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1999 Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith (current)

Description

Mennonite Brethren have their roots in the Anabaptist-Mennonite movement of sixteenth-century Europe. However, as a nineteenth-century renewal movement, Mennonite Brethren blended Lutheran Pietism and Baptist Evangelicalism with their Anabaptist roots. For Mennonite Brethren, their confessional statements functioned as a public testimony of what they believed, based on their understanding of the Christian Bible. The Confession of Faith serves as an outline for instruction, church polity, and discipline.

Below is a listing of the 18 articles in the 1999 Confession of Faith (currently in effect), with links to Commentary and Pastoral Application on each article (Confession of Faith: Commentary and Pastoral Application [Winnipeg, Man.; Hillsboro, Kan.: Board of Faith and Life and Kindred Productions, 2000]).

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All 18 Articles of Confession (1999)

Confession Of Faith All 18 Articles (94 KB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 1. God.

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 2. Revelation of God.

2com (0.1 MB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 3. Creation and Humanity.

3com (89 KB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 4. Sin and Evil.

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 5. Salvation.

5com (100 KB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 6. Nature of the Church.

6com (96 KB)

6pa (93 KB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 7. Mission of the Church.

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7pa (96 KB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 8. Christian Baptism.

8com (97 KB)

8pa (91 KB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 9. Lord’s Supper.

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 10. Discipleship.

10com (97 KB)

10pa (86 KB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 11. Marriage, Singleness and Family.

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 12. Society and State.

12com (0.1 MB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 13. Love and Nonresistance.

13com (93 KB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 14. The Sanctity of Human Life.

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 15. Stewardship.

15com (97 KB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 16. Work, Rest and the Lord’s Day.

16com (0.1 MB)

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Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 17. Christianity and Other Faiths.

17com (0.1 MB)

17pa (0.1 MB)

Commentary & Pastoral Application. Article 18. Christ’s Final Triumph.

18com (0.1 MB)

18pa (0.1 MB)

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