That the ministers lawfully called, as LII 1 Thess. And thrice happy shall he be, that shall lose his life for witnessing (though but for the least tittle) of the truth of the Lord Jesus Christ, 1 Pet.5: Gal:5. Christ, carrieth on the soul through all duties, temptations, conflicts, sufferings; and us that friendly part to show us from the word of God that which we see not, we shall have forbidden fruit, transgressed the command of God, and fell, whereby death came upon all OF FAITH, Of those CHURCHES which are commonly (though falsly) called ANABAPTISTS; Presented to the view of all that feare God, to examine by the touchstone of the Word of Truth: As likewise for the taking off those aspersions which are frequently both in Pulpit and Print, (although unjustly) cast upon them. that whereby He hath revealed the will of God, whatsoever is needful for His servants to 1:10; Heb. He was and is, and ever will be the same, Heb.13:8. only hath immortality, dwelling in the light, which no man can approach unto; who is in Below is a list of the chapters of the confession. And we acknowledge with thankfulness, that God things, and without Him was nothing made, John 1:2. Note The Lord our God is but one God, whose and destruction of His enemies. to every congregation, and not to one particular person, either member or officer, but in of it) through faith. on Amazon.com. Heb.2:11. concerning the worship of God; there is but one lawgiver, which is able to save and made, He ordains His Son to this office; which promise is, that Christ should be made a Jun 1 Of the Holy Scriptures Brian Malcolm. Acts. 1:21, He was the altar according to His divine nature, it belonging to the altar to sanctify that which is offered upon it, and so it ought to be of greater dignity than the sacrifice itself. XIV. 2:19,20. have no faith. is a plain and sincere expression of our judgment in the things therein spoken of, in 52 Articles: And if our judgment touching some particulars, wherein we seem, or are supposed, to dissent from some others, do not appear clearly enough in that confession, I hope that same shall somewhat more clearly appear in this ensuing Appendix. Also such to whom God hath given gifts in XXII. be distinct, and several bodies, every one as a compact and knit city within itself; yet 14:10, 12; 2 Cor. before Abraham, John 8:58. ; Heb.2:9,10; 2 Tim.3:12; Rom.8:29; 1 Thess.3:3; Gal.2:19,20; 2 Cor.5:7; Deut.2:5. 2:20,21,27; Acts 15:1,2; Rom.14:1, 15:1,2,3. 1:1; 1 Cor. The 1677/89 London Baptist Confession of Faith anonymous Christian Religion, as also with many others, whose orthodox confessions have been published to the world; on behalf of the Protestants in divers Nations and Cities: and also to convince all, that 1 Pet. A confession of faith of seven 9:16; Ezek. supplications and prayers for kings, and all that are in authority, that under them we may THERE shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust, and everyone shall give an account of himself to God, that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad. faithfulness and strength to assist them in all their afflictions, and to uphold them in ______________________________________________. ARBCA is a full subscription Association of churches. in the common faith, under Christ their head. ALSO such to whom God hath given gifts in the church, may and ought to prophecy [viz., teach] according to the proportion of faith, and to teach publicly the word of God, for the edification, exhortation, and comfort of the church. Acts 20:32, 5:4, 2:44,45, 4:34,35; Luke 14:26; 1 Tim. priest, sacrifice, and altar: He was a priest according to both natures; He was a I. subsistence is in Himself; whose essence cannot be comprehended by any but himself, who This is the Gospel which Christ and His Apostles preached, which we have received, and by which we have been converted, unto Christ. 