Historic Church Documents


Creeds

The Apostles' Creed

The Nicene Creed

The Athanasian Creed

The Definition of Chalcedon

The Anathemas of the Second Council of Constantinople (553 A.D.)


Confessions

The Canons of the Council of Orange (529 A.D.)

The Augsburg Confession (1530)

     • Apology [Defense] of the Augsburg Confession

The Smalcald Articles - By Martin Luther

The Book of Concord (offsite) - The Confessions of the Lutheran Church

The Scottish Confession of Faith (offsite)

The Second Helvetic Confession

The Thirty-Nine Articles, (1571)

The Irish Articles of Religion. A.D. 1615

The Canons of Dordt (1618 A.D.)

The Belgic Confession (1618 A.D.)

The Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) w. Scripture Proofs

You can download this MS Word.rtf (zipped) file for personal use on your word processor.
It is the original 1646, and is complete with full scripture proof texts. Also available in Word [doc], PDF, and HTML (all zipped).

Comparison of the 1646 Edition to the American Revision

The Westminster Confession of Faith's Additional Documents

To The Christian Reader, Especially Heads of Families
Mr. Thomas Manton's Epistle to the Reader (A must read)
The Sum of Saving Knowledge
The Confession of Faith of the Kirk of Scotland: Or, The National Covenant
The Solemn League and Covenant
The Directory for the Publick Worship of God
The Directory for Family Worship 
The Form of Presbyterial Church Government

The Baptist Confession of Faith (1689) w. Scripture Proofs

• See Also:

History of the Westminster Assembly of Divines
By: William Maxwell Hetherington, D. D., LL. D.

The Discretionary Power of the Church

"The delivery of Christ’s doctrines and commandments by men does not make them the doctrines and commandments of men. ... Their dogmas are not man's, they are God’s dogmas." (from paragraph 20)
By: John L. Girardeau

The Reformed Faith

An Exposition Of The Westminster Confession Of Faith.
By: Robert Shaw

The Savoy Declaration of Faith and Order 1658

The Savoy Declaration is a modification of the Westminster Confession to suit the Congregational polity. An introduction is being added to aid the reader in finding the most notable changes.

Catechisms

Catechism for Young Children

This document contains the Catechism for Young Children, a catechism used in many denominations as an introduction to the Smaller Catechism.

The Children's Catechism

This document contains a simplified catechism useful for introducing your child to the Reformed faith. It was written by Chris Schlect

The Westminster Shorter Catechism

This document contains the Westminster Shorter Catechism with full Scripture references.

The Westminster Larger Catechism

This document contains the Westminster Larger Catechism with full Scripture references.

• Visit the, Bible Presbyterian Church Online - Featuring the, "Westminster Shorter Catechism Project." With a harmony of expositions by authors listed below:

Thomas Boston's Of Man's Chief End and Happiness
James Fisher's Catechism on the Catechism
John Flavel's Exposition of the Assembly's Shorter Catechism
Matthew Henry's A Scripture Catechism in the Method of the Assembly's
Thomas Vincent's The Shorter Catechism Explained from Scripture
Thomas Watson's Body of Divinity
John Whitecross' The Shorter Catechism Illustrated

The Heidelberg Catechism (With full scripture proofs)

Including a brief history From: Cyclopedia Of Biblical, Theological And Ecclesiastical Literature, by James Strong & John McClintock

• Visit a Website Devoted to the Heidelberg Catechism - An Ageless Summary of an Everlasting Comfort

Fisher's Catechism

The great Scottish commentary on the Westminster Shorter Catechism.
Here is a pdf of Fisher
See the Harmony Q. 4. What is God, between Fisher and John Flavel

Catechism Of The Church Of Geneva, Being A Form Of Instruction For Children.


Sermons

Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God
  By: Jonathan Edwards

George Whitefield Collection - 59 Sermons from The Works of the Reverend George Whitefield.


Other

The American Colonist's Library - A TREASURY OF PRIMARY DOCUMENTS

The Cambridge Declaration

The Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy

The 95 Theses

• The TABLE-TALK of Martin Luther.

The Early Church Fathers (Offsite)

The Saint's Everlasting Rest

Calvin's Calvinism

Works of Jonathan Edwards

God's Way of Peace - Subtitled, "A Book for the Anxious."

By: Horatius Bonar, D.D.

For Whom Did Christ Die?

A tidbit of good ol' Puritan logic from the good doctor, John Owen.

John Knox's First Interview with Queen Mary - 1561

Vidiciae Contra Tyrannos - A Defense of Liberty Against Tyrants

• Notes From the Original 1599 Geneva Bible:

See the American Vision article , The Geneva Bible: The Forgotten Translation, by Gary DeMar, for additional information on the importance of the Geneva Notes in the history of the Church.
INDEX
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Numbers
Deuteronomy

Joshua
Judges
Ruth
1Samuel
2Samuel
1Kings
2Kings
1Chronicles
2Chronicles
Ezra
Nehemiah
Ester

Job
Psalms
Proverbs
Ecclesiastes
Song of Solomon
Isaiah
Jeremiah
Lamentations
Ezekiel
Daniel
Hosea
Joel
Amos
Obadiah
Jonah
Micah
Nahum
Habakkuk
Zephaniah
Haggai
Zechariah
Malachi
Matthew
Mark
Luke
John

Acts
Romans
1Corinthians
2Corinthians
Galatians
Ephesians
Philippians
Colossians
1Thessalonians
2Thessalonians
1Timothy
2Timothy
Titus
Philemon
Hebrews
James
1Peter
2Peter
1John
2John
3John
Jude
Revelation

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