Quote from Dr. James P. Boyce
The Tennessee Baptist newspaper
It is stated that one day while walking with Dr. James P. Boyce, Rev. A. S. Ingram asked him if he believed in Baptist church succession. He replied: "If by Baptist church succession you mean that there have existed since the days of Christ and his apostles churches holding substantially the doctrines now held by Baptist churches, then I believe it."
[From The Tennessee Baptist newspaper, January 6, 1898. Document from Ben Stratton. Transcribed and formatted by Jim Duvall.]
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