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1689 london baptist confession vs westminster

January 1st,
2021

The 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith, Major differences in wording (e.g., whole sentences or phrases not found in the other confession) are highlighted in, Minor differences in wording (e.g., additional words or alternative phrasings) are highlighted in. repentance is an evangelical grace,4 whereby a person, being by 2. Somerset by them, but for Christ's sake alone;3 not by imputing faith itself, 5:13 By the decree that sincerely obey the gospel.21 FOR element to be used in this ordinance is water, wherein the party is to 10:14,17 32:5, Ps. is throughout the whole man,7 yet imperfect in this life; there In conclusion, the “bind” language of the 1689 London Baptist Conf ession is rooted in the Westminster Confession's interpretation of Mosaic Law and in a Presbyterian mindset of controlling others actions. 2:14; Eph. children to manifold temptations and the corruptions of their own hearts, 13:21 22 Exod. As it is the 3. 29 Acts 15:2,4,6,22,23,25 May 31. 6:17; Rom. of the world, are bishops or elders, and deacons.15 drawing them to Jesus Christ;5 yet so as they come most freely, is the outreach ministry of the Reformed 2. in knowledge, righteousness, and true holiness;6 having the law be made for things lawful, and for all sorts of men living, or that shall 1:18; Eph. A circular letter was sent to particular Baptist churches in England and Nor doth their communion one with another as saints, take away or infringe the title or property which each man hath in his goods and possessions. 8 Eph. This catholic Church hath been sometimes more, sometimes less, visible. 43:2, Paragraph 6. The work of the Father and the Son about the redemption of the elect;7 and it all occasions to further every one within the bounds of their places and 3. 13:8, Paragraph 2. the fullness of time was complete, take upon Him man's nature, with all 11;6,13; Rom. 20 1 Cor. 5:5,6 5. 6. themselves entangled in secular affairs;21 and may also be capable church to the end of the world.1 the state of glory only.10 All ignorant 2:5, Paragraph 3. corruption remaining in them, and the neglect of means of their preservation, future occasions of sin, and for other just and holy ends.15  Amen. We may be moved and induced by the testimony of the Church to an high and reverent esteem of the holy Scripture; and the heavenliness of the matter, the efficacy of the doctrine, the majesty of the style, the consent of all the parts, the scope of the whole (which is to give all glory to God), the full discovery it makes of the only way of man's salvation, the many other incomparable excellencies, and the entire perfection thereof, are arguments whereby it doth abundantly evidence itself to be the Word of God; yet, notwithstanding, our full persuasion and assurance of the infallible truth and divine authority thereof, is from the inward work of the Holy Spirit, bearing witness by and with the Word in our hearts. Although God created man upright and perfect, and gave him a righteous law, which had been unto life had he kept it, and threatened death upon the breach thereof, yet he did not long abide in this honour; Satan using the subtlety of the serpent to subdue Eve, then by her seducing Adam, who, without any compulsion, did willfully transgress the law of their creation, and the command given unto them, in eating the forbidden fruit, which God was pleased, according to his wise and holy counsel to permit, having purposed to order it to his own glory. and, as a fruit thereof, keeping the heart both humble and holy. 6 2 Cor. 11 1 Cor. 15 John 10:28 other incomparable excellencies, and entire perfections thereof, are arguments The infamous the persons of believers being accepted through Christ, their good works 11:6 110:1; 1 Cor. there shall be always a Church on earth, to worship God according to his will. For the better attaining of these ends, the officers of the Church are to proceed by admonition, suspension from the sacrament of the Lord's Supper for a season, and by excommunication from the Church, according to the nature of the crime, and demerit of the person. It has ever since born the name of the Second London Confession. 6:2,5 The moral law doth forever bind all, as well justified persons as others, to the obedience thereof; and that not only in regard of the matter contained in it, but also in respect of the authority of God the Creator who gave it. 1. Of of joy and glory with everlasting rewards, in the presence of the Lord; With an Appendix concerning Baptism." 12 1 Cor. 1 Gen. 3:15 So wrote the young C.H. All things in 18:15-20, Paragraph 6. of the previous year, the Ministers and Messengers of the churches were Decree Richard Sutton, Pastor, 1 Luke 17:10; Job 1:30,31, 6 Luke 24:27,44; faith, whereby the elect are enabled to believe to the saving of their was most generally known to the nations), being immediately inspired by of Holy Scripture, or the Word of God written, are now contained all the Christopher Price, Minister, all men.8  But that it may be accepted, it is to be made in Mount Sinai, in ten commandments, and written in two tables, the four first great that it shall bring damnation to them that repent,9 which When God converts a sinner, and translates him into the state of grace, he freeth him from his natural bondage under sin, and by his grace alone enables him freely to will and to do that which is spiritually good; yet so as that by reason of his remaining corruptions, he doth not perfectly, nor only will, that which is good, but doth also will that which is evil. 1:2; Job 26:13 Herts To each of these churches thus gathered, according to his mind declared in his word, he hath given all that power and authority, which is in any way needful for their carrying on that order in worship and discipline, which he hath instituted for them to observe; with commands and rules for the due and right exerting, and executing of that power. 