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" Let him study the Holy Scriptures, especially the New Testament. Therein are contained the words of eternal life. It has God for its Author ; salvation for its end ; and truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. "
The Evidences of the Christian Religion: To which are Added Several ... - Page xv
by Joseph Addison - 1819 - 264 pages
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Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie

Wayne Flynt, Professor Wayne Flynt - Religion - 1998 - 731 pages
...Bible. But knowledge of the Bible was the highest wisdom a minister could obtain, and Scripture had "God for its Author, salvation for its end, and truth without any mixture of error for its matter." Humanity must have "infallibility" as the basis for faith, and though there had been errors in copying...
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Canon and Criterion in Christian Theology: From the Fathers to Feminism

William James Abraham - Religion - 2002 - 524 pages
...a unity and as a medinm of divine revelation, so umch so that he could claim that the New Testament 'has God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth without any admixmre ot error tor its matrer'.'' In his ecclesiology he also approached Scripmre as a voluntarist...
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The Scripture Principle

Clark H. Pinnock - Religion - 2000 - 250 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired, and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth without any mixture of error for its matter; that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us; and therefore is, and shall remain to the...
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Encyclopedia of Evangelicalism

Randall Herbert Balmer - Religion - 2002 - 654 pages
...the Confession opened with a statement about the *BlBLE that has become classic in Baptist circles: "It has God for its author, *SALVATION for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter." The New Hampshire Confession became more and more popular among Baptists over the course of the nineteenth...
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired, and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter; that it reveals the principles by which God will judge us; and therefore is, and shall remain to the...
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The Way We Were: How Southern Baptist Theology Has Changed and what it Means ...

Fisher Humphreys - Religion - 2002 - 145 pages
...is the record of God's revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter." Since 1979 Southern Baptists have been engaged in a controversy about the Bible, but the controversy...
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Being-in-Christ and Putting Death in Its Place: An Anthropologist's Account ...

Miles Richardson - Social Science - 2003 - 414 pages
...Bible was written by men divinely inspired and is a perfect treasure of heavenly instruction; that it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter" (Lumpkin :959, 393)Inerrancy tied the Baptists to the written infallibility of the Holy Scriptures...
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A Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1877

Edwin S. Gaustad, Mark A. Noll - History - 2003 - 352 pages
...inspired and is God's revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. It has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter. Therefore, all Scripture is totally true and trustworthy. It reveals the principles by which God judges...
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From Sheldon to Secker: Aspects of English Church History 1660-1768

Norman Sykes - Religion - 2004 - 252 pages
...point. At the same time he expressed the utmost respect for the authority of the Bible, averring that' it has God for its author, salvation for its end and...truth without any mixture of error for its matter'; and that he would 'condemn and quit any opinion' so soon as 'I am shown that it is contrary to any...
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Between Faith and Criticism: Evangelicals, Scholarship, and the Bible in America

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2004 - 271 pages
...traditional views about the Bible. These he helped to affirm by enlisting an old description of the Bible ("it has God for its author, salvation for its end,...truth, without any mixture of error, for its matter") for the Southern Baptist Statement of Faith and Mission in 1925. 43 Rather, Mullins was asserting that...
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