A Faith to Confess:
The Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689
Rewritten in Modern English
©1975, Carey Publications, Ltd.
75 Woodhill Road, Leeds, U.K. LS16 7BZ
ISBN 0 85479 940 0
(Use this number to order the confession in book form from your local Christian bookstore.)



Concerning the formulation of this Confession, its presentation in modern English and its relevance and usefulness today.


  1. The Holy Scripture
  2. God and the Holy Trinity
  3. God's Decree
  4. Creation
  5. Divine Providence
  6. The Fall of Man: Sin and its Punishment
  7. God's Covenant
  8. Christ the Mediator
  9. Free Will
  10. Effectual Calling
  11. Justification
  12. Adoption
  13. Sanctification
  14. Saving Faith
  15. Repentance unto Life and Salvation
  16. Good Works
  17. The Perseverance of the Saints
  18. The Assurance of Grace and Salvation
  19. The Law of God
  20. The Gospel and its Gracious Extent
  21. Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience
  22. Religious Worship, and the Lord's Day
  23. Lawful Oaths and Vows
  24. Civil Government
  25. Marriage
  26. The Church
  27. The Fellowship of Saints
  28. Baptism and the Lord's Supper
  29. Baptism
  30. The Lord's Supper
  31. The State of Man after Death and The Resurrection of the Dead
  32. The Last Judgment