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scriptural view of a Christian church and the duties of its members in the present crisis

Thomas Swan

scriptural view of a Christian church and the duties of its members in the present crisis

presented in a discourse delivered in the Baptist Meeting House ...

by Thomas Swan

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Published by George Wightman in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Thomas Swan.
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Open LibraryOL16542996M

The Christian beliefs of Catholicism are found in the Nicene Catholic Church teaches that it is the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic church founded by Jesus Christ in his Great Commission, that its bishops are the successors of Christ's apostles, and that the pope is the successor to Saint Peter upon whom primacy was conferred by Jesus Christ. It maintains that it practises the Classification: Catholic. However, the sins of the Church were no worse then the pagan world. Christianity at its worst was far better then Paganism at its best. Whereas the pagan world could never advance morally, the shortcomings of the Christian church were an aberration that were corrected by .

Civil government of God, obedience a duty: a discourse upon the duties of the Christian citizen, under what is termed the present national crisis, preached on Sabbath morning, Dec. 3, / (Cincinnati: J.D. Thorpe, ), by R. L. Stanton (page images at HathiTrust) The church and slavery. Christian organizations shouldn’t expect their low-relationship members to carry a heavy leadership load. Ten Ways Christian Leaders Get Neutralized. Every church and Christian organization has members who, intentionally or not, sure seem to know how to take the wind out of a leader’s sails.

The five basic doctrines of the Christian faith are taken from a book called "The Fundamentals" edited by R.A. Torrey with contributors such as H.A. Ironside and C.I. Scofield. In , God led two Christian laymen to set aside a large sum of money for issuing twelve volumes which would set forth the fundamentals of the Christian faith. Chapter Second London Confession. Baptist Protestantism. Embracing a full and enthusiastic consent to the leading doctrines of the Reformation, particularly in its English Puritan form, Baptists made their most formative contribution in ecclesiology and their consequent understanding of the relation of the church to the state.

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