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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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.
6) The Westminster Confession of Faith, the Shorter Catechism and the Larger Catechism (composed in the 1640s but incorporating revisions adopted by American Presbyterians in the 18th and 20th centuries).
As a result, in 1998 it was adopted by the General Assembly as a subordinate standard or confessional statement and took its place alongside the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Declaration of Faith Concerning Church and Nation.
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 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.
The Westminster Confession of Faith, Living Faith and other creeds and confessions
Thank God Zander Dunn has grown beyond the outdated intent of the Westminster Confession of Faith written 363 years ago which, among other things, declares that some of us will eventually reside in hell.
I do not believe the Westminster Confession of Faith is right to say the pope is the Anti-Christ or to embrace double predestination (some are saved; some are damned).
Have you ever noticed, for example, that the Westminster Confession of Faith has no chapter on the Holy Spirit?
Not only does it strike at "the core of our faith" but also is a challenge to the integrity of Presbyterian ministers "who sign a statement that they are in substantial agreement with the Westminster Confession of Faith.

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