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ARTICLES OF RELIGION.

 

The Ratification.

THIS Book of Articles before rehearsed, is again approved, and allowed to be holden and executed within the Realm, by the assent and consent of our Sovereign Lady ELIZABETH, by the grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c. Which Articles were deliberately read, and confirmed again by the subscription of the hands of the Archbishop and Bishops of the Upper-house, and by the subscription of the whole Clergy the Nether-house in their Convocation, in the Year of our Lord 1571.

 

A Table of the Articles.

  1. OF Faith in the Holy Trinity.
  2. Of Christ the Son of God.
  3. Of His going down into Hell.
  4. Of His Resurrection.
  5. Of the Holy Ghost.
  6. Of the Sufficiency of the Scripture.
  7. Of the Old Testament.
  8. Of the Three Creeds.
  9. Of Original or Birth-sin.
  10. Of Free-will.
  11. Of Justification.
  12. Of Good Works.
  13. Of Works before Justification.
  14. Of Works of Supererogation.
  15. Of Christ alone without Sin.
  16. Of Sin after Baptism.
  17. Of Predestination and Election.
  18. Of obtaining Salvation by Christ.
  19. Of the Church.
  20. Of the Authority of the Church.
  21. Of the Authority of General Councils.
  22. Of Purgatory.
  23. Of Ministering in the Congregation.
  24. Of Speaking in the Congregation.
  25. Of the Sacraments.
  26. Of the Unworthiness of Ministers.
  27. Of Baptism.
  28. Of the Lord's Supper.
  29. Of the Wicked which eat not the Body of Christ.
  30. Of both kinds.
  31. Of Christs one Oblation.
  32. Of the Marriage of Priests.
  33. Of Excommunicate Persons.
  34. Of the Traditions of the Church.
  35. Of Homilies.
  36. Of Consecrating of Ministers.
  37. Of Civil Magistrates.
  38. Of Christian men's Goods.
  39. Of a Christian man's Oath.