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The Belgic Confession

Its History and Sources (Texts and Studies in Reformation and Post-Reformation Thought)

by Nicolaas H. Gootjes

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Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Christian Theology - History,
  • Christianity - Catechisms,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Church History, Theology: Historical Theology,
  • Religion / Christianity / Theology / History,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Belgic Confession,
  • Creeds,
  • Doctrines,
  • Reformed Church

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9781562M
    ISBN 100801032350
    ISBN 109780801032356

    Belgic Confession, Latin Confessio Belgica, statement of the Reformed faith in 37 articles written by Guido de Brès, a Reformer in the southern Low Countries (now Belgium) and northern France. First printed in at Rouen, it was revised at a synod in Antwerp in , was printed that same year in Geneva, and was subsequently translated into Dutch, German, and Latin.   The Belgic Confession we have in our Book of Praise is not the Belgic Confession as originally written by Guido de Brès in , nor is it the exact Confession of, say, the RCUS or URC. This has never been an issue. Moreover, at Classis Ontario West of Ma there were fraternal delegates from the OPC, URC, and RCUS present as this.

    Book Review. Nicolaas H. Gootjes, The Belgic Confession: Its History And Sources. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, pp. Paper. ISBN: $ At last we have a book in English about the origins of the Belgic Confession. There have always been brief summaries about its origin, but nothing of substantial scholarship. Define Belgic. Belgic synonyms, Belgic pronunciation, Belgic translation, English dictionary definition of Belgic. adj. 1. () (4) Significantly, he cites the Belgic Confession as the immediate source of his phrasing: "The world is an embodiment of the thoughts of God; it is 'a beautiful book in which all creatures, great and small.

    Belgic Confession of Faith XIII. “As the providence of God doth, in general, reach to all creatures; so after a special manner it taketh care of his church, and disposeth all things to the good thereof.” Westminster Confession of Faith “Knowledge of this doctrine is the beginning of true happiness.”. Gijsbert van den Brink, “A Most Elegant Book: The Natural World in Article 2 of the Belgic Confession,” Westminster Theological Journal 73 (): – Daniel R. Hyde, ”Response to Fr. Boonzaaijer’s Comparison of the 39 Articles & Belgic Confession,” The North American Anglican 2 (Spring ): –


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The Confession of Faith, popularly known as the Belgic Confession, is a doctrinal standard document to which many of the Reformed churches subscribe.

The Confession forms part of the Three Forms of Unity of the Reformed Church, which are still the official subordinate standards of the Dutch Reformed Church. The confession's chief author was Guido de Brès, a preacher of.

The Belgic Confession Truly the Christian Confession of the Belgic Reformed Churches, containing the Summary of Doctrine about God and about the Eternal Salvation of Souls Article 1: About the Nature of God We believe in the heart and confess with the mouth that there is a unique and simple spiritual.

The Belgic Confession was written primarily as a testimony to the Spanish king to prove that Reformed believers weren't the rebels they were accused of being, but law-abiding citizens. This Reformed confession covers a range of Christian doctrines in 37 articles, from the The Belgic Confession book of God to the last judgment/5.

Confession of Faith The oldest of the Doctrinal Standards of the Christian Reformed Church is the Confession of Faith.

It is usually called the Belgic The Belgic Confession book because it originated in the Southern Netherlands, now known as Belgium. Its chief author was Guido de Brès, a preacher of the Reformed Churches of the Netherlands.

The Belgic Confession is one of the most important and oldest doctrinal statements of the Reformed churches. Written init became a confession of Protestant believers in the Netherlands in the face of persecution from the Roman Catholic government/5. The Belgic Confession is a plea for tolerance as the author sought to make clear what the Reformed faith believes and how it is consistent with the ancient creeds.

The document seeks to demonstrate that Reformed believers were not rebels and were willing to be subject to the king in all matters that do not contradict the laws of God in Scripture. 60th St. SE Grand Rapids, MI Toll Free: () Phone: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Contact specific staff.

THE CONFESSION OF FAITH. Revised in the National Synod, held at Dordrecht, in the Years and The oldest of the doctrinal standards of the Reformed Churches of the Netherlands is the Confession of Faith, most commonly known as the Belgic Confession, following the seventeenth-century Latin designation.

Confessio Belgica. “Belgica. A popular study of the basics of the Christian faith based on the Belgic Confession. Lew Vander Meer is back with an all-new video, featuring a number of interesting location shots. The session guides, which students use for discussion and application of the video presentation to their daily lives, have also been : Belgic Confession of Faith: Overview The Confession of Faith Revised in the National Synod, held at Dordrecht in the Years and The oldest doctrinal standards of the Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregations is the Confession of Faith, mostFile Size: KB.

out of 5 stars I like the Belgic confession, but the one this publisher sent me had half the pages. Reviewed in the United States on Novem Verified Purchase. The parts of the confession I got to read we're awesome, but unfortunately the book had half the articles in it/5(3).

But, the “two-books doctrine” has a firm foundation in the history of the Christian church (especially the Protestant Reformation) as demonstrated by the Belgic Confession (), which in turn draws directly from various Scripture passages but.

Creeds and Catechisms: Apostles' Creed, Nicene Creed, Athanasian Creed, the Heidelberg Catechism, the Canons of Dordt, the Belgic Confession, by Anon | May 9, out of 5 stars 3. The Belgic Confession: A Commentary, Volumes I–II by David J. Engelsma. Jenison, MI: Reformed Free Publishing Association, – and pages.

Reviewed by Dr. David Schuringa, a reformed theologian living in West Michigan (as reviewed in the J issue of Christian Renewal The publishing of Dr. David Engelsma’s two-volume. The largest and most trusted library of over 1, free sermons from conservative Christian churches and ministries worldwide.

The Belgic Confession is one of the world’s best-known statements of faith, and serves as one of the confessions of many reformed churches. Though the Belgic Confession comes originally from the Netherlands, it today has a prominent place in many English speaking churches of the world, including the Canadian Reformed Churches.

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THE BELGIC CONFESSION Introduction The Belgic Confession is the first of what is commonly known as the Three Forms of Unity, the confessional standard generally adopted by Continental Reformed Churches.

It was born out of persecution of Reformed believers by the Spanish King, Philip II, an ally of the Papacy. Creeds and Confessions of the United Reformed Churches in North America (URCNA). Includes the Ecumenical Creeds (Apostles’, Nicene, Athanasian) and the Three Forms of Unity (Belgic Confession, Heidelberg Catechism, Canons of Dort).The Belgic Confession Circa A.D.

Creeds and Confessions of the Church Today, many Christians are turning back to the puritans to, “walk in the old paths,” of God’s word, and to continue to proclaim old truth that glorifies Jesus Christ.Book of Confessions, compilation of creeds and confessions that was prepared by a committee of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

and was adopted by that church in It includes the Nicene Creed, the Apostles’ Creed, the Scots Confession (), the Heidelberg Catechism (), the Second Helvetic Confession (), the Westminster Confession and the .