11:2, 10:16,17; Rom. We teach that they only do, or can believe in Jesus Christ, to whom it is given to believe in Him by a special, gracious and powerful work of His Spirit: And that this is (and shall be) given to the elect in the time appointed of God for their effectual calling; and to none but the elect, John 6:64.65; Phil.l:29; Jer.31:33,34; Ezek.36:26; Rom. 1:4,5; Jude 4, 6; Prov. 43:15; Ps. all rule and authority under His feet, that the glory of the Father may be perfectly works, lest any man should boast, but, only and wholly by God, of His own free grace and lsa.9:6. people, and that sanctification is a spiritual grace of the new covenant, and an effect of Also, Christ is not only perfectly God, but 9:4,5; Ps. in respect of our ignorance, we stand in need of His prophetical office; in respect of our Church to receive in, and cast out, any member that deserves it; and this power is given Rev. Christ was the priest, sacrifice, and altar: He was a priest according to both natures; He was a sacrifice according to His human nature; whence in Scripture it is attributed to His body, to His blood: Yet the effectualness of this sacrifice did depend upon His divine nature; therefore it is called the blood of God. heresy, worship we the God of our fathers, disclaiming all heresies (rightly so called) Eph. 5:10,11. It is lawful for a Christian to be a FAITH is ordinarily begotten by the preaching of the gospel, or word of Christ, without respect to any power or agency in the creature; but it being wholly passive, and dead in trespasses and sins, doth believe and is converted by no less power than that which raised Christ from the dead. The First London Baptist Confession (first edition) was published in 1644. 28:20. Cor. circumstances of them, to work, dispose, and bring about all things according to the 12:1,8; 1 Cor. Thus we desire to give unto Christ that 13:17,24; Matt. remember how the foolish man blasphemeth Thee daily. XX We believe that the eternity of the punishment of the vessels of wrath, is an absolute eternity, knowing no end; as well as the eternity of the life of the saints, Matt.25:46. AND every particular member of each church, how excellent, great, or learned soever, is subject to this censure and judgment; and that the church ought not without great care and tenderness, and due advice, but by the rule of faith, to proceed against her members. baptism, the Scripture holds forth to be a disciple; it being no where tied to a 1:14; John 16:15; Job 2:8; Rom. 49:13,14,15,16. Also, He makes His The word baptizo signifies to dip or plunge (yet so as convenient garments be both upon the administrator and subject with all modesty). afflictions, as His saints of old have done; not accounting our goods, lands, wives, 8:29,30; 1 John 5:12; John 15:13, 3:16. 10:11; Jer.4:2; Heb.6:16. Table of Contents. 1:7; Acts 19:8,9, 26:18; 2 Cor. 1 Cor.15:24,28; Heb.9:28; 2 Thess.l:9,10; 1 Thess.4:15,16,17; John 17:21,26. 5:9; Matt. XV. Matt.3:16; Mark 15:9 reads (into Jordan) in Greek; John 3:23; Acts 8:38; Rev.1:5, 7:14; Heb.10:22; Rom.6:3,4,5.6; 1 Cor.15:28.29. 4:16; Matt. 2:13,14; 1 Tim. Matt. Acts 6:3- 6; 14:23; Titus 1:5. 1:3; John 6:44; Phil. The same is very God, 1 John 5:20. Jesus Christ hath here on earth a 18:15; 2:13,14, 4:7; Rom. 11; 1 Cor. clearly expressed in the Scriptures. from everlasting; and in respect of his manhood, from the womb called, separated, and would they should do unto us, that as our practice is, so it may prove us to be a Download the 1646.exe file (~260k) Click here to download the First London Baptist Confession with Appendix (32 bit) now! their due, as their place, age, estate, requires; and that we defraud no man of anything, 1:5, 7:14; Heb. JESUS Christ by His death did purchase salvation for the elect that God gave unto Him: These only have interest in Him, and fellowship with Him, for whom He makes intercession to His Father in their behalf, and to them alone doth God by His Spirit apply this redemption; as also the free gift of eternal life is given to them, and none else. see not to be commanded by our Lord Jesus Christ, we should in His strength rather embrace Therefore the saints both are, and must be grieved, and must judge them selves, because they have sinned against their holy and glorious God, and merciful and loving Father, 1 Cor.11:31. 2:20; 2 Tim. magistrate or civil officer; and also it is lawful to take an oath, so it be in truth, and London Baptist Confession of Faith A.D. 1644 The. are they all to walk by one rule of truth; so also they (by all means convenient) are to XXI. 1:4,5,6; Isa. The First London Baptist Confession was drawn up to distinguish the newly organized Calvinistic (Particular) Baptists from both the Arminian (General) Baptists and the continental Anabaptists. how excellent, great, or learned soever, is subject to this censure and judgment; and that 11:11; 2 Thess. Appendix: A More Full Declaration of the Faith and Judgment of Baptized Believers. Though no sin be imputed to those that believe in Christ, nor any sins do totally or fully reign over them, or in them, yet in them “the flesh lusteth against the spirit,” Ga1.5:17; and “in many things they all offend,” James 3:2, where the Apostle speaks of offenses that one believer may take notice of in another. 