Archive | March, 2013

Principles Behind Reformed Church Polity 3


Towards a Bond of Churches From One Church To Many Churches The Book of Acts has much to tell us concerning the formation of local churches. In Acts 5:11 we read “So great fear came upon all the church….” The church mentioned here is a reference to the church in Jerusalem. On Pentecost Day the […]

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How Faith Is A Gift Of God

How Faith Is A Gift Of God By Karlo Janssen  The concept of faith is difficult to understand. Yet, Christians claim to ‘believe’ and ‘have faith’. So it is important for all Christians to know what faith is and how it comes about. Faith, according to scripture, is a gift of God. With Canons of […]

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Principles Behind Reformed Church Polity 2

Principles Behind Reformed Church Polity 2

By Clarence Bouwman Christ’s Authority is Entrusted to the Local Church Fundamental to scriptural Church Polity is the notion that Christ rules in the Church, and does so by means of office-bearers. Today’s office-bearers have only local jurisdiction. The Authority of the Apostles Christ was pleased to give authority to particular persons. In Matthew 16 […]

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