The Belgic Confession
The Belgic Confession
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The Belgic Confession The Belgic Confession was originally composed in 1561 by Guido de Bres for the churches…

Article I There Is Only One God…

Article II By What Means God Is Made Known unto Us…

Article III The Written Word of God…

Article IV Canonical Books of the Holy Scripture…

Article V Whence the Holy Scriptures Derive Their Dignity and Authority…

Article VI The Difference Between the Canonical and Apocryphal Books…

Article VII The Sufficiency of the Holy Scriptures to Be the Only Rule of Faith…

Article VIII God Is One in Essence, Yet Distinguished in Three Persons…

Article IX The Proof of the Foregoing Article of the Trinity of Persons in One God…

Article X Jesus Christ Is TRUE and Eternal God…

Article XI The Holy Spirit Is TRUE and Eternal God…

Article XII The Creation of All Things, Especially the Angels…

Article XIII The Providence of God and His Government of All Things…

Article XIV The Creation and Fall of Man, and His Incapacity to Perform What Is Truly Good…

Article XV Original Sin…

Article XVI Eternal Election…

Article XVII The Recovery of Fallen Man…

Article XVIII The Incarnation of Jesus Christ…

Article XIX The Union and Distinction of the Two Natures in the Person of Christ…

Article XX God Has Manifested His Justice and Mercy in Christ…

Article XXI The Satisfaction of Christ, Our Only High Priest, for Us…

Article XXII Our Justification Through Faith in Jesus Christ…

Article XXIII Wherein Our Justification Before God Consists…

Article XXIV Mans Sanctification and Good Works…

Article XXV The Abolishing of the Ceremonial Law…

Article XXVI Christ's Intercession…

Article XXVII The Catholic Christian Church…

Article XXVIII Every One Is Bound to Join Himself to the TRUE Church…

Article XXIX The Marks of the TRUE Church, and Wherein it Differs from the FALSE Church…

Article XXX The Government of the Church and its Offices…

Article XXXI The Ministers, Elders, and Deacons…

Article XXXII The Order and Discipline of the Church…

Article XXXIII The Sacraments…

Article XXXIV Holy Baptism…

Article XXXV The Holy Supper of Our Lord Jesus Christ…

Article XXXVI The Magistracy Civil Government…

Article XXXVII The Last Judgment…




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