Public Confession of Faith
(Before or after the sermon, the minister requests
those who intend to make public confession of their faith to arise and
to reply to the following questions:)
1) Do you acknowledge the doctrine contained in the
Old and New Testaments and in the Articles of the Christian faith and
taught here in this Christian Church to be the true and complete
doctrine of salvation?
2) Have you resolved by the grace of God to adhere to
this doctrine; to reject all heresies repugnant thereto and to lead a
new and godly life?
3) Will you submit to church government, and in case
you should be delinquent (which may God graciously forbid) to church
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