Did They Vote?

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Jim's picture
Wed, 5/6/09
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Did They Vote?


"The church at Corinth is not exactly known for its advanced state of maturity, but Paul certainly recognized the spiritual competence of its members. Besides, if sheep lack competence to make spiritual decisions, then so do elders, for they are also the Lord’s sheep (Jn. 10:16)."  Did They Vote?

pvawter's picture
Sat, 3/24/12
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Do I hear crickets chirping?

Any of the SI guys who are opposed to congregational government want to offer comment on Kevin's article?

Rob Fall's picture
Tue, 6/2/09
Posts: 846
I've always

held the congregational vote came with the word ekklesia.  If God had wanted his assembly to be ruled by a few, Greek has the word oligarchy.

Hoping to shed more light than heat..