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Discipline of the Church


1. Ministers authorised to establish. Mt 16:19; 18:18.

2. Consists in

a. Maintaining sound doctrine. 1Ti 1:3; Tit 1:13.

b. Ordering its affairs. 1Co 11:34; Tit 1:5.

c. Rebuking offenders. 1Ti 5:20; 2Ti 4:2.

d. Removing obstinate offenders. 1Co 5:3-5,13; 1Ti 1:20.

3. Should be submitted to. Heb 13:17.

4. Is for edification. 2Co 10:8; 13:10.

5. Decency and order, the objects of. 1Co 14:40.

6. Exercise, in a spirit of charity. 1Co 2:6-8.

7. Prohibits women preaching. 1Co 14:34; 1Ti 2:12.