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Kerklike sake, die kerk en die koninkryk van God

P. J. Strauss
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 28, No 4 | a1520 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v28i4.1520 | © 1994 P. J. Strauss | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 June 1994 | Published: 12 June 1994

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P. J. Strauss,, South Africa

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Many reformed churches have the following traditional reformed clause in their church orders: 'church assemblies shall transact ecclesiastical mat­ters only and in an ecclesiastical manner'. Although this principle had, for the first time, been accepted as far back as the 16th century, vast differences in the interpretation still exist.


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