Biblical Church Government – Part 1

Whereas the undersigned is currently preparing one of the papers to be read at the 1977 Conference on Office in the Church as planned by the Committee of the multi-denominational North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council, of which our Presbyterian Church in America is a Founder Member; and

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Whereas the "no office view" of Plymouth-Brethrenistic Dispensationalism is an obstruction to our correct understanding and enjoyment of the full benefits of our Lord Jesus Christ's Own triune office of Prophet and Priest and King; and

Whereas exegetically there is far more to be said for the existence of the separate permanent office of Preacher than in respect of the separate and permanent office of Deacon; and