THE CONTEST OF 1886 - 89

ETERNAL VITAL UNITY

ELECTION IN CHRIST; THE SPIRITUAL BIRTH

Call To Remembrance the Former Days. - Hebrews x, 32.

Hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, the temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and by war, and by a stretched-out arm. - Deuteronomy iv, 34.

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If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do. Psalm xi, 3.

Copyright, 1929
By, William M. Smoot

  • Preface - Written in 1923
  • Preface 2 - Written in 1929
  • Chaper 1 - Events leading up to this Contest and Division.
  • Chaper 2 - The Contest and Division of 1850 - 53
  • Chaper 3 - Conditions Following This Division.
  • Chaper 4 - Signs of the Coming Contest
  • Chaper 5 - Our brethren finally compelled to take a firm stand.
  • Chaper 6 - The issue clearly disclosed, and the resultant division.
  • Chaper 7 - The Contest at Quantico.
  • Chaper 8 - The Misrepensentations by the Leaders in this Division.
  • Chaper 9 - The Coming together of the two wings of the Means Baptist.
  • Chaper 10 - The Contest in the West.
  • Chaper 11 - The Means Baptist.
  • Chaper 12 - The similarity of the position held by Durand and party in 1886-89 to that held by Clark and party in 1852-53.
  • Chaper 13 - The importance of the contest.
  • Chaper 14 - The doctrine in question.
  • Chaper 15 - The bearing that this Testimony has upon Salvation.
  • Chaper 16 - Eternal Vital Union.
  • Conclusion - A brief summary.
  • FINIS