1689 London Baptist Confession
1. Baptism and the Lord's Supper are ordinances of positive and
sovereign institution, appointed by the Lord Jesus, the only lawgiver, to be continued in
his church to the end of the world.
( Matthew 28:19, 20; 1 Corinthians 11:26 )
2. These holy appointments are to be administered by those only who are qualified and thereunto called, according to the commission of Christ.
( Matthew 28:19; 1 Corinthians 4:1 )
For further study:
"Baptist Roots in America: The Historical Background of Reformed Baptists in America", Samuel E. Waldron, Simpson Publishing Co. (1991)
"A Modern Exposition of the 1689 Baptist Confession of Faith", Samuel E. Waldron, Evangelical Press, 1989
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