1806-John Reid II.-This is a second work commissioned by the Reformed Presbytery, of Scotland, and intended to be introductory to the history and distinctive practice of Covenanters.Read More
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1806-John Reid II.-A discussion of why the church needs to have terms of communion together with a defense of the terms of communion adopted by the Reformed Presbyterian church. This was written and issued as an official production of the presbytery.Read More
The Constitution of the Associate Reformed Synod in America Considered, Disowned and Testifyed Against.
1787-The Reformed Presbytery, Scotland.-This is the Presbytery's response to the news of the defection of several ministers into a merger between ministers of the Reformed Presbytery and Associate Presbyterian communions. Abandoning principles, this "union" left three or four bodies where there had been two.Read More
1761 (1777 ed.)-The Reformed Presbytery.-John Courtass authored sections on history and doctrine; John Thorburn authored section on doctrine.Read More
1712-John McMillan I. together with Mr. John McNeil.-This is the historical account of the renewal of the Covenants, National and Solemn League, by the early Old Dissenters, or Covenanters together with a record of the transaction.Read More
1841-The Reformed Presbyterian Church, of Scotland.-A course of lectures which seeks to take up every distinctive position maintained by the RP church. This volume represents a reasonable overview of doctrines related to the Mediatorial reign of Christ and public social covenanting.Read More
1643-The Three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland.-This is both a political league and a religious covenant between the three nations for establishing a covenanted uniformity of religion together with providing a mutual defense.Read More
1580-The National Church of Scotland.-This is the second Scottish confession, also called the National Covenant, or Negative Confession. To this is appended the acts of Parliament and additions made at the renewal, in 1638.Read More
"As truly as in the cases of the Nicene and Chalcedonian formularies, the Westminster Standards mark an epoch in the history of human reflection on the truths of the gospel—an epoch in the attainment and registry of doctrinal truth; and as truly in the one case as in the other the statements they give of the truths that fall in their sphere are scientifically final. All attempts at restatement must either repeat their definitions or fall away from the purity of their conceptions or the justness of their language."—Benjamin B. Warfield, "The Significance of the Westminster Standards as a Creed," (1897).
Works by and Related to the Work of the Westminster Assembly:
1647-Westminster Assembly.-This is the confession of faith containing the doctrinal formulations to be adopted as part of the uniformity in doctrine amongst the covenanted churches of Britain.Read More
1645-Westminster Assembly.-The second finished production of the Assembly designed for covenanted uniformity, this contains a full account of the nature and function of Presbyterian church government.Read More
1645-Westminster Assembly.-This is the directory given for attaining covenanted uniformity in the matter of the public worship of God. It includes directions for ordinary worship and those extraordinary times to be observed or ordered for the glory of God.Read More