BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1973-07.2
MOTION by G. H. Blackburn was seconded and carried: 23EC73 that the following statement be accepted—
WHEREAS peace with justice has been an enduring dream and a continuing vision of the people of God in general, and of Baptists in particular; and
WHEREAS peace among nations, races, generations, classes, and the sexes continues to escape us,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that we reaffirm the commitment made at the Twelfth Congress of the Baptist World Alliance in Tokyo, three years ago, to work with others “toward greater understanding and peace.”
BE IT ALSO RESOLVED that we earnestly thank God for whatever lessening of hostilities has taken place within the past year, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that we express special gratitude to God for evident improvement in relationships between east and West, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that, as we thank God for His peace that passes all understanding being unfolded by His grace in our personal lives, we pledge ourselves to work faithfully as instruments of His peace for the things that make for peace—justice, truth, and righteousness—to the furtherance of the great goal of peace on earth and good will among men.
BWA; Justice; Peace; Peacemaking.
Originalquellen-Bibliografie: Denny, Robert S., Herausgeber. Baptist World Alliance: Minutes of the Executive Committee Held at Einsiedeln, Switzerland, July 13-17, 1973. Washington, D.C.: Baptist World Alliance, 1973.
Originalquelle Fußnote/Endnote: Robert S. Denny, ed., Baptist World Alliance: Minutes of the Executive Committee Held at Einsiedeln, Switzerland, July 13-17, 1973 (Washington, D.C.: Baptist World Alliance, 1973), p. 32.
Online-Dokument Vollzitat: BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1973-07.2 Frieden mit Gerechtigkeit; https://www.baptistworld.org/resolutions.
Im-Text-Online-Zitation: (BWA Executive Committee Resolution 1973-07.2).