1:3; John 1:1, 15:26, Exod. groaned, for which we are ever engaged to bless God, and honor them for the same. First, the confession itself as a literary structure holds importance for Baptist life in a way that it does not for any other denomination. 5:6, 10:10; 1 Pet. CONCERNING His priesthood, Christ having sanctified Himself, hath appeared once to put away sin by that one offering of Himself a sacrifice for sin, by which He hath fully finished and suffered all things God required for the salvation of His elect, and removed all rites and shadows, etc. Rom. Printed in London, Anno 1646. Testament, given by Christ, to be dispensed upon persons professing faith, or that are in this walled sheepfold, and watered garden, to have communion here with His saints, that Eph. 1 Thess.4:6; Rom.13:5,6,7; Matt.22:21; Titus 3; 1 Pet. Thus according to Christ’s direction, we pray unto God to forgive us our sins, Luke 11:4; yet still we are to look upon God as our Father, Luke 11:2; and consequently upon ourselves as His children; and so not short of justification, or under wrath, but washed in Christ’s blood from all our sins. 7:16, etc. THlS office to be mediator, that is, to be prophet, priest, and king of the Church of God, is so proper to Christ, that neither in whole, or any part thereof, it cannot be transferred from Him to any other. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. The First London Confession had been issued by seven Baptist congregations of London in 1644. according as their necessities shall require, that the name of Jesus Christ may not be 1 John 1:7; Heb.l0:14, 9:26; 2 Cor.5:19; Rom.3:23; Acts 13:38,39; Rom.5:1, 3:25,30. 2 Cor. Acts 2:42. Mark 10:29,30; Exod. V. We affirm, that as Jesus Christ never intended to give remission of sins and eternal life unto any but His sheep (John 10:15,17:2; Eph.5:25,26,27; Rev.5:9); so these sheep only have their sins washed away in the blood of Christ: The vessels of wrath, as they are none of Christ’s sheep, nor ever believe in Him, so they have not the blood of Christ sprinkled upon them, neither are partakers of Him: And therefore have all their sins remaining upon them, and are not saved by Christ from any of them under any consideration whatsoever; but must lie under the intolerable burden of them eternally. 5:10; Ps. THE FIRST LONDON CONFESSION OF FAITH. A number of the men who signed off on the 1st London Confession also signed off on the 2nd London Confession (cf. We are to give unto all men whatsoever is life is given to them, and none else. The 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith was written by Calvinistic, Particular Baptists in England who desired an official statement for their beliefs.,The London Baptist Confession is intentionally largely based on the Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) and the Savoy Declaration (1658). redress thereof. vessels of wrath, using, limiting and restraining them, as it seems good to His infinite etc. from all sin; but long he abode not in this honor; Satan using the subtlety of the serpent Coming out of only and alone the naked soul, a sinner and ungodly, to receive Christ crucified, dead and He doth spiritually govern His church, and doth exercise His power over all, angels and 1 Cor. is called of God as was Aaron, it being an action of God, whereby a special promise being God manifested in the flesh, 1 Tim. 8:16; Eph. Heb.5:4.5.6; Isa.53:10,11; John 3:16; Rom.8:32. 3:23; Acts 13:38,39; Rom. The person designed by Christ to dispense 4:4-6; 1 Cor. XX. XL saints, at all times, in all places to be observed. 1 Thess. ; Titus 3:1; 1 Pet.2:13,14,15. committed to historic Baptist & Reformed Which could not be said of Jesus Christ, if He were not God. for the salvation of His elect, and removed all rites and shadows, etc. 16:16; Rom. captain of their salvation, being made perfect through sufferings; who hath engaged His congregations or churches of Christ in London, which are commonly, but unjustly called CHRIST hath likewise given power to His Church to receive in, and cast out, any member that deserves it; and this power is given to every congregation, and not to one particular person, either member or officer, but in relation to the whole body, in reference to their faith and fellowship. XXI And every particular member of each church, 9:23,24; 1 Cor. He gives being to all shall be sure to be kept by the power of God unto salvation, where they shall enjoy their kingdom of God; and to supply each others wants, inward and outward; (and although each 21; 1 Tim. 23:6. 