Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) CIV.A.

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) Art. 78

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Article
78

The purpose of admonition and discipline is to restore those who err to faithful obedience to God and full fellowship with the congregation, to maintain the holiness of the church, and thus to uphold God’s honor.

Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) Art. 79-a

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Article
79-a

The members of the church are accountable to one another in their doctrine and life and have the responsibility to encourage and admonish one another in love.

Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) Art. 79-b

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Article
79-b

The consistory shall encourage a spirit of mutual accountability, calling the congregation away from favoritism, division, and selfishness toward hospitality, forgiveness, and unity within the body, especially in conjunction with participation in the Lord’s Supper as mandated in 1 Corinthians 11: 27-29.

Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) Art. 79-c

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Article
79-c

The consistory shall instruct and remind the members of the church of their responsibility and foster a spirit of love and openness within the fellowship so that erring members may be led to repentance and reconciliation.

Kerkorde CRCNA (2010) Art. 80

IV. The Admonition and Discipline of the Church

A. General Provisions

Article
80

The consistory shall exercise the authority which Christ has given to his church regarding sins of a public nature or those brought to its attention according to the rule of Matthew 18: 15-17.