Study Guide: The Westminster Confession of Faith (1647) and Catechisms

This Study guide will teach you the core concepts of the Westminster Confession of Faith pf 1647 and the shorter and Larger Catechisms. The Catechisms are paralleled with the confession so you can see how they are related.

To properly follow the lectures you will want to read the Shorter and Larger Catechism and the Westminster Confession of Faith as it corresponds to the lecture as found in the syllabus outline. You can download or view each of them at the following links.

20 week syllabus PDF
20 week syllabus HTML
The Westminster Shorter Catechism
The Westminster Larger Catechism
The Westminster Confession of Faith

It is recommended that you follow the presentation document PDF while watching the video in order to see the presentation. You can print them as well if you want a hard copy and teach your own church the core concepts found in the Westminster Confession of Faith.


Study – Session 1: “Introduction”

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Study – Session 2: “Of Holy Scripture”

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Study – Session 3: “Of the Holy Trinity”


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Study – Session 4: “Of God’s Eternal Decree, Of Creation, and Of Providence”

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Study – Session 5: “Of the Fall of Man, of Sin, and of the Punishment Thereof and Of Free Will”

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Study – Session 6: “Of God’s Covenant with Man”


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Study – Session 7: “Of Christ the Mediator”

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Study – Session 8: “Of the Church”

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Study – Session 9: “Of Effectual Call, Of Justification, Of Adoption, and Of Sanctification”

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Study – Session 10: “Of Saving Faith, Of Repentance unto Life, Of Good Works, and Of the Perseverance of the Saints”

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Study – Session 11: “Of the Assurance of Grace and Salvation, Of Christian Liberty and Liberty of Conscience, the Communion of Saints.”

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