Proceedings of the Seventh-Day Baptist Council Held at Chicago, Ill., Oct. 22-29, 1890; With an Historical Sketch of American Seventh-Day Baptist Chur

Proceedings of the Seventh-Day Baptist Council Held at Chicago, Ill., Oct. 22-29, 1890; With an Historical Sketch of American Seventh-Day Baptist Chur

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890* edition. Excerpt: ... That a list of questions and answers, setting forth in a plain and simple manner those doctrines regarded by us as fundamental to Christian life, with the Scripture authority therefore, be prepared by the General Conference for use in our families and churches. 4. That we insist upon the duty of personal effort, in some line or lines of Christian work, upon the part of all our membership, and so far as may be practicable, that pastor and people supply needy fields by holding meetings for preaching the Word, for prayer and conference, for Biblereadings and Bible-study. 5. Since each church is admitted into the General Conference upon the presentation of articles of faith and church covenant in harmony with the denominational expose of faith, and by subscribing thereto have solemnly promised to fulfill their requirements (see constitution of General Conference, art1cle 5th), therefore, we recommend that the General Conference urge upon the churches the duty of making such reports to that body, from year to year, as w1ll clearly indicate the degree of faithfulness upon their part in maintaining their covenant obligations. 6. That those of our people who contemplate changing their location, should, first of all, carefully and prayerfully consider the effect such change may have upon the spiritual life of all with whom they have to do, especially those whom God in his providence has put under their care, always keeping in view God's glory in preference to worldly gains, honors, ease or pleasure. 7. That since to be followers of Christ is not only to practice temperance, social purity, and integrity in business, but to advocate them in every consistent manner, we would exhort all our churches to exalt these Christian virtues by the strictest...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236678761
  • 9781236678768