Resolution of Thanks

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BWA World Congress Resolution 1965.3

We, the delegates of the Eleventh Baptist World Alliance Congress held at Miami Beach, Florida, June 25-30, 1965, offer thanks to our Heavenly Father for the privilege of fellowship with Baptists gathered from the nations of the world. We are grateful, not alone for new light and truth which have broken forth from the Word of God, but for the restatement of those things most surely believed among us.

We deeply appreciate the prayerful and detailed preparation by the officers and executives of the Alliance, the President, chairmen and speakers, members of commissions and those who led the music contributed to the inspiration and blessing of the Congress.

We extend our thanks to the chairman and members of the Arrangements Committee and to all the subcommittees and individuals whose efforts have resulted in the efficient working of the Congress.

We recognize gratefully the cooperation of governmental and civic bodies, the police and transport authorities, the press, and others without whose help the Congress could not have been such a success.


Original Source Bibliography: Nordenhaug, Josef, editor. The Truth That Makes Men Free: Official Report of the Eleventh Congress, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A., June 25-30, 1965. Nashville: Broadman Press, 1966.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Josef Nordenhaug, ed., The Truth That Makes Men Free: Official Report of the Eleventh Congress, Miami Beach, Florida, U.S.A., June 25-30, 1965 (Nashville: Broadman Press, 1966), p. 517.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA World Congress Resolution 1965.3 Resolution of Thanks;

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA World Congress 1965.3).

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