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Of Faith in the Holy Trinity. Of Faith in the Holy Trinity, There is but one living and There is but one living and true God, everlasting, with- true God, everlasting, without body, parts,d or passions, out body, parts, or passions; of infinite power,f wisdom, of infinite power, wisdom and and goodness;h the maker goodness, the maker and preand preserver of all things, server of all things, both viboth visible and invisible. sible and invisible. And in And in unity of this Godhead unity of this Godhead there there be three persons, of be three persons, of one subone substance, power, and stance, power, and eternity, eternity; the Father, the the Father, the Son, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost.k Holy Ghost.

ARTICLE II.

ARTICLE II.

Of the Word, or Son of God, Of the Word, or Son of God, which was made

Man. which was made very Man. The Son, which is the The Son, which is the Word ofthe Father, begotten Word of the Father, begotten from everlasting of the Fa- from everlasting of the Father, the very and eternal ther, the very and eternal God," of one substance with God, of one substance with

very

a. Isa. xlvi. 9. 1 Cor. viik 4. 6. b Jer. x. 10. 1 Thes. i. 9. c Psal. xc. 2. Rom. xvi. 26. d Deat.iv. 15, 16. John iv. 24, with Luke xxiv. 39. e Acts xiv. 15. James i. 17. f Jer. xxxii. 17. 27. Mark x. 27. & Psal. cxlvii. 5. Rom. xi. 33. h Psal. cxix. 68, with Matt. xix. 17. i Neh. ix. 6. Col. i. 16, 17.

k Matt. iii. 16, 17. xxviii. 19. 1 John iv. 7. 2 Cor. xii. 14. 1 Prov. viii. 22-31. John i. 12. 14. m 1 John v. 20. Rom. ix. 5. n John xvii. 5. Heb. i. 8, with Psal. xlv. 6. o John x. 30. Heb. i. 3.

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England. the Father, took man's na- the Father, took man's nature in the womb of the ture in the womb of the blessed Virgin, of her sub- blessed Virgin, of her substance;' so that two whole stance; so that two whole and perfect natures, that is and perfect natures, that is to say, the Godhead and the to say, the Godhead and manmanhood, were joined toge- hood, were joined together ther in one person, never to in one person, never to be be divided, whereof is one divided, whereof is one Christ, very God and very Christ, very God and very man, who for our sakes truly man, who truly suffered, was suffered most grievous tor- crucified, dead, and buried, ments in his soul from God, to reconcile his Father to was crucified, dead, and bu- us, and to be a sacrifice, not ried, to reconcile his Fa- only for original guilt, but ther to us, and to be a sa- also for all actual sins of men. crifice, not only for original guilt, but also for actual sins of men."

ARTICLE III.

ARTICLE III. As Christ died for us, and of the going down of Christ was buried, so it is to be be

into Hell. lieved that he continued in As Christ died for us, and the state of the dead, and un- was buried: so also is it to der the power and dominion be believed that he went of death, from the time of down into hell. his death and burial until his resurrection ;* which hath been otherwise expresssed thus: he went down into hell.

ARTICLE IV. Of the Resurrection of Christ. Of the Resurrection of Christ.

ARTICLE IV.

Christ did truly rise again Christ did truly rise again 'p Jobu i. 14. Isa. vii. 14. Luke i. 35. Gal. iv. 4.

q Isa, vii. 14, with Matt. i. 23. Rom. i. 3, 4. Heb. xiii. 8. Isa. liii. 10, 11. Mark xiv. 33, 34. • 1 Pet. ii. 24. Phil. ij. 1. 1 Cor. xv. 3, 4.

t Ezek. xvi. 63. Rom, jij. 25. 2 Cor. v. 12. u Isa. liii. 10. Eph. v. 2. 1 John i. 7. Heb. ix. 26 w Psal. xvi. 10, with Acls ii. 24–27. 31. x Rom. vi. 9. Matt. xii. 40.

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England. from death, and took again from death, and took again his body, with flesh, bones, his body, with flesh, bones, and all things appertaining and all things appertaining to the perfection of man’s to the perfection of man's nature,' wherewith he as- nature, wherewith he ascended into heaven, and cended into heaven, and therea sitteth, until he return there sitteth, until he return to judge all meno at the gé- to judge all men at the last neral resurrection of the day. body at the last day.d

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ARTICLE V.

Of the Holy Ghost.

Of the Holy Ghost. The Holy Ghost is very

The Holy Ghost, proceedand eternal God, of one sub- ing from the Father and the stance, majesty, and glory, Son, is of one substance, mawith the Father and the Son, jesty, and glory, with the proceeding from the Father Father and the Son, very and and the Son."

eternal God.

ARTICLE VI.

ARTICLE VI. Of the Sufficiency of the Holy Of the Sufficiency of the Holy Scriptures for Salvation.

