Category Archives: Creeds and Confessions

Westminster Confession of Faith: Chapter 27, Of the Sacraments

Chapter 27, Of the Sacraments: “Sacraments are holy signs and seals of the covenant of grace,[1]       immediately instituted by God,[2]               to represent Christ, and His benefits;         … Continue reading

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Tattoos for the Soul: Why We Need Confessions of Faith

I believe the following from Southern Baptist pastor, author, and blogger Joe Thorn concisely and cogently explains why we need Confessions of Faith: “For twenty years, I have considered myself a “confessional Christian.” That means I subscribe to a historic confession of faith … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Catechism and Infant Baptism

Lord’s Day 27 Q & A 74 Q. Should infants also be baptized? A. Yes. Infants as well as adults are included in God’s covenant and people,1  and they, no less than adults, are promised deliverance from sin through Christ’s … Continue reading

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John Piper transcends Baptists’ Dualism in What Happens at the Lord’s Table

Traditionally, Baptists tend to be memorialist when it comes to what happens in the partaking of the Lord’s Supper, despite the rich understanding of the Lord’s Supper in the Second London Baptist Confession of 1689 (Reformed Baptists, at least). However, … Continue reading

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