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Westminster Confession of Faith: For Study Classes

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The Westminster Confession of faith is an unsurpassed summary of biblical truth, and is familiar ground to people of Reformed and Presbyterian conviction. Ideal for churches and colleges everywhere.
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Published December 16th 2003 by P&R Publishing (first published 1964)
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Chad Warner
Oct 01, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Christians
Thorough and helpful commentary on Westminster Confession of Faith. William shows "(1) the firm scriptural foundation of the teaching of this Confession, and (2) the relevance of this Confession for today."

Notes
1. Of the Holy Scriptures
Internal evidence that Bible is God's Word
• NT writers accept OT as God's Word (Acts 4:24-25; Luke 1:68-79; Matt 5:18; John 10:35).
• Christ promised to give Holy Spirit to apostles so they could write NT (John 15:26-27).
• Apostles treated each others' writings as
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Rock Rockwell
Oct 07, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: doctrine
The best commentary on the WCF that I know of. It is a study guide with questions through each chapter. Williamson is thorough without losing you along the way. Many Presbyterian seminarians use this book to help study for their ordination exams. It is a worthy read for anyone to understand basic reformed theological concepts as outlined in the WCF.
Laura
May 29, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Westminster Confession of Faith: A Study Manual by G. I. Williamson (1964)
Scott Cox
Jan 17, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction, theology
This is an excellent exposition and study guide for the historic Presbyterian Westminster Confession of Faith. In my opinion, G.I. Williamson is at his best when he analyzes and explains the Reformed doctrines of Election and Free Will (liberty versus ability), Justification by faith, the Sacraments (signs and seals), Church Discipline, and the Regulative Principle of Worship. He provides excellent analogies, diagrams, and scriptural references. However I feel that Williamson is weakest on the ...more
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“QUESTIONS
1. Is the doctrine of the Trinity revealed in the Old Testament? In the New Testament%
2. Is the God revealed in the Old Testament the Triune God? How can this be proved%
3. Cite an Old Testament text to prove that God is not a single person.
4. Cite a text which indicates that the Angel of Jehovah is Jehovah (God).
5. Cite a prophetic text which shows that God promised to send God incarnate.
6. Why did the apostles accept the "doctrine" of the Trinity?
7. What two essential elements of the doctrine of the Trinity are taught in the baptismal form of Matthew?
8. The Larger Catechism states that each of the three persons of the Godhead is seen to be God because Scripture attributes to each of them such names, attributes, works, and worship as are proper to God only. Can you cite Scripture references showing that the names, attributes, works, and worship proper to God are associated with each of the three persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost)?”
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