As we trace this single theme, like a needle and thread through the different patches of the church's life, my prayer is that Christians and church leaders from every polity will be strengthened in faith in the sufficiency of God's Word.

[Editor's note: the above excerpt was taken from Reverberation: How God's Word Brings Light, Freedom, and Action to God's People. © 2011 Moody Publishers] 

Jonathan Leeman is the Editorial Director at 9Marks Ministries. He is also the author of The Church and the Surprising Offense of God's Love: Reintroducing the Doctrines of Church Membership and Discipline (Crossway Books, 2010).

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