This title can be purchased in print form from Founders Press. For a discussion of how robust a confession of faith should be, see B.H. Carroll and Robust. Editor’s note: The Scripture links used in this on-line publication of the London “We regard the London Baptist Confession of Faith of (excepting the. Editor’s note: The Scripture links used in this on-line publication of the London Baptist Confession are to the WWW Bible Gateway at

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The Creeds of Christendom entry.

February Learn how and when to remove lbcr template message. Archived from 189 original on 1 July The Baptist Confession of Faith[1] [2] also called the Second London Baptist Confessionwas written by Particular Baptistswho held to a Calvinistic soteriology in England to give a formal expression of their Christian faith from a Baptist perspective. This official reprieve resulted in representatives from over Particular Baptist churches to meet together in London from 3—12 September to discuss and endorse the document.

Retrieved from ” https: Views Read Edit View history. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. This confession, like the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Savoy Declarationwas written by Puritans who were concerned that their particular church organisation reflect what 1698 perceived to be Biblical teaching.


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Wikisource has original text related to this article: Because it was adopted by the Philadelphia Association of Baptist Churches in the 18th century, it is also known as the Philadelphia Confession of Faith. The Confession of Faith taught the typical Protestant view of the time that the Pope is antichrist. This page was last 16889 on 27 Octoberat In other projects Wikisource. The Act 169 Toleration passed in enabled religious freedom and plurality to co-exist alongside the established churches in England and Scotland.

1689 Baptist Confession of Faith

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Despite the fact that the document was written inthe official preface to the document has ensured that it would be known as the ” Baptist Confession of Faith”.

Use British English from April Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Use dmy dates from May With an Appendies concerning Baptism. The Lord Jesus Christ is the Head of the church, in whom, by the appointment of the Father, all power for the calling, institution, order or government of the church, is invested in a supreme and sovereign manner; neither can the Pope of Rome in any sense be head thereof, but is that antichrist, that man of sin, and son of perdition, that exalteth himself in the church against Christ.


The confession was first published in London in under the title “A confession of Faith put forth by the Elders and Brethren of many Congregations of Christians, Baptized upon Kbcf of their Faith in London and the Country.

With the addition of two chapters on the singing of psalms and the laying on of handsit was retitled The Philadelphia Confession of Faith [6] Further Calvinistic Baptist church associations formed in the mid-late 18th century and adopted the confession as “The Baptist Confession”.

Reformed confessions of faith.

Baptist Confession

Thirty-nine Articles Lambeth Articles. Particular Baptists were quick to develop churches in colonial America, and in the Philadelphia Baptist Association was formed. This section does not cite any sources.