Westminster Confession

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Westminster Confession:

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[Lat. credo=I believe], summary of basic doctrines of faith. The following are historically important Christian creeds.

1 The Nicene Creed, beginning, "I believe in one God the Father Almighty, maker of heaven and earth, and of all things visible and
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25) Paul Smalley, "Reformed, Puritan, and Baptist: A Comparison of the 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith to the 1646 Westminster Confession of Faith," Puritan Reformed Journal 2, no.
14) Thus, in 1907 the articles were adopted by the newly formed national Presbyterian Church of Korea, and since then they have become the Korean Presbyterian churches' most influential confession, along with the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Shorter Catechism.
The Presbyterian Church in Canada is a confessional church committed to its subordinate standards--the Westminster Confession of Faith and Living Faith.
Members of a predecessor church based in the southern states, the Presbyterian Church in the United States (PCUS), had until 1983 held the 17th- century Westminster Confession of Faith and two related catechisms as their sole confessional standard.
When they renounced the authority of the established church, the seceders often accused it of tolerating or even encouraging infidelity toward the Westminster Confession of Faith.
Either I had to accept the Westminster Confession of Faith as a statement of eternal truths set down once for all time, or I was expected to throw it over altogether and tie my faith to the latest theological fad.
Presbyterians are shocked when they discover that even the Westminster Confession of Faith does not establish the office of elder on New Testament references to "elder" but rather on the concept of "gifts of government" that were also found in the early church (e.
The organization advertises its commitment to the inerrancy of Scripture and requires all of its campus ministers to teach in accordance with the historic Westminster Confession of Faith.
The concern over the latter resulted in a report made to assembly in 1970 expressing sharp disagreement with the view of the Westminster Confession of Faith on that matter.
In 1998 we placed Living Faith alongside our other "subordinate standards," the ancient ecumenical creeds, the Westminster Confession of Faith from 1647, and the Declaration Concerning Church and Nation from 1955.

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