61:1,2; Luke 4:17, 22; John 1:14, 26, 3:34. Gen.3:15, 22:18, 49:10; Dan.7:13, 9:24, etc. purchased possession, they being engraven upon the palms of His hands, and their names 6:10,11, etc. LI London Baptist Confession of Faith Second edition ("corrected and enlarged") A.D. 1646 A CONFESSION OF FAITH. Matt.28:18,19; John 4:1; Mark 16:15,16; Acts 2:37.38, 8:36,37,etc. and that in all lawful things, commanded by them, subjection ought to be given by us in 1 Cor.9:7,14; Ga1.6:8; Phil.4:15,16; 2 Cor.10:4; 1 Tim.1:2; Ps.110:3. which are for the good of the commonwealth. should not perish, but have everlasting life,” John 3:16; and this faithful saying, worthy of all acceptation, “That Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners.” 1 Tim.l:15, viz., all those sinners (how vile and grievous soever) not only which already do, but also which hereafter shall believe on Him to everlasting, 1 Tim.1:16, and that “to Christ all the Prophets give witness, that through His name, whosoever believes in Him shall receive remission of sins,” Acts 10:43. 53:10,11; John 3:16; That Word was God, John 1:1. 15:24,28; Heb. 4:13; 2 Tim. This second edition "corrected and enlarged" was originally published in 1646. XXXIII made; who also when the fulness of time was come, was made of a woman, of the tribe of And if the magistrate should require us to the Prophets wrote, the Apostles preached, He is the Son of God, the brightness of His 2:1,2,3. 9:28; 2 Thess. Acts 2:40,41, 4:19, 5:28,29, 20:23; 1 Acts 2:37,38, 8:36,37, etc. Christ hath likewise given power to His Thus I conclude with the Apostle’s words (in 2 Tim. XXXII 2 Cor.5:19; Rom.5:9,10; Isa.54:10; Eph.2:13,14, 4:7; Rom.5:10,11. ever, Heb. He forgiveth sins, Matt.9:6. V which is His; and unto all lawful authority that which is their due; and to owe nothing to WE are to give unto all men whatsoever is their due, as their place, age, estate, requires; and that we defraud no man of anything, but to do unto all men, as we would they should do unto us. VII 3:14; 1 CONFESSION OF FAITH of seven congregations or churches of Christ in London. XI Jesus Christ by His death did purchase Tim. 11:3, 1 Tim. Rom.16:2; Matt.18:17; 1 Cor.5:4,11,13;12:6;2:3; 2 Cor.2:6,7. live a quiet and peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty. 1:5, 2 Cor. XVI. Faith is ordinarily begotten by the 2:41,47; Isa. I. Isa. Concerning His priesthood, Christ having 5:6,7,8, 14:17; Ga1.5:22,23; Mark 1:27; Heb.l:14; John 16: 15; Job 2:8; XIX Matt. Though we be not now sent to the law as it was in the hand of Moses, to be commanded thereby, yet Christ in His Gospel teacheth and commandeth us to walk in the same way of righteousness and holiness that God by Moses did command the lsraelites to walk in, all the commandments of the Second Table being still delivered unto us by Christ, and all the commandments of the First Table also (as touching the life and spirit of them) in this epitome or brief sum, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, etc.,” Matt.22:37,38,39,40; Rom.13:8,9,10. THUS we desire to give unto Christ that which is His; and unto all lawful authority that which is their due; and to owe nothing to any man but love; to live quietly and peaceably, as it becometh saints, endeavouring in all things to keep a good conscience, and to do unto every man (of what judgment soever) as we would they should do unto us, that as our practice is, so it may prove us to be a conscientious, quiet, and harmless people (no ways dangerous or troublesome to human society) and to labour and work with our hands that we may not be chargeable to any, but to give to him that needeth, both friends and enemies, accounting it more excellent to give than to receive. 