C.H. Spurgeon on The 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith

“This ancient document is the most excellent epitome of the things most surely believed among us. It is not issued as an authoritative rule or code of faith, whereby you may be fettered, but as a means of edification in righteousness. It is an excellent, though not inspired, expression of the teaching of those Holy Scriptures by which all confessions are to be measured. We hold to the humbling truths of God’s sovereign grace in the salvation of lost sinners. Salvation is through Christ alone and by faith alone.”  (emphasis added)

C.H. Spurgeon even compiled a catechism, which he called “A Puritan Catechism” (here).

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