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The Glory of a True Church presents a concise summary of important aspects of Christs glorious institution, with a focus on church order and discipline. It gives abiding instruction for dealing with practical issues that both officers and members still wrestle with today, including the work of pastors and deacons, duties of the members toward their pastors, reception of ...more
Kindle Edition, 123 pages
Published September 17th 2018 by Chapel Library
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David Green
Jan 03, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An excellent booklet from Benjamin Keach written in the 1600s. Baptists would do well to examine such old writings, particularly in the subject of discipline. He even covers some new questions like the question of the plurality of elders. Definitely recommended. ...more
Jeff Short
Mar 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
A good look at Baptist polity in the seventeenth century. Spoiler alert: he does mention dismembering people and loose livers. Probably not what you're thinking.
Rex Blackburn
Sep 13, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ecclesiology
I could see this proving useful as a helpful supplement for the topic of Church Discipline and the purity of the church.
Jacob  Pippin
Mar 28, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Concise look at the church through the lens of a Particular Baptist.
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A wonderful and convicting book challenging how seriously you take your church membership. A must read for ever believer.
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Benjamin Keach (1640-1704) was a Particular Baptist preacher in London whose name was given to Keachs Catechism.

Originally from Buckinghamshire, Keach worked as a tailor during his early years. He was baptized at the age of 15 and began preaching at 18. He was the minister of the congregation at Winslow before moving in 1668 to the church at Horse-lie-down, Southwark where he remained for 36 years

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