Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Glory of a True Church” as Want to Read:
The Glory of a True Church
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Glory of a True Church

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  19 ratings  ·  5 reviews
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
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Glory of a True Church, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Glory of a True Church

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 4.32  · 
Rating details
 ·  19 ratings  ·  5 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of The Glory of a True Church
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.
Abby Jones
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A wonderful and convicting book challenging how seriously you take your church membership. A must read for ever believer.
Chris Whisonant
rated it really liked it
Dec 25, 2018
Karl
rated it it was amazing
Nov 26, 2015
Beth
rated it really liked it
Nov 25, 2015
Chris Land
rated it it was amazing
Sep 23, 2018
Joe Taylor
rated it it was amazing
Feb 24, 2016
Casey Ryan
rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2020
Dan
rated it really liked it
Oct 14, 2017
Greg Dix
rated it really liked it
Aug 19, 2017
Brian Jensen
rated it it was amazing
Jan 06, 2016
Alesha
rated it really liked it
Dec 29, 2019
Brance Gillihan
rated it really liked it
Sep 30, 2016
John Tobler iii
rated it really liked it
Apr 05, 2017
Bambi Moore
rated it liked it
Feb 11, 2018
David Bane
rated it it was amazing
Dec 27, 2015
Christian
marked it as to-read
Jul 02, 2016
Cali
added it
Jan 05, 2017
Paige Shortt
marked it as to-read
Dec 21, 2017
Pastoralmusings
marked it as to-read
Dec 11, 2018
Steve
marked it as to-read
Mar 31, 2019
Todd Bryant
marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2020
Robert R Jess
is currently reading it
Jun 22, 2019
Jake Emett
marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2019
Chris Griggs
is currently reading it
Aug 07, 2019
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • The Holiness of God
  • Living Life Backward: How Ecclesiastes Teaches Us to Live in Light of the End
  • Expository Exultation: Christian Preaching as Worship
  • All That Is in God: Evangelical Theology and the Challenge of Classical Christian Theism
  • All Things for Good
  • The Man of God: His Calling and Godly Life: Volume 1 of Pastoral Theology
  • God without Passions A Primer: A Practical and Pastoral Study of Divine Impassibility
  • Covenant Theology: From Adam to Christ
  • Willing to Believe: The Controversy Over Free Will
  • The Great Gain of Godliness: Practical Notes on Malachi 3:16-18
  • Edification And Beauty: The Practical Ecclesiology Of The English Particular Baptists, 1675 1705 (Studies In Baptist History And Thought)
  • The Creedal Imperative
  • The Potter's Freedom: A Defense of the Reformation and a Rebuttal of Norman Geisler's Chosen But Free
  • A Reformed Baptist Manifesto
  • Jesus Loves the Church and So Should You: Studies in Biblical Churchmanship
  • Debating Calvinism: Five Points, Two Views
  • The Mystery of Christ, His Covenant, and His Kingdom
  • The Christian Sabbath: Its Redemptive-Historical Foundation, Present Obligation, and Practical Observance
See similar books…
6 followers
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
...more

News & Interviews

Mary Pauline Lowry knows a thing or two about being stuck at home when you don't want to be. After all, the premise of her newest novel, The Rox...
9 likes · 0 comments