How Sore a Plague is Sin

Broken Wharfe Pamphlet

Chapter 6 – Of the fall of man, of sin, and of the punishment thereof Our first parents, by this sin, fell from their original righteousness and communion with God, and we in them whereby death came upon all: all becoming dead in sin, and wholly defiled in all the faculties and parts of soul […]

Great Providence of Heaven

Broken Wharfe Scribe

Chapter 5 – Of Divine Providence God the good Creator of all things, in his infinite power and wisdom doth uphold, direct, dispose, and govern all creatures and things, from the greatest even to the least, by his most wise and holy providence, to the end for the which they were created, according unto his […]

Chapter 4 – Of Creation

Of Creation

Chapter 4 – Of Creation In the beginning it pleased God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, for the manifestation of the glory of his eternal power, wisdom, and goodness, to create or make the world, and all things therein, whether visible or invisible, in the space of six days, and all very good. Second […]

Of God’s Decree

Chapter 3 – Of God’s Decree God hath decreed in himself, from all eternity, by the most wise and holy counsel of his own will, freely and unchangeably, all things, whatsoever comes to pass; yet so as thereby is God neither the author of sin nor hath fellowship with any therein; nor is violence offered […]

The Triune God

The Triune God

Chapter 2 – Of God and of the Holy Trinity The Lord our God is but one only living and true God; whose subsistence is in and of himself, infinite in being and perfection; whose essence cannot be comprehended by any but himself; a most pure spirit, invisible, without body, parts, or passions, who only […]

The Necessity of the Scriptures

The Baptist Confession of Faith and Catechism

Chapter 1 – Of the Holy Scriptures The Holy Scripture is the only sufficient, certain, and infallible rule of all saving knowledge, faith, and obedience, although the light of nature, and the works of creation and providence do so far manifest the goodness, wisdom, and power of God, as to leave men inexcusable; yet are […]