Resolution 84:08: Cancel Culture

Whereas, “cancel culture” is an attempt to remove support from a particular public figure after he or she has said or done something considered offensive. To “cancel” someone, in this context, means to shun or remove someone from the culture, usually by raising a public outcry, often on social media; and Whereas, we acknowledge that some speech should be “cancelled” … [more]

Resolution 84:07: First Amendment Rights

Whereas, the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution acknowledges the divinely gifted rights of the citizens of the United States of America; and Whereas, the First Amendment to the Constitution, enumerates those rights as follows: Section 1. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of … [more]

Resolution 84:06: Abortion

Whereas, the Scriptures plainly condemn abortion, “These six things doth the Lord hate . . . hands that shed innocent blood . . . .” Proverbs 6:16-18 (KJV).  “If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small.  If thou forbear to deliver them that are drawn unto death, and those that are ready to be slain;  If … [more]

Resolution 84:05: Memorial for Elder Timothy R. Hart

Elder Timothy Richard Hart went home to his Lord on Saturday, October 31, 2020 and is hereby memorialized.  He died from complications related to a stroke suffered earlier in the month. We praise the Lord for our brother, Tim Hart.   Tim was born February 25, 1950, in Tracy, California to Richard H. and Jane C. Hart.  His family later … [more]

Resolution 84:04: Resolution of Thanks

The 84th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at Grace Bible Presbyterian Church in Cape Canaveral, Florida, from August 5-9, 2021, extends its heartfelt thanks to this congregation for its kind hospitality in hosting this year’s synod meetings.  Thank you to the entire church for providing so graciously and abundantly for the needs and comfort of the delegates … [more]

Resolution 84:03: Critical Race Theory

Whereas, Critical Race Theory is based on presuppositions apart from and opposed to Scripture; and Whereas, Critical Race Theory attempts to sow division between peoples; and Whereas, Critical Race Theory is rooted in the godless ideology of Marxism; and Whereas, Critical Race Theory advocates violence; and Whereas, Critical Race Theory proposes perpetual penance without grace or forgiveness; and Whereas, Critical … [more]

Resolution 84:01: Indoctrination in the Government Schools

Whereas, the faithful are commanded to disciple their children, to train them up in Jesus Christ all the time (Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Ephesians 6:4); and Whereas, the government schools in the United States of America (among many other countries), due to fundamental commitments to ideologies and lifestyles inimical to the faith once for all delivered to the saints (that is, biblical, … [more]

Resolution 83:09: Of Thanks

The Synod wishes to express its gratitude to the Tacoma Bible Presbyterian Church for hosting the 83rd General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, August 1-5, 2019.  Thank you for providing so graciously for the needs and comforts of the Synod.  The work of the Synod was facilitated by the beautiful new building, the delicious food, and the thoughtful kindness … [more]

Resolution 83:08: Memorial for Orville Sovereign

2 Corinthians 5:17  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.  Orville George Sovereign was born in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota on September 11, 1924 to Robert and Eva, the fifth of six children.  He grew up across the street from the town high school but spent … [more]

Resolution 83:07: Memorial for John V. Koontz

John Koontz was born in Baltimore, MD on April 13, 1926.  On June 22, 2019, at the age of 93, he went home to heaven.  John and his sister, Grace, moved to Florida in 1997.  Their father was a Presbyterian minister.  John never married. John’s life was devoted to serving and magnifying his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.  John served … [more]