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Church Order discuss Overture to OPC Presbytery Concerning Republication Thesis in the The Church forums; This ought to be interesting to watch if this gets to the OPC GA. Since this has been a hotly debated topic on the PB ...

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    Overture to OPC Presbytery Concerning Republication Thesis

    This ought to be interesting to watch if this gets to the OPC GA. Since this has been a hotly debated topic on the PB and all over the interwebs and print journals and books it would be a good thing, in my opinion, for a study committee to take a look.


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    I can't wait to see the outcome.
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    I am quite interested in this story. How long do these generally take?
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    Without knowing anything about how the OPC operates these things my guess would be voted at Presbytery in the Spring, then to GA, then to a study committee, then couple of years down the road we would hear something.

    So 2014?
    Rev. Benjamin P. Glaser, M. Div, ARP
    Pastor, Ellisville Presbyterian Church, ARP
    Ellisville, Mississippi

    ‎‎""The Christian religion is the religion of sinners, of such as have sinned, and in whom sin in some measure still dwells. The Christian life is a life of continued repentance, humiliation for and mortification of sin, of continual faith in, thankfulness for, and love to the Redeemer, and hopeful joyful expectation of a day of glorious redemption, in which the believer shall be fully and finally acquitted, and sin abolished for ever."
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    Do you have a sense that people are trying to affirm this position, or are they trying to get a clear ruling to settle the issue once and for all?

    Eric, the OPC can seem to move glacially slow sometimes, but it is done to ensure any issues are carefully considered. Speed may clear the air faster, but could leave threads hanging to be pulled out again. (Ew, mixed metaphor.)
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