Important Documents

The documents found here are a good summary of what we believe.

  • The Bible is the final authority in matters of doctrine, worship and practice. We use the King James (Authorised) Version.

    This is a pdf file containing the whole text of the Bible. Many searchable online editions are also available through Google.

  • All office bearers in the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland subscribe, by means of their ordination vows, to this document, which explains what we believe to be the teachings of the Bible. The Confession of Faith was produced by the Westminster Assembly in 1646.

  • The Westminster Assembly also produced these two catechisms to help people understand the doctrines contained in the Confession of Faith. The same doctrines are presented in a clear question-and-answer format.

  • This document sets out the way to attain salvation, as it is taught in the Bible. It was authored by David Dickson and James Durham, and published in 1650 with the following subtitle:


    contained in the Holy Scriptures, and holden forth in the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms, together with the Practical Use thereof,

  • The Book of Psalms is the divinely inspired hymn book of our church. In line with our belief in the Regulative Principle, we do not use hymns of human composition, or paraphrases of other passages of Scripture. We use the Scottish Psalter of 1650.