Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches

Thomas White, Jason G. Duesing, Malcolm B. Yarnell
Kregel Academic, 2007 - 261 pages
"Restoring Integrity in Baptist Churches" features notable contributors on the key issues in many local churches, especially within the Southern Baptist Convention, America's largest Protestant denomination. Some of the contributors include Mark Dever (on church membership); Daniel Akin (on baptism); Emir Caner (on the Lord's Supper); Gregory Wills (on church discipline); and Malcolm B. Yarnell III (on the priesthood of all believers). Pastors and church leaders will find here a timely resource for important theological questions; students training for the ministry will gain a practical guide.

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Table des matières

Regenerate Church Membership
Regaining Meaningful Church Membership
The Meaning of Baptism
Dipped for Dead
What Makes Baptism Valid?
Baptism and Covenant
A Baptists Theology of the Lords Supper
Fencing the Table The Lords Supper Its Participants and Its Relationship to Church Discipline
Southern Baptists and Church Discipline
The Reestablishment of Proper Church Discipline
The Priesthood of Believers Rediscovering the Biblical Doctrine of Royal Priesthood
Maintaining the Integrity of the Church for Future Churches
Author Index
Scripture Index
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Page 243 - For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach except they be sent?
Page 43 - Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever!
Page 55 - I love God," yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen.
Page 225 - But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.
Page 201 - But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
Page 110 - Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.
Page 144 - Truly, truly, I say to you unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you; he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day.
Page 150 - For such a high priest became us, holy, guileless, undefiled, separated from sinners, and made higher than the heavens ; who needeth not daily, like those high priests, to offer up sacrifices, first for his own sins, and then for the sins of the people : for this he did once for all, when he offered up himself.
Page 245 - This Conference on the conservation of natural resources is in effect a meeting of the representatives of all the people of the United States called to consider the weightiest problem now before the Nation; and the occasion for the meeting lies in the fact that the natural resources of our country are in danger of exhaustion if we permit the old wasteful methods of exploiting them longer to continue.
Page 72 - For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink of one Spirit.

À propos de l'auteur (2007)

Thomas White is vice president for student services and teaches theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of James Madison Pendleton and His Contributions to Baptist Ecclesiology.

Jason G. Duesing is chief of staff in the office of the president, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He recently coedited First Freedom: The Baptist Perspective on Religious Liberty.

Malcolm B. Yarnell III is associate professor of systematic theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of The Formation of Christian Doctrine.

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