Chapter 3.7 of the Second London Baptist Confession, based upon the Westminster Confession of Faith, is often misunderstood to mean we must be careful not to preach election and predestination to unbelievers or “baby” Christians. But this is not the case! In this post from Particular Voices, Sam Renihan offers a selection from John Norton (commenting on the WCF) in which he explains how we ought to be Handling predestination with special prudence and care.
via Handling Predestination with Prudence and Care [Particular Voices] | The Confessing Baptist.
The Particular Voices blog presents some more evidence of Nehemiah Coxe’s likely editorship of the Second London Baptist Confession of Faith. If this is correct, then modern readers would do well to study Coxe’s works in order to better understand the intended meaning of the Confession, particularly the parts pertaining to God’s covenants.
Nehemiah Coxe: Cordwainer and Confession-maker.