Contributed on Oct 7, 2005
To know how to exercise discipline in the church, we have to begin by finding out what Jesus had to say and line up the epistles with that.
15 “If your brother sins, go and show him his fault in private; if he listens to you, you have won your brother. 16 “But if he does not listen to you, take one or two more with you, so that BY THE MOUTH OF TWO OR THREE WITNESSES EVERY FACT MAY BE CONFIRMED. 17 “If he refuses to listen to them, tell ...read more
Contributed on Oct 10, 2005
A look at how Paul’s instructions for church discipline line up with Matthew 18
1 Timothy 5:20 20 Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning. As we come to consider part 2 of our examination of scriptural admonition in reference to church discipline, I think it is wise to carefully remind ourselves, and ...read more