Scriptures for Salvation. Holy Scripture' containeth Holy Scripture containeth all things necessary to salva- all things necessary to salvation, so that whatsoever is tion; so that whatsoever is not read therein, nor may be not read therein, nor may be proved thereby, is not to be proved thereby, is not to be believed as an article of faith, required of any man, that it or necessary to salvation.

should be believed as an ar

y 1 Cor. xv. 4. Rom. viii. 34. Psal. xvi. 10, with Acts ii. 31. Luke xxiv. 34. 2 Luke xxiv. 39, with John xx. 25. 27. a Psal. lxviii. 18, with Eph. iv. 8. Psal. cx. 1, with Acts ii. 34, 35. Mark xix. 10. Rom. viii. 34. b Acts iji. 21. Psal. cx. 1, with 1 Cor. xv. 25, 26. Acts i. 11. c 2 Cor. v. 20. Acts xvii. 31.

d Exod. iii. 6, with Luke xx, 37, 38. Acts xxiv. 14, 15. 1 Cor. xv. 12, to the end. John v. 28, 29.

e 2 Sam, xxiii. 2, 3. Isa. vi. 5. 8, with Acts xxviii. 25, and v. 3, 4. 1 Cor. iii. 16, and vi. 19.

f Job xxvi. 13. 33, 34. 1 Cor. xii. Matt. xxviii. 19. 2 Cor. xii. 14. g 1 Cor. xii. 11. Epb. i. 17, and 1 Cor. ii. 8, witḥ 1 Pet. iv. 14. h John xv. 26, and Matt. X. 20, and 1 Cor. ii. 11, 12, with Gal. iv. 6, and Rom. viii. 9, and Phil. i. 9. Jobn xvi. 14. Isa. xi. 2. Isa. lxi. 1. Gen. i. 2. 2 Chron. xv. 1.

i Rom. i. 2. 2 Tim. iii. 15. 2 Pet. i. 20, 21. k Psal. xix.7.2 Tim. iii. 15-17. James i. 21. 25. Acts xx. 32.

1 Prov. XXX, 5, 6. Isa. viii. 20. Acts xxvi. 22, with ver. 20. 27. Gal. i. 8, 9. Joho v, 39. m Acts xxvi. 21. 23. 2 Pet, iij. 2. Luke xxiv. 44. Rom. iii. 31. Gal. iii. 21. 23, 24.

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England. By the name of Holy Scrip- ticle of the faith, or be ture we understand all the thought requisite or necescanonical Books of the Old sary to salvation. In the and New Testament which name of the Holy Scripture, follow :

we do understand those canonical books of the Old and New Testament, of whose authority was never any

doubt in the church. Of the Old Testament. Genesis, Exodus, &c. Of the Names and Number

Of the New Testament. of the Canonical Books. The Gospel of St. Matthew, Genesis, Leviticus, &c.

Exodus,

Numbers, &c. All which books, as they And the other books, as are commonly received, we Hierome saith, the church do receive, and acknowledge doth read for example of life them to be given by the in- and instruction of manners; spiration of God; and in that but yet doth it not apply them regard, to be of most certain to establish any doctrine: credit, and highest authority. such are these following,

Third of Esdras, Book of
Tobias, Fourth of Esdras,

Judith, &c.
All the books of the New
Testament, as they are com-
monly received, we do re-
ceive, and account them for
canonical.

ARTICLE VII.

ARTICLE VII.

Of the Old Testament. Of the Old Testament. The Old Testament is not The Old Testament is not contrary to the New, in the contrary to the New ; for doctrine contained in them in both in the Old and New for both in the Old and New Testament, everlasting life

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England. Testament, everlasting life is offered to mankind by is offered to mankind by Christ, who is the only meChrist," who is the only me

diator between God and man, diator between God and being both God and man. man,' being both God and Wherefore they are not to man.” Wherefore they are be heard which feign, that not to be heard which feign, the old fathers did look only that the old fathers did look for transitory promises. Alonly for temporary pro- though the law given from mises."

God by Moses, as touching Although the law given ceremonies and rites, do not from God by Moses, as touch- bind Christian men; nor the ing ceremonies and rites, do civil precepts thereof ought not bind Christians ;' nor the of necessity to be received in civil precepts given by Mo- any commonwealth ; yet notses, such as were peculiarly withstanding, no Christian fitted to the commonwealth man whatsoever is free from of the Jews, are of necessity the obedience of the comto be received in any com- mandments which are called monwealth ;yet notwith- . moral. standing, no Christian man whatsoever is free from the obedience of the commandments which are called moral. By the moral law, we understand all the ten commandments taken in their full extent.

ARTICLE VIII,

Of the three Creeds. The three creeds, Nice creed, Athanasius' creed, and

n Gen. iii. 15. xxii. 18, with Gal. iii. 8. 14. 1 Cor. x. 2-4. Luke i. 69, 70. Acts iii. 24. Isa. liii.

o Dan. ix. 17. Rom. viii. 34. 1 John ii. 1. Heb. vii. 25. 1 Tim. ii. 5. Jobn xiv. 6.

p Gal. iv. 4, 5. Acts xx. 28. Phil. ii. 7.8.

9 Acts xxvi. 6, 7. Rom. iv. 11. Gal. iii. 9. Heb. xi. 10. 16. 35. r Gal. iv. 9, 10. Col. ii, 14. 16, 17. Heb. ix. 9, 10. s Acts xxv. 9, 10. 25, with Deut. xvii. 8–13. Rom. xiii. 1. 5. Tit. iii. 1. 1 Pet. ii. 13, 14. t Matt. v. 17, to the end. Rom. xiii. 8-10. Eph. vi. 1-3. James ii. 8-12. Rom. vii. 25. jii. 31. Matt. vii. 12.

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