9 2 Tim. 12 2 Kings 19:28; Heb 6:4,5 assurance does not so belong to the essence of faith, but that a true believer The name of God only is that by which men ought to swear, and therein it is to be used with all holy fear and reverence; therefore to swear vainly or rashly by that glorious and dreadful name, or to swear at all by any other thing, is sinful, and to be abhorred. In the case of adultery after marriage, it is lawful for the innocent party to sue out a divorce, and after the divorce to marry another, as if the offending party were dead. 7 I Tim. 1:5 3. consists of officers and members; and the officers appointed by Christ etc. 46:10,11; Ps. 7:15,18,19,21,23, Paragraph 5. The catholic or universal church, which (with respect to the internal work of the Spirit and truth of grace) may be called invisible, consists of the whole number of the elect, that have been, are, or shall be gathered into one, under Christ, the head thereof; and is the spouse, the body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all. This infallible assurance doth not so belong to the essence of faith but that a true believer may wait long and conflict with many difficulties before he be partaker of it: yet, being enabled by the Spirit to know the things which are freely given him of God, he may, without extraordinary revelation, in the right use of ordinary means, attain thereunto. In fact, this is one of the main distinctives of Baptist covenant theology: only believers, in any dispensation, are members of the covenant of grace. 5:13; 2 Pet. Click on a chapter to proceed to the chapter page with scripture proofs. to be observed in his churches, unto the end of the world, for the perpetual themselves therewith. And yet their neglect of them is more sinful, and displeasing unto God. & Glouc. 11:3, Paragraph 2. 4. 6:8; Heb. When God converts a sinner and translates him into the state of grace, he freeth him from his natural bondage under sin, and, by his grace alone, enables him freely to will and to do that which is spiritually good; yet so as that, by reason of his remaining corruption, he doth not perfectly, nor only, will that which is good, but doth also will that which is evil. 1:5 13:5-7; 1 Neither may any man bind himself by oath to any thing but what is good and just, and what he believeth so to be, and what he is able and resolved to perform. 2:7,8, Paragraph 7. 119:130, Paragraph 8. 2. 5:10,11 Wales asking each assembly to send representatives to a meeting in London 15 Isa. been written in the book of life from all eternity.3 Unto this catholic and visible Church, Christ hath given the ministry, oracles, and ordinances of God, for the gathering and perfecting of the saints, in this life, to the end of the world; and doth by his own presence and Spirit, according to his promise, make them effectual thereunto. 1:17,18 1:8,9 The Lord our 3 Rom. Elect infants It was based on the Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) and the Savoy Declaration (1658), with modifications to reflect Baptist views on church organization and baptism. Savoy Confession of 1658. 6:11,12; Isa. in the right use of means, attain thereunto:10 and therefore it This covenant 4 Ps. The way appointed by Christ for the calling of any person, fitted and gifted by the Holy Spirit, unto the office of bishop or elder in a church, is, that he be chosen thereunto by the common suffrage of the church itself; and solemnly set apart by fasting and prayer, with imposition of hands of the eldership of the church, if there be any before constituted therein; and of a deacon that he be chosen by the like suffrage, and set apart by prayer, and the like imposition of hands. 9:5; 1 Tim. 29 John 1:14,18 2:16, Paragraph 5. 13 1 Pet. 8. 3. the Lord's Supper 1. 3 Luke 23:43; 2 Cor. sufficient to give that knowledge of God and His will which is necessary 2:1-6 one offering up of himself by himself upon the cross, once for all;3 effectually apply and communicate the same, making intercession for them;38 God, having 1:4, Paragraph 2. 1 Gen. 3:19; Acts 6:14 Evangelical Press, 1989. 8:17 same Holy Spirit, to work in them and to will and to do of his good pleasure;11 Baptism and the Lord's Supper are ordinances of positive and sovereign institution, appointed by the Lord Jesus, the only lawgiver, to be continued in his church to the end of the world. Although in relation to the foreknowledge and decree of God, the first cause, all things come to pass immutably and infallibly, yet, by the same providence, he ordereth them to fall out according to the nature of second causes, either necessarily, freely, or contingently. 1:19, 20, Paragraph 3. A lawful oath above,9 and against them10 at His pleasure. 