Confession of Faith (1902) - Conclusion
¶76. Every confession of faith, as every other teaching and exposition Of Scripture is subject at all times to examination and estimation under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, according to the Holy Scriptures (the inspired,* canonical* books of the Old and New Testament as a whole) the only infallible written preserved resource of the necessary and sufficient revelation of God to humanity for our salvation. Acts ch. 15; John 10:35; Psalms 119:96; Luke 24:27, 44; 2 Peter 1:20, 21; Deuteronomy 18:15, 19; Acts 3:22; John 12:49-50; 2 Peter 1:16-18; Matthew 10:40; Luke 10:16; John 14:26; John 15:15; cf. III. "Regel und Richtschnur"; Psalms 119:105; 1 John 2:27.
*"Inspired" means prompted by the Holy Spirit.
*"Canonical" means serving as rule and standard.
Confession of Faith of the Mennonite Brethren Church of North America. American ed. Hillsboro, KS : Mennonite Brethren Pub. House, 1917.
Loewen, Howard John. One Lord, One Church, One Hope, and One God : Mennonite Confessions of Faith. Elkhart, IN. : Institute of Mennonite Studies, 1985.
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