Category: Presbyterian

The New York City Noon Prayer Meeting

Talbot W. Chambers

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Posting times may take longer in the summer. In the course of his three-page essay on Van Til, Muether criticizes Gordon Clark repeatedly. He was joined in this opinion by Calvin (“the fear of God is the beginning of religion”), Zwingli and Bucer. Such laws were as consistent with the Catholic sacramental model as with the Lutheran social model of marriage. But in Massachusetts, Westminster's "presbyterian" decrees about polity and discipline were replaced by an entirely different system, stressing the complete autonomy of every parish.
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The Scottish Confession of Faith

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Rose cannot seem to decide on his audience. Despite the gyrating, balloons, and often-vacuous debates, followed by wrongheaded votes, the PCUSA deserves some sympathy. Sin is the actively developed apostasy of man against God. We attended a Bible Church, as Mom assumed that a denomination who named themselves after the Word of God itself would be unashamed to preach directly from it. And that’s saying something: the good reverend apparently got plenty of extramarital nookie in his previous state, Texas, too.
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One hundred years of the Presbyterian Church of Frankford

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What compelled you to discard the Protestant principle of sola scriptura? Because the term tends to associate someone with a particular religious tradition, do not label someone a born-again Christian. His fame seems to have declined in recent years. The idea here applied is that one person’s testimony is the best way of converting others to the same repentant state of mind. Probus in the tenth century outdoes in this respect all who had gone before him, and Jocelin, in the twelfth, outruns Probus as far as Probus had outrun his predecessors.
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I Remember: Recollections of an Island Minister

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Eventually it was relegated to the level of holiday celebrations. Everyone has ideas about American government, what would be good for the nation, which candidate may offer a corrective to certain trends, which figure symbolizes a part of the nation’s worthwhile qualities. In contrast, conservatives (who may also be evangelicals) tend to think about the traditions and webs of social networks that go with marriage and rearing children.
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The constitutional history of the Presbyterian church in the

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Is the Puritan understanding that we should devote the whole of the Lord’s Day to worship and put off our normal sports and pastimes biblical? Smith, Revivalism and Social Reform: American Protestantism on the Eve of the Civil War (1957; Baltimore, 1980), made a similar argument about a reversal among evangelicals, without Moberg's practical application. He presents Luther's doctrine of penance or repentance, though without the force of personal experience which animated it in Luther, and for him conversion lasts practically throughout life.
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The Life, Writings and Character of Edward Robinson (America

Roswell D. Hitchcock, Henry Boynton Smith

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It is very common these days to get a variety of answers when asking Protestants if their denomination holds the truth over other Protestant denominations. Well, this never happened, as we all know. From this point forward, Calvin worked tirelessly to produce a complete song book for worship containing the Psalms of Scripture which not only were able to “arouse and inflame” the hearts of men to praise but also met that high standards of quality proposed by Augustine.
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The Every Day of Life

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Stand, having your loins girt with truth, having on the breastplate of righteousness, and your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace. But when we speak particularly of Protestantism in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, we see a conviction that in the light of new scientific knowledge and the most recent Biblical historical research, an application of this new knowledge presents real issues for Christians. The program of the imperial and ecclesiastical managers was a short one�wiles; but if these did not prosper they were quite prepared to resort to arms.
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The life and labours of the Rev. Daniel Baker, D.D., pastor

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They differ from other Christian denominations in that they adopted the observance of Saturday as the Sabbath. There are, in extremely approximate terms, about 500 million Protestants in the world. © World Encyclopedia 2005, originally published by Oxford University Press 2005. Baptist missionaries have spread their church to every continent. [80] The Baptist World Alliance reports more than 41 million members in more than 150,000 congregations. [82] In 2002, there were over 100 million Baptists and Baptistic group members worldwide and over 33 million in North America. [80] The largest Baptist association is the Southern Baptist Convention, with the membership of associated churches totaling more than 15 million. [81] Calvinism, also called the Reformed tradition, was advanced by several theologians such as Martin Bucer, Heinrich Bullinger, Peter Martyr Vermigli, and Huldrych Zwingli, but this branch of Christianity bears the name of the French reformer John Calvin because of his prominent influence on it and because of his role in the confessional and ecclesiastical debates throughout the 16th century.
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A rendezvous with destiny

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Wylie Religious unity therefore became not one of doctrine and identity, but one of invisible character, wherein the unity was one of faith in Jesus Christ, not common identity, doctrine, belief, and collaborative action.. But for ortho- dox believers Christ's substitutionary death and resurrection were the only satisfaction of divine justice (1923: ch. 6). Opposed to them were doctrinal fundamentalists, who argued for an exclusivist church composed only of those who agreed with the five fundamental points.
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A History of Mearns Kirk and Its People

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The Christadelphians hold somewhat unorthodox beliefs in that they reject the Trinity and regarded Jesus simply as a human being. This spiritual connection was more apparent with the persecuted Protestants as their persecutions garnered more sympathy from Protestants in the West. Garma (1987) has claimed this about Ixtepec, Puebla; Juarez (1989) about Yajalon, Chiapas; Aguirre Beltran (1992) about Zongolica, Veracruz; Robledo (1997) about Chamula, Chiapas; and Fortuny (1989) about South-Eastern Mexico.
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