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Blog post Template Book of Discipline

QUOTE NOTE DISCERNMENT QUESTIONS S. What does it say? O. What does it say that I need to obey? W. Who needs to hear this? Generally? Specifically? RESOURCES [1] “From The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church—2016. Copyright … Continue reading

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Restrictive Rules: ¶ 19. so as to do away with episcopacy or destroy the plan of our itinerant general superintendency.

QUOTE NOTE Section III. Restrictive Rules: ¶ 19. Article III.—The General Conference shall not change or alter any part or rule of our government so as to do away with episcopacy or destroy the plan of our itinerant general superintendency. … Continue reading

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Section III. Restrictive Rules ¶ 17.

QUOTE Section III. Restrictive Rules ¶ 17. Article I.—The General Conference shall not revoke, alter, or change our Articles of Religion or establish any new standards or rules of doctrine contrary to our present existing and established standards of doctrine.40 … Continue reading

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The Sacraments were not ordained of Christ to be gazed upon, or to be carried about …

QUOTE Section III. Restrictive Rules ¶ 17. Article I.—The General Conference shall not revoke, alter, or change our Articles of Religion or establish any new standards or rules of doctrine contrary to our present existing and established standards of doctrine. … Continue reading

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Contents of the Book of Discipline

QUOTE Note: The basic unit in The Book of Discipline is the paragraph (¶) rather than page, chapter, or section. The paragraphs are numbered consecutively within each chapter or section, but many numbers are skipped between parts, chapters, and sections … Continue reading

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