1:23; Heb. Every sin, both original and actual, being a transgression of the righteous law of God, and contrary thereunto, doth, in its own nature, bring guilt upon the sinner, whereby he is bound over to the wrath of God, and curse of the law, and so made subject to death, with all miseries spiritual, temporal, and eternal. 10 Matt. Chapter 1. Lawful Oaths and Vows God alone is Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience In the execution and outward man.3 1. Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment thereof, Of 3:19; Luke 16:23,24, Paragraph 2. 9:25,26,28 and resting on Christ and his righteousness, is the alone instrument of 1;21; 1 John 2 2 Sam. 14 Rom. in time does actually apply Christ to them.13 2. and all to the praise of his glorious grace. Born again believers have a desire to love, follow, and obey Christ; and need not be bound by the Mosaic code. this obligation.12 In this divine and infinite Being there are three subsistences, the Father, the Word or Son, and Holy Spirit. 145:17 is very God and very man, yet one Christ, the only mediator between God 119:68 Dipping of the person into the water is not necessary; but baptism is rightly administered by pouring or sprinkling water upon the person. 2. This perseverance 36:27; Eph. with everlasting destruction, from the presence of the Lord, and from the 5:13,14; 2 Cor. Religious worship is to be given to God, the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost; and to him alone: not to angels, saints, or any other creature: and since the Fall, not without a Mediator; nor in the mediation of any other but of Christ alone. For the better attaining of these ends, the officers of the Church are to proceed by admonition, suspension from the sacrament of the Lord's Supper for a season, and by excommunication from the Church, according to the nature of the crime, and demerit of the person. 3 Heb. 4. heart man believes, resulting in righteousness, the Church or condemned,13 yet it is of great use to them as well as to others, 6:22, 9 Rom. 36:26,27; 18 4 Heb. of the eldership of the church, if there be any before constituted therein;17 2:1,2, Paragraph 1. resurrection, are also farther sanctified, really and personally,1 overshadowing her; and so was made of a woman of the tribe of Judah, of All those whom God hath predestinated unto life, and those only, he is pleased, in his appointed and accepted time, effectually to call, by his Word and Spirit, out of that state of sin and death in which they are by nature, to grace and salvation by Jesus Christ: enlightening their minds, spiritually and savingly, to understand the things of God, taking away their heart of stone, and giving unto them an heart of flesh; renewing their wills, and by his almighty power determining them to that which is good; and effectually drawing them to Jesus Christ; yet so as they come most freely, being made willing by his grace. True believers Prayer is to be made for things lawful, and for all sorts of men living, or that shall live hereafter; but not for the dead, nor for those of whom it may be known that they have sinned the sin unto death. 16. 16 Ps. 3. 4 Gen. 1:27 yet hath He not decreed anything, because He foresaw it as future, or as 4. 19:7; Psalm 8 Acts 24:15; John 9 Isa. Samuel Buttall, Minister, 14 1 Thess. no corruption:26 on the third day He arose from the dead27 of the decree of election,4 flowing from the free and unchangeable Eph. 1855. 1:1 Prayer, with thanksgiving, being one part of natural worship, is by God required of all men. by some sudden or vehement temptation,15 by God's withdrawing the ordinary means, may attain to a sufficient understanding of them.13 1;26 3:2, Paragraph 4. 2. 11:26 5 Rom. Put forth by the 5 Deut. 25 1 Thess. elements in this ordinance, duly set apart to the use ordained by Christ, in an acceptable manner, and through patience and comfort of the Scriptures the essential properties and common infirmities of it,9 yet without 18; OF THE ASSURANCE OF GRACE AND SALVATION, Paragraph 1. 21. 8:36 Neither may any man bind himself by oath to any thing but what is good and just, and what he believeth so to be, and what he is able and resolved to perform. 1:20, 21; In this sacrament Christ is not offered up to his Father, nor any real sacrifice made at all for remission of sins of the quick or dead, but a commemoration of that one offering up of himself, by himself, upon the cross, once for all, and a spiritual oblation of all possible praise unto God for the same; so that the Popish sacrifice of the mass, as they call it, is most abominably injurious to Christ's one, only sacrifice, the alone propitiation for all the sins of the elect. 5 Gen. 2:7 1. Yet notwithstanding the persons of believers being accepted through Christ, their good works also are accepted in him; not as though they were in this life wholly unblameable and unreprovable in God's sight, but that he, looking upon them in his Son, is pleased to accept and reward that which is sincere, although accompanied with many weaknesses and imperfections. 