obedience and satisfaction of Christ unto them,(b) they receiving and resting on Him and His righteousness by faith; which faith they have not of themselves, it is the gift of God. For permissions, view our Copyright Policy. (f) Hosea 14:2, 4; Rom. 26:26, 27, 28 & Mark 14:22, 23, 24 and Luke 22:19, 20 with I Cor. (f)(a) Rom. (e) Eph. 19, 20; John 3:16; I Tim. (g) Ezek. 5:1, 5, 11, 13; II John ver. Man, by his fall into a state of sin, hath wholly lost all ability of will to any spiritual good accompanying salvation:(d) so as, a natural man, being altogether averse from that good,(e) and dead in sin,(f) is not able, by his own strength, to convert himself, or to prepare himself thereunto. 8:4, 6. 19:6. (m)(l) I John 1:8, 10; Rom. It was this assembly which also produced the Larger and Shor te r Ca te chis ms . 119:68; Jer. 30:6; Ezek. Confession of Faith The Westminster Confession of Faith is perhaps the most notable expression in c reedal form of the truths of the Bibl e. It was the work of that assembly of divines which was calle d together by Parliament and met in London , at Westminster Abbey, du ring the years 1643 - 1648. A. Hodge About the author: Archibald Alexander Hodge was born in 1823 in Princeton, the son of Charles Hodge. Although the corruption of man be such as is apt to study arguments unduly to put asunder those whom God hath joined together in marriage: yet nothing but adultery, or such wilful desertion as can no way be remedied by the Church or civil magistrate, is cause sufficient of dissolving the bond of marriage:(o) wherein, a public and orderly course of proceeding is to be observed; and the persons concerned in it not left to their own wills and discretion, in their own case. (f) Heb. 26:27, 28; Tit. 20:9; Eccles. (n) Rom. 16:61, 62, 63. (d) Exod. 3:12. This catholic Church hath been sometimes more, sometimes less visible. (a)(a) Eph. (f) I Cor. (2 Tim. 8:30; Eph. (i) I Pet. The mission, passion and purpose of Ligonier Ministries is to proclaim the holiness of God (m)(k) Jer. 2:12; Phil. 13:1, 2, 4. 5:32; Deut. 5:7; Matt. 28:19, 20; Isa. God, the supreme Lord and King of all the world, hath ordained civil magistrates, to be, under Him, over the people, for His own glory, and the public good: and, to this end, hath armed them with the power of the sword, for the defence and encouragement of them that are good, and for the punishment of evil doers. 1:6; Acts 26:6, 7; Jude ver. 8:33; Luke 10:20.Chapter IV.Of Creation.I. 1:8, 9; II Thess. Achetez et téléchargez ebook A Commentary on The Westminster Confession of Faith With Scripture Proofs (English Edition): Boutique Kindle - Theology : Amazon.fr Highest end of Man, yet one Christ, in eating the fruit! 1:5, 6, 10, 11 ; II Kings 23:25.III by inspiration of God 6:44,,. A summary of the Holy Trinity.I Acts 2:41 ; Acts 1:25 ; Jude ver times, whether general particular..., 28 all of themselves, but you ’ ve got Javascript disabled, 3 ; Col. ;. John 5:22, 23, 30 ; Ps ) John 7:38, 39 ; John 17:20 ; II Sam contract! Acts 8:37, 38 ; Gen. 5:3 ; Job 35:7, 8 the rule Faith... 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