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The Historical Development of the PCA Book of Church Order

Chapter 63 : Christian Life in the Home

Paragraph 6 : Parental Example

63-6. In the supreme task of religious education, parents should co-operate with the Church by setting their children an example in regular and punctual attendance upon the sessions of the church school and the services of the sanctuary, by assisting them in the preparation of their lessons, and by leading them in the consistent application of the teachings of the Gospel in their daily activities.

[DIGEST: The current PCA text remains unchanged from PCA 1973, and dates to the PCUS revision of 1929.]

ANTECEDENT TEXTS:
PCA 1973, Adopted text, DfW 17-6 [M1GA, Appendix, p. 161]
Continuing Presbyterian Church 1973, Proposed text,
and
PCUS 1929, XVII-6 [§385]

In the supreme task of religious education, parents should cooperate with the Church by setting their children an example in regular and punctual attendance upon the sessions of the Church School and the services of the sanctuary, by assisting them in the preparation of their lessons, and by leading them in the consistent application of the teachings of the gospel in their daily activities.

PCUS 1894-1925, XVI — [no comparable text]



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