By David J Engelsma

ISBN-10: 1936054132

ISBN-13: 9781936054138

The assertion in Article 28 of the Reformed creed, the Belgic Confession, that every one believers are in responsibility guaranteed to sign up for and unite themselves with an instituted church that has the 3 marks of a real church has proved to be debatable in Europe and in North America.

The e-book that has lately occasioned this controversy over sound, creedal, Reformed doctrine and perform concerning the church is the RFPA booklet, certain to subscribe to, authored via Prof. David J. Engelsma.

A protection of the Church Institute responds to the critics of certain to subscribe to and the despisers of the church institute. It defends the doctrine and perform of the church authoritatively confessed in Articles 27-29 of the Belgic Confession, demonstrating that love for the common, invisible church of election will always exhibit itself via love for the manifestation of this church within the real institute—local congregation and denomination.

This ebook additionally examines the transforming into stream that proposes and practices apartment church, discovering the stream wanting.

In the final bankruptcy the ebook exposes the similar mistakes of the notorious radio Bible instructor, Harold camping out, that the church age has ended.

Without concession or compromise, Engelsma reaffirms opposed to the critics out of the real church institute with the places of work of pastor, elder, and deacon there's no salvation. All believers, together with the critics who almost immediately sin opposed to the religion via despising and rejecting the church institute, are guaranteed to join.

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