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Chapter 33.3

iii. As Christ would have us to be certainly persuaded that there shall be a day of judgment, both to deter all men from sin; and for the greater consolation of the godly in their adversity: (2 Pet. 3:11, 14,...
Posted September 5, 2013 @ 2:58 PM by Scott Oliphint

Chapter 33.2

ii. The end of God's appointing this day is for the manifestation of the glory of His mercy, in the eternal salvation of the elect; and of His justice, in the damnation of the reprobate, who are wicked and disobedient....
Posted September 4, 2013 @ 8:47 AM by Scott Oliphint

Chapter 33.1

i. God hath appointed a day, wherein He will judge the world, in righteousness, by Jesus Christ, to whom all power and judgment is given of the Father. In which day, not only the apostate angels shall be judged, but...
Posted September 3, 2013 @ 4:44 PM by Scott Oliphint

Chapter 32

i. The bodies of men, after death, return to dust, and see corruption: but their souls, which neither die nor sleep, having an immortal subsistence, immediately return to God who gave them: the souls of the righteous, being then made perfect...
Posted August 26, 2013 @ 11:06 AM by Jeffrey Jue

Chapter 31

i. For the better government, and further edification of the church, there ought to be such assemblies as are commonly called synods or councils; and it belongeth to the overseers and other rulers of the particular churches, by virtue of...
Posted August 14, 2013 @ 8:52 AM by William VanDoodewaard

Chapter 30.3, 4

iii. Church censures are necessary, for the reclaiming and gaining of offending brethren, for deterring of others from the like offences, for purging out of that leaven which might infect the whole lump, for vindicating the honour of Christ, and...
Posted August 7, 2013 @ 10:01 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 30.1, 2

i. The Lord Jesus, as King and Head of His Church, hath therein appointed government, in the hand of Church officers, distinct from the civil magistrate.ii. To these officers the keys of the kingdom of heaven are committed, by virtue...
Posted August 5, 2013 @ 9:11 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 29.7, 8

vii. Worthy receivers, outwardly partaking of the visible elements, in this sacrament, do then also, inwardly by faith, really and indeed, yet not carnally and corporally but spiritually, receive, and feed upon, Christ crucified, and all benefits of His death:...
Posted August 3, 2013 @ 9:11 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 29.5, 6

v. The outward elements in this sacrament, duly set apart to the uses ordained by Christ, have such relation to Him crucified, as that, truly, yet sacramentally only, they are sometimes called by the name of the things they represent,...
Posted August 1, 2013 @ 8:31 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 29.3, 4

iii. The Lord Jesus hath, in his ordinance, appointed His ministers to declare His word of institution to the people; to pray, and bless the elements of bread and wine, and thereby to set them apart from a common to...
Posted July 31, 2013 @ 8:21 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 29.2

ii. In this sacrament, Christ is not offered up to His Father; not any real sacrifice made at all, for remission of sins of the quick or dead; but only a commemoration of that one offering up of Himself, by...
Posted July 30, 2013 @ 11:06 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 29.1

i. 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...
Posted July 29, 2013 @ 8:38 AM by Chad Van Dixhoorn

Chapter 28.4

iv. Not only those that do actually profess faith in and obedience unto Christ, but alsot he infants of one, or both, believing parents, are to be baptized. The fourth topic treated by the Westminster Confession's teaching on baptism pertains to...
Posted July 26, 2013 @ 5:06 PM by Rick Phillips

Chapter 28.2, 3

ii. The outward element to be used in this sacrament is water, wherewith the party is to be baptized, in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost, by a minister of the gospel,...
Posted July 26, 2013 @ 4:58 PM by Rick Phillips

Chapter 28.1, Part Two

i. Baptism is a sacrament of the new testament, ordained by Jesus Christ, not only for the solemn admission of the party baptized into the visible church; but also, to be unto him a sign and seal of the covenant...
Posted July 24, 2013 @ 7:50 AM by Rick Phillips
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