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1.IntroductionArticle of Religion ImportantAuthors TestimonyA Difficulty over Articles of ReligionWritten From ExperienceLondon Baptist Confession of Faith2nd Edition, 1646Subscribed in the Names of seven Churches in LondonArticles 1646 2nd EditionIn This Divine And Infinite BeingGod Hath Decreed In Himself,In The Beginning God Made All ThingsGod In His Infinite Power And Wisdom,The Elect Being Loved Of GodAnd This Is Life Eternal,The Rule Of This Knowledge,The Lord Jesus Christ,Jesus Christ Is Made The MediatorUnto This Office He Was Appointed By God From EverlastingConcerning His Mediatorship,This Office To Be Mediator,This Office To Which Christ Is Called,Concerning The Prophecy Of Christ,That He Might Be A ProphetConcerning His Priesthood,This Priesthood Was Not LegalConcerning His Kingly Office,This His Kingly Power Shall Be MoreJesus Christ By His Death Did PurchaseFaith Is The Gift Of God,All Those That Have This Precious FaithFaith Is Ordinarily BegottenThe Preaching Of The GospelThe Same Power That ConvertsAll Believers Are By Christ United To God;Those That Have Union With Christ,All Believers Are A Holy And SanctifiedAll Believers Through The KnowledgeAll Believers In The Time Of This LifeThe Only Strength By Which The SaintsJesus Christ Hath Here On EarthTo This Church He HathAnd All His Servants Of All EstatesBeing Thus Joined, Every ChurchThat The Ministers Lawfully Called,The Ministers Of Christ Ought To HaveBaptism Is An OrdinanceThat The Way And MannerThe Person Designed By ChristChrist Hath Likewise Given PowerAnd Every Particular MemberChrist For The Keeping Of This ChurchAlso Such To Whom God Hath GivenThus Being Rightly Gathered,And Although The Particular CongregationsA Civil MagistracyBut In Case We Find NotIt Is Lawful For A ChristianWe Are To Give Unto All MenThere Shall Be A ResurrectionObservationsThe London Baptists Confession 1689Other EditionsPhiladelphia Confession of FaithLondon Baptist Confession 1677London Baptist Confession 1689Articles 1689OF THE OLD TESTAMENTOF THE NEW TESTAMENT2. Of God And Of The Holy Trinity3. Of God’s Decree4. Of Creation5 Of Divine Providence6. Of The Fall Of Man7. Of God’s Covenant8. Of Christ The Mediator9. Of Free Will10. Of Effectual Calling11. Of Justification12. Of Adoption13. Of Sanctification14. Of Saving Faith15. Of Repentance Unto Life And Salvation16. Of Good Works17. Of The Perseverance Of The Saints18. Of The Assurance Of Grace And Salvation19. Of The Law Of God20. Of The Gospel And Of The Extent Of The Grace Thereof21. Of Christian Liberty And Liberty Of Conscience22. Of Religious Worship And The Sabbath Day23. Of Lawful Oaths And Vows24. Of The Civil Magistrate25. Of Marriage26. Of The Church27. Of The Communion Of The Saints28. Of Baptism And The Lord’s Supper29. Of Baptism 30. Of The Lord’s Supper31. Of The State Of Man After Death, And Of The Resurrection Of The Dead32. Of The Last JudgmentAuthors ObservationBierton Particular Baptists Article of Religion1831The Articles Are As Follows:Of The Holy Scriptures The Being of GodOf PredestinationOf Total DepravityOf The Incarnation And Work Of ChristOr The Redemption And Spirital Blessings For The ElectOf Justification By Imputed RighteousnessOf Regeneration, conversion and sanctificationFinal PerseveranceOf the Resurrection and final judgement11. Of Baptism And Church MembershipHereofThe Gospel Standard Articles of Religion1878Articles Gospel Standard 1878The TrinityThe Everlasting Love Of God; Election Predestination; Adoption; And The Eternal Covenant Of GraceThe Fall Of ManThe Sacred Humanity OfParticular RedemptionImputed Righteousness; Justification; And PardonRegenerationConviction Of Sin;Spiritual Death And Spiritual LifeMan Unable To Perform Spiritual Good WorksEffectual Calling; The Application Of The Law; And The Manifestation Of Mercy And PardonThe Effects Of FaithThe Resurrection Of The Body; And Eternal Glory Or DamnationBaptism And The Lord’s SupperThe Gospel, Not The Law,Baptismal Regeneration DeniedSanctificationGrowth in graceIndwelling SinBacksliding And ChasteningFinal PerseveranceGospel InvitationsDuty Faith And Duty Repentance DeniedThe Non-Elect Incapable Of Receiving GraceBaxterianism DeniedIndiscriminate Offers Of Grace DeniedChrist’s Glorified BodyAnnihilation Of The Wicked DeniedPreaching Of The Gospel (Apostolic Uniqueness)Preaching To The UnconvertedPreaching Of The Gospel (Exhorting The Unregenerate)Degrees Of FaithChurch RulesAdmittance Into Church MembershipThe PastorateDisciplineChurch MeetingsVisitorsCessation Of MembershipSanctioning A Member To PreachAuthors ObservationsSerious Difficulties Over Articles Of ReligionGospel Standard 31 ArticlesSepimus SearsWilliam WilemanGospel Standard MagazineTrust DeedsJ.K. Popham on Trust DeedsAdded Articles:Only Person LivingSub Editor Gospel StandardMr. Hazelrigg’s OppositionMr. Hemington’s OppositionDeed of Gift threat to with drawSummeryAnnotations And ReferencesAuthors ConclusionOther MattersAppendix 1. The Gentile Believer and the LawGalatians 2Galatians 3The Believer’s State Is Not One Of LawlessnessAppendix 2. The SabbathOther PublicationsBierton Particular Baptists PakistanThe Bierton CrisisThe ParousiaMary, Mary Quite Contrary