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By B S Poh

To the actual Baptists, Independency was once the divinely ordained kind of church executive utilized by God because the automobile to hold out the nice fee. the nice fee used to be performed with the view of creating biblically ordered church buildings, which upheld the 1689 Confession of religion. those 3 parts of church lifestyles — 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 provider to God. The well-ordered church isn't really static yet dynamic, it isn't in basic terms attractive but in addition filled with power. This photo of the church used to be in general 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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