The 1790 Articles of Faith
Section 1. OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES We believe
the Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments
to contain a revelation of the perfections and
will of God, and the rule of faith and practice.
we're discusSection 2. OF THE SUPREME BEING We believe in
One God, infinite in all his perfections; and that these
perfections are all modifications of infinite, adorable,
incomprehensible and unchangeable Love.
Section 3. OF THE MEDIATOR We believe that there is One
Mediator between God and man, the man Jesus Christ, in
whom dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily; who,
by giving himself a ransom for all, hath redeemed them
to God by his blood; and who, by the merit of his death,
and the efficacy of his Spirit,will finally restore the
whole human race to happiness.
Section 4. OF THE HOLY GHOST We believe in the Holy Ghost,
whose office it is to make known to sinners the truth of
their [this] salvation, through the medium of the Holy
Scriptures, and to reconcile the hearts of the children
of men to God, and thereby dispose them to genuine holiness.
Section 5. OF GOOD WORK We believe in the obligation of
the moral law, as to the rule of life; and we hold that
the love of God manifest to man in a Redeemer, is the
best means of producing obedience to that law, and
promoting a holy, active and useful life.