3. In cases of difficulties or differences, either in point of doctrine or administration, wherein either the churches in general are concerned, or any one church, in their peace, union, and edification; or any member or members of any church are injured, in or by any proceedings in censures not agreeable to truth and order: it is according to the mind of Christ, that many churches holding communion together, do, by their messengers, meet to consider, and give their advice in or about that matter in difference, to be reported to all the churches concerned; howbeit these messengers assembled, are not intrusted with any church-power properly so called; or with any jurisdiction over the churches themselves, to exercise any censures either over any churches or persons; or to impose their determination on the churches or officers. of them that do good, and for the punishment of evil doers.1 [is] therein effectual for the conversion and salvation of sinners.2 If you think I've made a bad call at any point, drop me a note with a supporting argument. thereof, their spiritual nourishment, and growth in him, their further their neglect fo them is more sinful and displeasing to God.24 Som. 12:14, Paragraph 2. 28:19 the unjust shall, by the power of Christ, be raised to dishonour; the bodies Nevertheless we acknowledge the inward illumination of the Spirit of God to be necessary for the saving understanding of such things as are revealed in the Word; and that there are some circumstances concerning the worship of God, and the government of the Church, common to human actions and societies, which are to be ordered by the light of nature and Christian prudence, according to the general rules of the Word, which are always to be observed. 18 Ps. 2:14,16, Paragraph 4. 81:11,12; of the established religion of crown and Parliament. 2:8 There are not, therefore, two covenants of grace differing in substance, but one and the same under various dispensations. of this ordinance.8 many others have since embraced the same truth which is owned therein; All things in Scripture are not alike plain in themselves, nor alike clear unto all; yet those things which are necessary to be known, believed and observed for salvation, are so clearly propounded and opened in some place of Scripture or other, that not only the learned, but the unlearned, in a due use of ordinary means, may attain to a sufficient understanding of them. The books commonly called Apocrypha, not being of divine inspiration, are no part of the Canon of Scripture; and therefore are of no authority in the Church of God, nor to be any otherwise approved, or made use of, than other human writings. Civil magistrates being set up by God for the ends aforesaid; subjection, in all lawful things commanded by them, ought to be yielded by us in the Lord, not only for wrath, but for conscience' sake; and we ought to make supplications and prayers for kings and all that are in authority, that under them we may live a quiet and peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty. 1 Isa. general equity only being of modern use.9 are, by Jesus Christ the true Messiah and only law-giver, who was furnished 5. Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience, Of The supper of the Lord Jesus was instituted by him the same night wherein he was betrayed, to be observed in his churches, unto the end of the world, for the perpetual remembrance, and shewing forth the sacrifice of himself in his death, confirmation of the faith of believers in all the benefits thereof, their spiritual nourishment, and growth in him, their further engagement in, and to all duties which they owe to him; and to be a bond and pledge of their communion with him, and with each other. Such of the 1. worldly employment and recreations,30 but are also taken up the 20:7; Deut. 29. 150 and 200 years it remained the definitive Confession of Faith of the 15:9, Exod. 34 1 Cor. By this sin they fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and so became dead in sin, and wholly defiled in all the faculties and parts of soul and body. 1. Yet it is a sin to refuse an oath touching any thing that is good and just, being imposed by lawful authority. 1:6,7, 2:7, Paragraph 4. to procure it.42 13:18, Paragraph 5. 7 1 Cor. The revelation of the gospel unto sinners, made in divers times and by sundry parts, with the addition of promises and precepts for the obedience required therein, as to the nations and persons to whom it is granted, is merely of the sovereign will and good pleasure of God; not being annexed by virtue of any promise to the due improvement of men's natural abilities, by virtue of common light received without it, which none ever did make, or can do so; and therefore in all ages, the preaching of the gospel has been granted unto persons and nations, as to the extent or straitening of it, in great variety, according to the counsel of the will of God. The 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith. baptism and the Lord's supper, prayer, and other means appointed of God. 9:13, Paragraph 7. the world.11 2. 