1689 COF – Preaching Outline

Part 1 – The Foundations of Christian Thought (Chapters 1-8),

  1. Of the Holy Scriptures
  2. Of God and the Holy Trinity
  3. Of God’s Decree
  4. Of Creation
  5. Of Divine Providence
  6. Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the punishment thereof
  7. Of God’s Covenant
  8. Of Christ the Mediator

Part 2 – Experimental Religion—Salvation Applied (Chapters 9-20)

  1. Of Free Will
  2. Of Effectual Calling
  3. Of Justification
  4. Of Adoption
  5. Of Sanctification
  6. Of Saving Faith
  7. Of Repentance unto Life and Salvation
  8. Of Good Works
  9. Of the Perseverance of the Saints
  10. Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation
  11. Of the Law of God
  12. Of the Gospel and the Extent of Grace thereof

Part 3 – The Divine Institutions (Chapters 21-30).

  1. Of Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience
  2. Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day
  3. Of Lawful Oaths and Vows
  4. Of the Civil Magistrate
  5. Of Marriage
  6. Of the Church
  7. Of the Communion of Saints
  8. Of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
  9. Of Baptism
  10. Of the Lord’s Supper

Part 4- The World to Come.

  1. Of the State of Man after Death, and of the Resurrection of the Dead
  2. Of the Last Judgement