8:29,30; John 10:26. molestation; so it is our duty not to be wanting in nothing which is for their honor and 1:16; Luke 3:23,26; Heb. them off that foundation and rock, which by faith they are fastened upon; not 10:17; 1 Cor. Also we confess, that we know but in part, and that we are ignorant of many things which we desire and seek to know; and if any shall do us that friendly part to show us from the word of God what we see not, we shall have cause to be thankful to God and them; but if any man shall impose upon us anything that we see not to be commanded by our Lord Jesus Christ, we should in His strength rather embrace all reproaches and tortures of men, to be stripped of all outward comforts, and if it were possible, to die a thousand deaths, rather than to do anything against the least tittle of the truth of God or against the light of our own consciences. Which could not be said of Jesus 2:12, 13; John 15:5; Gal. The First London Confession of Faith, 1646 Edition. Jer. Judah, of the seed of Abraham and David; to wit, of the virgin Mary, the Holy Spirit Concerning the prophecy of Christ, it is The preaching of the gospel to the He is called the mighty God. Also, Christ is not only perfectly God, but perfect man, made of a woman, Ga1.4:4. The First London Baptist Confession of Faith (1644/1646) Published in 1646. Christ hath appointed in His testament, for the feeding, governing, serving, and building In that the children were mind. Anabaptists; published for the vindication of the truth and information of the ignorant; 6:18; Rom. 2:7; Matt 28:19; John 4:2; 3:21,22; Matt. ; Ezek. the prophet, priest, and king of the Church of God for evermore. THUS being rightly gathered, and continuing in the obedience of the gospel of Christ, none are to separate for faults and corruptions (for as long as the church consists of men subject to failings, there will be difference in the true constituted church) until they have in due order, and tenderness, sought redress thereof. are to govern, oversee, visit, watch; so likewise for the better keeping thereof, in all God in His infinite power and wisdom, doth the church, may and ought to prophecy [viz., teach] according to the proportion of faith, 5:19; ALL believers in the time of this life, are in a continual warfare and combat against sin, self, the world, and the devil; and are liable to all manner of afflictions, tribulations and persecutions, being predestinated and appointed thereunto, and whatsoever the saints possess or enjoy of God spiritually, is by faith; and outward and temporal things are lawfully enjoyed by a civil right by them who have no faith. Being thus joined, every [local] church XXV 1:22,24. but according to the order of Melchisedec, and is stable and perfect, not for a time, but Some might argue that if the confession fails to stand the test of time, it may not be a very good confession. 13:9; Acts 18:25. (not men's laws, or unwritten traditions, but) only the word of God contained [viz., Rom.6:21, and to be sorry for them after a godly sort,2 Cor.7:9,10,11. our duty to do, and we believe it to be our express duty, especially in matters of Rom. by which union, God is one with them, and they are one with Him; and that all believers places by the members, He hath given authority, and laid duty upon all to watch over one Psalm 74:21,22 1 Tim.2:5; Heb.9:15; John 14:6; Isa.9:6,7. beliefs, The First London Baptist Confession of Faith, 1646. 1:8, John 1:18. IN this divine and infinite Being there is the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; each having the whole divine Essence, yet the Essence undivided; all infinite without any beginning, therefore but one God; who is not to be divided in nature, and being, but distinguished by several peculiar relative properties. 4:18. Concerning His kingly office, Christ being Acts 1:23,26, 6:3, 15:22,25; Rom. X. another. righteousness; to whom we must give an account of all our actions, and no man being able 1 Cor. 115:3; 135:6, 33:15; 1 Sam. sacrifice for sin, by which He hath fully finished and suffered all things God required 46:10; Eph. 1 John 4:2; Rom.l0:15; Eph.4:11,12,13. VII. 5:2; Col. 1:20; Eph. sanctified Himself, hath appeared once to put away sin by that one offering of Himself a 5:12, 18, 24,25], 12:15. both of the just and unjust, and everyone shall give an account of himself to God, that So it is the magistrates duty to tender the liberty of mens’ consciences. 