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The Second London Baptist Confession of 1689


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


    We the MINISTERS, and MESSENGERS of, and concerned for upwards of, one hundred BAPTIZED CHURCHES, in England and Wales (denying Arminianisim), being met together in London, from the third of the seventh month to the eleventh of the same, 1689, to consider of some things that might be for the glory of God, and the good of these congregations, have thought meet (for the satisfaction of all other Christians that differ from us in the point of Baptism) to recommend to their perusal the confession of our faith, which confession we own, as containing the doctrine of our faith and practice, and do desire that the members of our churches respectively do furnish themselves therewith.

  1. Hansard Knollys, Pastor, Broken Wharf, London
  2. William Kiffin, Pastor, Devonshire-square, London
  3. John Harris, Pastor, Joiner's Hall, London
  4. William Collins, Pastor, Petty France, London
  5. Hurcules Collins, Pastor, Wapping, London
  6. Robert Steed, Pastor, Broken Wharf, London
  7. Leonard Harrison, Pastor, Limehouse, London
  8. George Barret, Pastor, Mile End Green, London
  9. Isaac Lamb, Pastor, Pennington-street, London
  10. Richard Adams, Minister, Shad Thames, Southwark
  11. Benjamin Keach, Pastor, Horse-lie-down, Southwark
  12. Andrew Gifford, Pastor, Bristol, Fryars, Som. & Glouc.
  13. Thomas Vaux, Pastor, Broadmead, Som. & Glouc.
  14. Thomas Winnel, Pastor, Taunton, Som. & Glouc.
  15. James Hitt, Preacher, Dalwood, Dorset
  16. Richard Tidmarsh, Minister, Oxford City, Oxon
  17. William Facey, Pastor, Reading, Berks
  18. Samuel Buttall, Minister, Plymouth, Devon
  19. Christopher Price, Minister, Abergayenny, Monmouth
  20. Daniel Finch, Minister, Kingsworth, Herts
  21. John Ball, Minister, Tiverton, Devon
  22. Edmond White, Pastor, Evershall, Bedford
  23. William Prichard, Pastor, Blaenau, Monmouth
  24. Paul Fruin, Minister, Warwick, Warwick
  25. Richard Ring, Pastor, Southhampton, Hants
  26. John Tomkins, Minister, Abingdon, Berks
  27. Toby Willes, Pastor, Bridgewater, Somerset
  28. John Carter, Pastor, Steventon, Bedford
  29. James Webb, Pastor, Devizes, Wilts
  30. Richard Sutton, Pastor, Tring, Herts
  31. Robert Knight, Pastor, Stukeley, Bucks
  32. Edward Price, Pastor, Hereford City, Hereford
  33. William Phipps, Pastor, Exon, Devon
  34. William Hawkins, Pastor, Dimmock, Gloucester
  35. Samuel Ewer, Pastor, Hemstead, Herts
  36. Edward Man, Pastor, Houndsditch, London
  37. Charles Archer, Pastor, Hock-Norton, Oxon
In the name of and on the behalf of the whole assembly.