| › Chapter 1: Of the Holy Scriptures - Introduction
A Commentary on the Westminster Confession of Faith
This book is not merely of historical interest; it is also of considerable ...read|
| › Chapter 2: Of God, and of the Holy Trinity - QUESTION I.
"IS there but one only the true and living God?"
Yes; Deut. 6.4. 1 Cor. 8.4,6. 1 Thes. 1.7.
Well then, do not the Trithetiae err, ...read|
| › Chapter 3: Of the God's Eternal Decrees - QUESTION I.
"DID God from all eternity, by the most holy and wise counsel of his will, freely and unchangeably ordain whatsoever comes to pass?"
| › Chapter 4: Of Creation - QUESTION I.
"DID God create, or make of nothing, the world, and all things therein?"
Yes; Genesis first chapter to the end, Heb. 11.3. Col. 1.16 ...read|
| › Chapter 5: Of Providence - QUESTION I.
"DOTH God uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all creatures, their actions, and all things from the greatest, even to the lest?"
| › Chapter 6: Concerning the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment Thereof - Concerning the Fall of Man, of Sin, and the Punishment thereof.
"IS the guilt of the sin of our parents imputed, and the same death ...read|
| › Chapter 7: Of God's Covenant with Man - QUESTION I.
"DID all these sacrifices, and other types and ordinances, by which the covenant of grace was administered before our Saviour's incarna ...read|
| › Chapter 8: Of Christ the Mediator - QUESTION I.
"DID the Son of God, when the fullness of time was come, take upon him man's nature, with all the essential properties, and common infi ...read|
| › Chapter 9: Of Free-Will - "HATH man, by his fall into an estate of sin, wholly lost all ability of will, to any supernatural good, accompanying salvation: so as the natural man ...read|
| › Chapter 10: Of Effectual Calling - QUESTION I.
"ARE all those whom God has predestinated to life, and those only, in his appointed and accepted time, effectually called by his word a ...read|
| › Chapter 11: Of Justification - QUESTION I.
"DOTH God freely justify those whom he effectually calleth, not by infusing righteousness into them, but by pardoning their sins, and b ...read|
| › Chapter 12: Of Adoption - QUESTION I.
"ARE those who are taken into the number and enjoy the liberties and privileges of the children of God, and have his name put upon them ...read|
| › Chapter 13: Of Sanctification - QUESTION I.
"ARE they who are effectually called and regenerated, having a new spirit created in them, farther sanctified, really and personally, t ...read|
| › Chapter 14: Of Saving Faith - QUESTION I.
"IS the grace of faith, whereby the elect are enabled to believe, to the saving of their souls, the work of the Spirit of Christ in the ...read|
| › Chapter 15: Of Repentance - QUESTION I.
"IS repentance unto life an evangelical grace, the doctrine whereof is to be preached by every minister of the gospel, as well as that ...read|
| › Chapter 16: Of Good Works - QUESTION I.
"ARE good works only such as God hath commanded in his holy word, and not such as without the warrant thereof, are devised by men, out ...read|
| › Chapter 17: Of the Perseverance of the Saints - QUESTION I.
"CAN they whom God hath accepted in his beloved, effectually called, and sanctified by his Spirit, either totally or finally fall away ...read|
| › Chapter 18: Of Assurance of Grace & Salvation - QUESTION I.
"MAY they who truly believe in the Lord Jesus, and love him in sincerity, and endeavour to walk in all good conscience before him; may ...read|
| › Chapter 19: Of the Law of God - QUESTION I.
"DID God give to Adam a law as a covenant of works, by which he bound him, and all his posterity, to personal, entire, exact, and perpe ...read|
| › Chapter 20: Of Christian Liberty, and Liberty of Conscience - QUESTION I.
"Is God, alone, Lord of the conscience, and hath left it free from the doctrines and commandments of men, which are in any thing contra ...read|