Church Covenant -- By: Anonymous

Journal: Central Bible Quarterly
Volume: CENQ 14:3 (Fall 1971)
Article: Church Covenant
Author: Anonymous

Church Covenant

Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God to receive the Lord Jesus Christ, as our Savior,

John 1:12; Eph. 2:8; II Thess. 2:13; Isa. 12:2; John 3:16; Acts 16:31

And, on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost,

Acts 8:36–38; Matt. 28:19; Mk. 16:16; Acts 2:38; 10:48; 16:31–34

We do now, in the presence of God, angels, and this assembly, most solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another as one body in Christ.

I Cor. 12:14–27; Rom. 12:4–8; Jn. 15:5; Ps. 34:15

We engage, therefore, by the aid of the Holy Spirit, to walk together in Christian love;

I Cor. 1:10; Rom. 15:5–6; II Cor. 3:5; Amos 3:3; I Jn. 2:10

To strive for the advancement of this church in knowledge, holiness and comfort;

Heb. 10:24; Gal. 5:13; I Sam. 12:23; Jas. 5:16; II Pet. 3:18

To promote its prosperity and spirituality;

I Thess. 5:14; Matt. 18:17; I Cor. 16:2; Eph. 4:11–12

To sustain its worship, ordinances, discipline and doctrines;

Heb. 10:25; Acts 2:42;

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