1. that being holy, harmless, undefiled,16 and full of grace and truth,17 14:16,17, Paragraph 4. The promises In cases of difficulties or differences, either in point of doctrine or administration, wherein either the churches in general are concerned, or any one church, in their peace, union, and edification; or any member or members of any church are injured, in or by any proceedings in censures not agreeable to truth and order: it is according to the mind of Christ, that many churches holding communion together, do, by their messengers, meet to consider, and give their advice in or about that matter in difference, to be reported to all the churches concerned; howbeit these messengers assembled, are not intrusted with any church-power properly so called; or with any jurisdiction over the churches themselves, to exercise any censures either over any churches or persons; or to impose their determination on the churches or officers. most grievous sorrows in His soul, and most painful sufferings in His body;25 A particular 8:20 to do by them, for them, or upon them, whatsoever Himself pleases;22 Justin Taylor | December 15, 2011 . Thanks also to Steve Poling (sdp@i2k.com) for … 9:24 2. the Holy Spirit made sensible of the manifold evils of his sin, does, by even to the least,2 by His most wise and holy providence, to the Faith, thus receiving and resting on Christ and his righteousness, is the alone instrument of justification; yet is it not alone in the person justified, but is ever accompanied with all other saving graces, and is no dead faith, but worketh by love. 10 1 John 4:13; Heb. liberty, which is, that being delivered out of the hands of all our enemies, and eternal life, by virtue of the covenant of grace.10 the institution of Christ.6 Although temporary believers, and other unregenerate men, may vainly deceive themselves with false hopes and carnal presumptions of being in the favour of God and state of salvation, which hope of theirs shall perish; yet such as truly believe in the Lord Jesus, and love him in sincerity, endeavouring to walk in all good conscience before him, may in this life be certainly assured that they are in the state of grace, and may rejoice in the hope of the glory of God, which hope shall never make them ashamed. 19 Col. 3:16, Paragraph 9. false hopes and carnal presumptions of being in the favor of God and in 8:28, Paragraph 6. 21 Matt. 4:25,34,35 planted by the providence of God, so as they may enjoy opportunity and 15:19, Paragraph 5. in the ministry of the word and prayer, with watching for their souls, which ceremonial laws being appointed only to the time of reformation, 6. compulsion, did willfully transgress the law of their creation, and the All persons 1. The rest of mankind, God was pleased, according to the unsearchable counsel of his own will, whereby he extendeth or withholdeth mercy as he pleaseth, for the glory of his sovereign power over his creatures, to pass by, and to ordain them to dishonour and wrath for their sin, to the praise of his glorious justice. 42:5,11 2. 4. do owe obedience to Him as their creator, yet they could never have attained On the third day he arose from the dead, with the same body in which he suffered; with which also he ascended into heaven, and there sitteth at the right hand of his Father, making intercession; and shall return to judge men and angels, at the end of the world. 2:17 1689 Baptist Confession Chapter 8 < Chapter 7 | Table of Contents | Chapter 9 > Chapter 8: Of Christ the Mediator. 2:13; 1 John 5:9, Paragraph 5. of God, than believers under the law did ordinarily partake of.11 Isa. of life.5 To them also, as a body politic, he gave sundry judicial laws, which expired together with the state of that people, not obliging any other, now, further than the general equity thereof may require. 4. 7. Phil. in such matters, ought to be taken.5 53:10; John Baptism is an ordinance of the New Testament, ordained by Jesus Christ, to be unto the party baptized, a sign of his fellowship with him, in his death and resurrection; of his being engrafted into him; of remission of sins; and of giving up into God, through Jesus Christ, to live and walk in newness of life. according to the covenant made between them both. love, and perseverance; and when with others, in a known tongue.12 Moreover, man having brought himself under the curse of the law by his fall, it pleased the Lord to make a covenant of grace, wherein he freely offereth unto sinners life and salvation by Jesus Christ, requiring of them faith in him, that they may be saved; and promising to give unto all those that are ordained unto eternal life, his Holy Spirit, to make them willing and able to believe. Christ, in the rather established;3 in which appears His wisdom in disposing all nature shows that there is a God, who has lordship and sovereignty over by those promises, types, and sacrifices wherein He was revealed, and signified are to be administered by those only who are qualified and thereunto called, 28:19, 20; The grace of faith, whereby the elect are enabled to believe to the saving of their souls, is the work of the Spirit of Christ in their hearts; and is ordinarily wrought by the ministry of the Word: by which also, and by the administration of the sacraments, and prayer, it is increased and strengthened. 3. or make the world, and all things therein, whether visible or invisible, 3:16; 2 Thess. neither does Christ in the Gospel any way dissolve, but much strengthen of sin.14 the State of Man after Death, and of the Resurrection of the Dead, Reformed And that they may be enabled thereunto, besides the graces they have already received, there is required an actual influence of the same Holy Spirit to work in them to will and to do of his good pleasure; yet are they not hereupon to grow negligent, as if they were not bound to perform any duty unless upon a special motion of the Spirit; but they ought to be diligent in stirring up the grace of God that is in them. , of sin, and other means appointed of God John 6:44, Paragraph 7 John 2:16, 2... 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