Westminster Confession Of Faith – Lord’s Day 35 Chapter 21 – Of Religious Worship and the Sabbath-day (Cont.) Paragraphs 4-6 IV. Prayer is to be made for things lawful, and for all sorts of men living, or that shall live hereafter; but not for the dead, nor for those of whom it may be known …

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The revivalistic emphasis can result in a neglect on bringing the Bible’s teaching about the life of faith and discipleship. It is also possible to neglect the call to salvation through an unbalanced emphasis on practical aspects of Christian living. A balance is obviously called for, especially because salvation without the Lordship of Jesus is …

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To impose Bible proclamation on the basis of authority or office, or using rhetorical devices to entice an audience place the focus on the speaker, not the message. Preaching remembers that the only authority the speaker has, and the only reason it should be heard, is that it wholly shares the scriptures. There is a …

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