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Re: Guarding the ancient landmarks

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  • Deejay
    Hi Garnet, sure: it is Warfields The Westminster Assembly and its works. But I can t give you the page number cos I wasn t reading Warfield s book at the
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 9 3:19 PM

      Hi Garnet,

      sure: it is Warfields "The Westminster Assembly and its works." But I can't give you the page number cos I wasn't reading Warfield's book at the time. I got it from a different book.   Namely,  THIS  one.


      --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com, "ghowm" <garnetmilne@...> wrote:
      > Deejay can you give me the bibliographic reference for that Warfield
      > quote please?
      > Garnet
      > --- In covenantedreformationclub@yahoogroups.com,
      > "Deejay" crazy_calvinist@ wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Jerry said: Any provocations to godliness to share with us?
      > >
      > > DJ says, my provocation all the time, is to go back to following
      > the old
      > > paths, so thought to share this quote by B.B. Warfield on the
      > > Westminster Standards
      > >
      > > "If it be compared in details with the teachings of Scripture, it
      > will
      > > be found to be but the careful and well-guarded statment of what is
      > > delivered by Scripture concerning itself. If it be tested in the
      > cold
      > > light of scientific theology, it will commend itself as a reasoned
      > > statment, remarkable for the exactness of its definitions and the
      > close
      > > [connections] of its parts.. Numerous divergences from it have been
      > > propounded of late years, even among those who profess the
      > Westminster
      > > doctrine as their doctrine. But it has not yet been made apparent
      > that
      > > any of these divergences can commend themselves to one who would
      > fain
      > > hold a doctrine of Scripture which is at once Scriptural and
      > reasonable,
      > > and a foundation upon which faith can safely build her house. In
      > this
      > > case, the old still seems the better." B.B. Warfield
      > >

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