In Belgic Confession Article 27, we confess certain foundational truths about the nature of Christ’s church: things like its universality, its unity and its holiness. Vital to our understanding of the church and its attributes is that they find their ultimate source in the workings of the Triune God. It is not ecclesiastical structures or personal Christian piety that ensure the church, but rather the electing, redeeming and regenerating work of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Do you want to know how to recognize the true church today? Wherever the Word is faithfully preached, the sacraments duly administered and church discipline practiced, there is the true church of our Lord Jesus Christ. To learn more, listen here.
To learn more, listen to this sermon on Belgic Confession article 27.