Westminster Confession

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Related to Westminster Confession: Westminster Shorter Catechism
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If you read the Westminster Confession, you can see what the Scottish Calvinistic Reformers thought.
Conn makes human culture the supreme judge of I Timothy 2:12-13 and 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 rather than Scripture, which is contrary to the Westminster Confession of Faith, Chapter I (Sections VI, IX, X).
The West has seen some widely accepted confessions of faith, such as the Augsburg Confession, the Thirty-Nine Articles of Religion, the Westminster Confession of Faith and so on.
The Philadelphia Confession was essentially a transplanted theology from the English Particular Baptist's The Second London Confession (1689) which, in turn, was a revision of The Westminster Confession (1646), a Presbyterian document.
The answer is well put in the Westminster Confession of Faith: the final source of truth is in the original languages in which the Bible was written.
Even today the Westminster Confession, the Kirk's largely-forgotten subordinate standard of faith which has never been re-written, still describes the Pope as 'that anti-Christ, man of sin, son of perdition'.
If you were a Presbyterian, you would look things up in the Westminster Confession and you knew what you were supposed to believe," says Marty.
The author writes: "The Queen clearly has decided to continue disregarding her Coronation Oath, the Bill of Rights, Acts of Settlement, 39 Articles, Westminster Confession, something she has increasingly done throughout her reign.
In precisely these terms did the Scottish Parliament ratify the Westminster Confession of Faith in 1690.
In an age when Christian doctrine was becoming subject to precise definition in the decrees of the Council of Trent, in the Thirty-Nine Articles or in the Westminster Confession, the development of alternative lay theologies, especially in areas where official doctrine was far from explicit, began to be curtailed.
Gaskin, in trying to sort out Hume's religious views, needs to ask how two different sets of Hume's friends could propose him as a candidate for university posts when subscription to the Westminster Confession, the leading of prayers in classes, church attendance and some presumption of orthodoxy were formally or informally recognized qualifications.
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