B S Poh's A Garden Enclosed: Church Government of the Particular PDF

By B S Poh

To the actual Baptists, Independency used to be the divinely ordained type of church executive utilized by God because the motor vehicle to hold out the good fee. the nice fee was once performed with the view of building biblically ordered church buildings, which upheld the 1689 Confession of religion. those 3 elements of church existence — mission-mindedness, biblical church order, and the 1689 Confession of religion — arose from the thorough biblicism of the actual Baptists.
The orderliness of the church doesn't exist for its personal sake yet for carrier to God. The well-ordered church isn't static yet dynamic, it isn't purely appealing but in addition packed with energy. This photograph of the church used to be usually expressed as "a backyard enclosed, and a fountain sealed" within the seventeenth and 18th centuries. Baptist Independency isn't like sleek Congregationalism.

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