A New Exposition of the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689
Edited By: Rob Ventura
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A New Exposition of the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689  -     Edited By: Rob Ventura

A New Exposition of the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689

Edited By: Rob Ventura
Mentor / 2022 / Hardcover

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A fresh exposition of the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689—the chief formal statement of beliefs. This spiritual treasure-trove is unpacked for our era by more than 20 contributors, including Earl Blackburn, Brian Borgman, Gary Hendrix, Steven Hofmaier, Mike Renihan, John Reuther, Mark Sarver, James Savastio, Rob Ventura, and Sam Waldron.

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Title: A New Exposition of the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 700
Vendor: Mentor
Publication Date: 2022
Dimensions: 9.2 X 6.1 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds 3 ounces
ISBN: 1527108902
ISBN-13: 9781527108905
Stock No: WW7108905

Publisher's Description

For centuries, Baptists have published confessions of faith as formal statements of their beliefs. Chief among these is the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. This doctrinal statement is a spiritual treasure trove worthy of our fresh attention. In this new study, more than twenty contributors unpack its timeless biblical truths, ‘things which are most surely believed among us’ (Luke 1:1). Our prayer is that the Lord will use this volume to richly edify and sanctify His people worldwide, and to assist the churches in pursuing biblical holiness and doctrinal purity. May these labors send God’s people back again and again to the Bible, which is—as the confession states—the ‘only sufficient, certain, and infallible rule of all saving knowledge, faith, and obedience’ (1.1).


Includes contributions from:

  • Earl M. Blackburn
  • Brian Borgman
  • Dave Chanski
  • David Charles
  • Jason Ching
  • Victor Claudio
  • Jim Domm
  • Gary Hendrix
  • Steven Hofmaier
  • Jeff Johnson
  • Mitch Lush
  • Lee McKinnon
  • John Price
  • Mike Renihan
  • John Reuther
  • Mark Sarver
  • James Savastio
  • Jeffery Smith
  • Rob Ventura
  • Calvin Walden
  • Sam Waldron
  • Austin Walker
  • Jeremy Walker

Author Bio

Rob Ventura (MDiv, Reformed Baptist Seminary) is one of the pastors of Grace Community Baptist Church of North Providence, Rhode Island. He is a co–author of ‘A Portrait of Paul’ and ‘Spiritual Warfare’, and is the general editor of ‘Going Beyond the Five Points’, ‘Lectures in Systematic Theology’ and ‘A New Exposition of the London Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689’. He has also contributed articles to journals, periodicals, and ‘The Reformation Heritage KJV Study Bible’.

Editorial Reviews

In a most attractive, readable and scholarly way this rich volume presents historic Christianity as Baptists have absorbed it and been confessing it for the last 333 years in this grand statement of our best Confession of Faith. This book is a tremendous achievement.

-- Geoff Thomas (Conference Speaker and author, Aberystwyth, Wales)

Biblically rooted, theologically careful and engagingly written, this work is also consistently warm in its tone and practical in its application, authored as it is by pastors who are committed to the biblical truths that the Confession teaches. 

-- Robert Strivens (Pastor, Bradford–on–Avon Baptist Church, Wiltshire, UK & former Principal, London Seminary)

Here is a tool for every follower of Christ who desires to see Jesus, our altogether lovely One, more clearly, understand His redemptive labors more fully, and walk more nearly to Him in applied truth. 

-- John Snyder (Pastor at Christ Church, New Albany, Director of Media Gratiae)

You do not need to agree with every sentence in this 1689 Confession to benefit greatly from its exposition by men of theological orthodoxy and pastoral integrity. Read and sink your mind and heart into the rich truths as expressed in this new work. 

-- Ian Hamilton (President, Westminster Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Newcastle, UK )

Many of the contributing expositors of the chapters in this new exposition of the 1689 are veteran pastors in the latter years of their longstanding pastorates. May the following generations be faithful stewards as they have been, in profession and practice, of the “sound words” they have set forth in this new work. Herein is a legacy of truth to be bought and not sold (Proverbs 23:23).

-- George McDearmon (Pastor Ballston Lake Baptist Church, Ballston Lake, NY)

Whereas there are many books dealing with one or two aspects of theology, it is good to have one book that gives those coming to Reformed Baptist convictions a comprehensive view of what we believe. 

-- Conrad Mbewe (Pastor, Kabwata Baptist Church, Kabwata, Zambia; Founding Chancellor, African Christian University, Lusaka, Zambia)

This volume will add richness to the weekly study of a pastor and give an invaluable book for church groups for enriching their biblical knowledge and the contextual consistency and doctrinal coherence of the inspired Scriptures.

-- Tom Nettles (Senior Professor of Historical Theology, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky)

In an age of relativism and unregulated piety, a return to the doctrines of grace espoused by this confession is urgently needed. The exposition of these truths given in this volume is masterful. May its publication and use aid in the reformation of the church in our time.

-- Derek W. H. Thomas (Chancellor’s Professor, Reformed Theological Seminary; Teaching Fellow, Ligonier Ministries)

… many of the chapters are superb in their biblical, theological, and experiential understanding and application of the great truths of Scripture.

-- Joel R. Beeke (Chancellor, Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan)

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