Glossary of Reformed Acronyms

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sastark

Puritan Board Graduate
VirginiaHuegonut suggested (jokingly) that someone start a Glossary of Reformed Acronyms, so here we go.

Please add the acronym and what it stands for. I will post this on my web site, eventually (http://www.geocities.com/crusader1517). Have fun!

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Glossary of Reformed Acronyms


3FU. Three Forms of Unity
AAPC. Auburn Avenue Pastor´s Conference
ACE. Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
APC. Associated Presbyterian Churches
APM. A Puritan´s Mind
ARC. American Reformed Church
ARP. Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
AV. Authorized Version (same as KJV)
BCF. Belgic Confession of Faith
BCO. Book of Church Order
BoT. Banner of Truth
BPC. Bible Presbyterian Church
BPS. Book of Psalms for Singing
BT. Biblical Theology
CARPC. Covenanting Association of Reformed and Presbyterian Churches
CCCC. Conservative Christian Congregational Conference
CoG. Covenant of Grace
CoR. Covenant of Redemption
CoW. Covenant of Works
CRE. Confederation of Reformed Evangelicals
CRC. Christian Reformed Church
CRPC. Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church
CT. Covenant Theology. Critical Text.
CTS. Covenant Theological Seminary
DOG. Doctrines of Grace
EP. Exclusive Psalmody
EPCA. Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia
ERPC. Evangelical Reformed Presbyterian Church
ESV. English Standard Version
ERQ. Eglise Reformee du Quebec (Reformed Church of Quebec)
FCS. Free Church of Scotland
FCSC. Free Church of Scotland, Continuing
FOG. Form of Government
FPCNA. Free Presbyterian Church of North America
FPCU. Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster
FRC. Free Reformed Church
FRCNA. Free Reformed Churches of North America
FV. Federal Vision
GPTS. Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
GSB. Geneva Study Bible
HNRC. Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregations.
KJV. King James Version
KTS. Knox Theological Seminary
LBCF. London Baptist Confession of Faith (1689)
MERF. Middle East Reformed Fellowship
MT. Majority Text
NAPARC. North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council
NCT. New Covenant Theology
NGSB. New Geneva Study Bible
NIV. New International Versions
NKJV. New King James Version
NPP. New Perspective on Paul
NRC. Netherlands Reformed Church
OCRC. Orthodox Christian Reformed Church
OPC. Orthodox Presbyterian Church
PB. Puritan Board
PCA. Presbyterian Church in America
PCUSA. Presbyterian Church, United States of America
PDM. Psalms of David in Metre
PRC. Protestant Reformed Church. Presbyterian Reformed Church.
PRTS. Protestant Reformed Theological Seminary. Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary.
RCA. Reformed Church in America
RCC. Roman Catholic Church
RCJ. Reformed Church of Japan
RCM. Reformation Christian Ministries
RCSS. R.C. Sproul, Sr.
RCSJ. R.C. Sproul, Jr.
RCUS. Reformed Church in the United States
RE. Ruling Elder
REC. Reformed Episcopal Church
RES. Reformed Episcopal Seminary
RPCA. Reformed Presbyterian Church of Australia
RPCGA. Reformed Presbyterian Church, General Assembly
RPCHP. Reformed Presbyterian Church (Hanover Presbytery)
RPCNA. Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America
RPCS. Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland
RPCUS. Reformed Presbyterian Church in the United States
RPTS. Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary
RPW. Regulative Principle of Worship
RSV. Revised Standard Version
RT. Received Text
RTS. Reformed Theological Seminary
RUF. Reformed University Fellowship
RV1960. Riena Valera 1960
SBC. Southern Baptist Conference
SDG. Solo Deo Gloria
ST. Systematic Theology
SWRB. Still Water Revival Books
TE. Teaching Elder
TR. Textus Receptus. Truly Reformed
TT. TableTalk
TULIP. Total Depravity, Unconditional Election, Limited Atonement, Irresistible Grace, Perseverance of the Saints. (The 5 Points of Calvinism)
URC. United Reformed Church
URCNA. United Reformed Church of North America (same as URC)
VT. Van Til
WCF. Westminster Confession of Faith
WHI. White Horse Inn
WLC. Westminster Larger Catechism
WRS. Western Reformed Seminary
WSC. Westminster Shorter Catechism. Westminster Seminary, California.
WTS. Westminster Theological Seminary. Whitefield Theological Seminary.



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Edited to add new acronyms (through EPCA).

[Edited on 7-28-2005 by sastark]
 

sastark

Puritan Board Graduate
AV. Authorized Version (same as KJV)
CCCC. Conservative Christian Congregational Conference
CRC. Christian Reformed Church
MT. Majority Text
NRC. Netherlands Reformed Church
OCRC. Orthodox Christian Reformed Church
RCA. Reformed Church in America
RT. Recieved Text
 

sastark

Puritan Board Graduate
AAPC. Auburn Avenue Pastor's Conference
APM. A Puritan's Mind
CRE. Confederation of Reformed Evangelicals
GPTS. Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
PB. Puritan Board
REC. Reformed Episcopal Church
RTS. Reformed Theological Seminary
SBC. Southern Baptist Conference
WHI. White Horse Inn
WSC. Westminster Seminary, California
WTS. Westminster Theological Seminary
 

sastark

Puritan Board Graduate
FCS. Free Church of Scotland
FCSC. Free Church of Scotland, Continuing
GSB. Geneva Study Bible
NGSB. New Geneva Study Bible
PRC. Protestant Reformed Church. Presbyterian Reformed Church
RCJ. Reformed Church of Japan
RV1960. Riena Valera 1960
TT. TableTalk
 

sastark

Puritan Board Graduate
BoT. Banner of Truth
FV. Federal Vision
SDG. Solo Deo Gloria
SWRB. Still Water Revival Books
 

fredtgreco

Vanilla Westminsterian
Staff member
TE teaching elder
RE ruling elder
BOC Book of Church Order
FOG Form of Government
CoW Covenant of Works
CoG Covenant of Grace
CoR Covenant of Redemption
 

Me Died Blue

Puritan Board Post-Graduate
VT - Van Til
WTS - Whitefield Theological Seminary
BCF - Belgic Confession of Faith
LBCF - 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith
NCT - New Covenant Theology

Originally posted by fredtgreco
BOC Book of Church Order

Isn't it usually abbreviated BCO?
 

VirginiaHuguenot

Puritanboard Librarian
ERPC -- Evangelical Reformed Presbyterian Church
FPCNA -- Free Presbyterian Church of North America
FRCNA -- Free Reformed Churches of North America
FPCU -- Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster
RPCS -- Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland
RPCA -- Reformed Presbyterian Church of Australia
EPCA -- Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Australia

[Edited on 7-28-2005 by VirginiaHuguenot]
 

Jon

Puritan Board Freshman
NAARIAEPA - North American Association of Reformed Individuals Against the Emerging Popularity of Acronyms
 
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