XXVIII. Of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper

1. Baptism and the Lord’s Supper are ordinances of positive, and sov­ ereign institution; appointed by the Lord Jesus the only Lawgiver, to be continued in his Church ato the end of the world.

aMatt. 28:19–20; 1 Cor. 11:26

2. These holy appointments are to be administered by those only, who are qualified and thereunto called according ato the commis­sion of Christ.

aMatt. 28:19; 1 Cor. 4:1