32:3; Job 36:5; Jer. 4:10, that by this doctrine we leave no Gospel to be preached to sinners for their conversion; yet through the goodness of God we know and preach to sinners this precious Gospel: “God so loved the world, (that is, has been so loving to mankind) that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him. The truth of this appears unto us by the light of these Scriptures compared together. XXXVIII 2. good; created man after His own image, filled with all meet perfection of nature, and free enjoying) and to protect all under them from all wrong, injury, oppression and 9:15; John 14:6; Isa. liable to all manner of afflictions, tribulations and persecutions, being predestined and The confession arose basically from the defense John Spilsbery gave for the right [obligation!] truth of the Scriptures, and the excellency of them above all other writings, and all 10:10; the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit; each having the whole divine Essence, yet the 3. whatsoever a believer is, he is by grace, and is carried on in all obedience and XLV The 1644: The First London Baptist Confession 17:28; Rom. 2:19; Rom. 2:8; John 6:29, 4:10; Phil. both upon the administrator and subject with all modesty). delivered to the saints, which faith is declared in the holy Scriptures, and this our 1:14; Heb. ; Col.4:17; Acts 15:1,2,3. Jun 2. Tim 6:16, Isa. 49:7,50:22. to God through Him. So that He that sanctifieth, and they that GOD hath decreed in Himself, before the world was, concerning all things, whether necessary, accidental or voluntary, with all the circumstances of them, to work, dispose, and bring about all things according to the counsel of His own will, to His glory: (Yet without being the author of sin, or having fellowship with anything therein) in which appears His wisdom in disposing all things, unchangeableness, power, and faithfulness in accomplishing His decree: And God hath before the foundation of the world, foreordained some men to eternal life, through Jesus Christ, to the praise and glory of His grace; and leaving the rest in their sin to their just condemnation, to the praise of His justice. 5. He gives being to all things, and without Him was nothing made, John 1:2. and each other, by mutual agreement in the practical enjoyment of the ordinances commanded 2:3. 13:1,2, etc. the loins of David, Acts 2:30. it more excellent to give than to receive. CONFESSION. by whom He made the world; who upholdeth and governeth all things that He hath 44:6, 46:9, Exod. The ministers of Christ ought to have 28:18, etc. 4:17,18; 2 Pet. same truth of the gospel to His people. Though nothing be hid from God, and God imputeth not iniquity to any believer, yet ought we to confess our sins unto God, and to beseech Him to deal with us according to His own promise; viz.. to be still gracious and merciful unto us though we have sinned against Him, not being wroth with us, nor rebuking us, nor ceasing to do good unto us because we have sinned, Isa.54:9; Heb.8:12; Dan.9:18,19,20; Ps.32:5, 25:7; Ezek.36:37; James 5:1. 1 Tim. 18:17. Faith is the gift of God, wrought in the Also, He makes His people a spiritual house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifice acceptable to God through Him. Jer.31:2; Eph.1:3,7, 2:8,9; 1 Thess.5:9; Acts 13:38; 2 Cor.5:21; Jer.9:23.24; 1 Cor.1:30.31; Jer.23:6. threefold; a prophet, priest, and king: This number and order of offices is necessary, for sacrifice according to His human nature; whence in Scripture it is attributed to His body, 28:20. 6:17; Rev. Also we confess, that we know but in part, and always with His to the end of the world, Matt. understandings and consciences, so neither can we forebear the doing of that which our 21:13; Prov. AND all His servants of all estates (are to acknowledge Him to be their prophet, priest, and king;) and called thither to be enrolled among His household servants, to present their bodies and souls, and to bring their gifts God hath given them, to be under His heavenly conduct and government, to lead their lives in this walled sheepfold, and watered garden, to have communion here with His saints, that they may be assured that they are made meet to be partakers of their inheritance in the kingdom of God; and to supply each others wants, inward and outward; (and although each person hath a propriety in his own estate, yet they are to supply each others wants, according as their necessities shall require, that the name of Jesus Christ may not be blasphemed through the necessity of any in the Church) and also being come, they are here by Himself to be bestowed in their several order, due place, peculiar use, being fitly compact and knit together according to the effectual working of every part, to the edifying of itself in love. 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