The Baptist Confession of Faith

CHAPTER 21
OF CHRISTIAN LIBERTY AND LIBERTY OF CONSCIENCE

Paragraph 2. God alone is Lord of the conscience, and has left it free from the doctrines and commandments of men which are in any thing contrary to His word, or not contained in it. So that to believe such doctrines, or obey such commands out of conscience, is to betray true liberty of conscience; and the requiring of an implicit faith, an absolute and blind obedience, is to destroy liberty of conscience and reason also.

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