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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 55 : Confessing the Faith

Paragraph 1 : Public Confession of the Faith

55-1. It is proper for the congregation of God's people publicly to confess their faith, using creeds or confessions that are true to the Word, such as, the Apostle's Creed, the Nicene Creed, or the Westminster Standards.

[DIGEST : This paragraph was added in 1975. See M3GA, 3-70, p. 83.]

ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
No comparable text in the following editions:
PCA 1973, DfW Adopted text, M1GA, Appendix

Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, DfW Proposed text
PCUS 1933, DfW
PCUS 1925, DfW
PCUS 1894, DfW



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[FoG = Form of Government ; RoD = Rules of Discipline ; DfW = Directory for Worship]