The 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith in Modern English

This title can be purchased in print form from Founders Press. For a discussion of how robust a confession of faith should be, see B.H. Carroll and Robust Confessionalism. For a suggestion about how a church might subscribe to the Second London Confession of Faith, see How to Subscribe to the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith. To understand the importance of creedalism, or confessionalism, see The Creedal Imperative by Carl Trueman.

Foreword

Introduction

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 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

 

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