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What Presbyterians Believe                  

This ongoing series of articles on "What Presbyterians Believe" explores the Biblical and theological foundations of our faith.

The authors have given permission for these articles to be reproduced. We hope this series will be useful for adult church school classes and discussion groups, new member classes and individual enrichment.

What do Presbyterians believe about ... ?


How to Speak Presbyterian                   

It has been estimated that 58 percent of the members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) did not grow up in the denomination. For readers in that category, here is a short rundown of the lingo you are likely to hear in a Presbyterian church that you may not have heard in another church.

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What do Presbyterians believe about ... ?

Angels
Art
The Ascension
The Atonement
Baptism
Infant Baptism (2006 version)
Infant Baptism (1985 version)
(Don't) Believe
The Bible
Biblical Justice
Church and State
Communion
Confessions
Connectional Church
Deacons
Ecclesia Reformata ...
Education

Elders
End of life issues
The End of the World
Eschatology
Evangelism
Evil
Faith and Patriotism
Forgiveness
Grace
Hell

 

Heresy
How Presbyterians Make Decisions

The Holy Spirit
Interfaith relations
Jesus
Life After Death
Lord of the Conscience
Mary
Miracles
Mission
Ordination
Predestination
Predestination II
Priesthood of Believers
Purity
The Resurrection of Jesus
Sacraments
Stewardship
The Trinity
Trinity (Reclaiming the)
Vocation
Wealth
Work
Worship

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  • My daughter is a practicing Catholic, her fiancee is a Presbyterian, their daughter was christened a Catholic last year, now it is the wish of the father that their second daughter 8 weeks old at present to be baptised a Presbyterian, I am confused, any opinions ? by Martina on 09/10/2015 at 9:27 p.m.

  • Concerning Chris on 08/19/2015 at 4:22 p.m. comment, let me ask you this one question, did God destroy Sodom because they were liars? by Jack P. Brooks on 09/01/2015 at 8:36 a.m.

  • I love my Presbyterian by sennu on 08/29/2015 at 2:29 p.m.

  • To Julie: I believe it is wrong to be gay just as it is wrong for me to lie, steal or be proud. If you are gay it doesn't mean you're going to hell. It's whether you act upon being gay or whether you fight it. I am a liar, and was born a liar. I fight my urge to lie because it's against Gods commandments.I hope this has helped! by Chris on 08/19/2015 at 4:22 p.m.

  • does the presbyterian church believe in the new generation of Churches? Like Hillsong churches, Together church, Lakewood church? by Taylor on 07/29/2015 at 1:29 p.m.

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