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Imitation of Christ. As editor and translator he was not without faults, but thanks to him the Imitation became and has remained, after the Bible, the most widely read book in the world. It is his edition that is here rendered into English, without deletion of chapters orFile Size: KB. The mission and work of the church centers around the great mission that Christ proclaimed namely to seek and to save the lost (Luke ). The church as the bride of Christ has the responsibility of support the Christ in this great work (Ephesians , 24). As we have studied through the work of . Part 2 - Benevolence. By: Brian A. Yeager. Last week the article dealt with the need to apply Bible Authority and the work of evangelism being a work of the local church. We touched on the fact that it was scriptural to pay preachers, but not scriptural to have sponsoring churches or break autonomy in the work of the local church. Two similar series of these sermons are extant ("Prayers and Meditations on the Life of Christ" and "The Incarnation and Life of Our Lord", London, , ). They treat of à Kempis' favorite subjects, the mystery of our Redemption, and the love of Jesus Christ as shown in His words and works, but especially in the sufferings of His Passion.
Say not unto thy neighbour, Go, and come again, and to morrow I will give; when thou hast it by thee” (Prov. ). He emphasizes the importance of benevolence in order to establish and maintain good relationships with others. Yet, in doing so, we are not to procrastinate in our benevolence. THE CHURCH OF CHRIST: THE WORK OF BENEVOLENCE. Intro. 1. The church's responsibility in benevolence has been at the heart of much of the division in Christ's body over the past 50+ years. 2. Issue: "May a congregation, in its benevolence work & from its church funds, render aid to one not a member of the church?" General or limited benevolence? 3. Bk 3, Chs. of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and ministry research. A Lesson from Christ's Labors. On one occasion, while Christ was in the midst of His work of teaching and healing, one of the company assembled about Him said: “Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.” Luke 9T This man had witnessed Christ's wonderful works.
The Royal Road of the Holy Cross. To many the saying, “Deny thyself, take up thy cross and follow Me,” 20 seems hard, but it will be much harder to hear that final word: “Depart from Me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.” 21 Those who hear the word of the cross and follow it willingly now, need not fear that they will hear of eternal damnation on the day of judgment. Benevolence ministries seek to help people and families in times of crisis, meeting all kinds of physical and spiritual needs through prayer as well as charitable contributions and charity donations from charity organizations and local charities. CHRIST-THE METHOD AND THE MOTIVE MILES TABER Pastor, Grace Brethren Church Ashland, Ohio PART III: CHRIST--THE METHOD In a previous article we attempted to demonstrate the central place of the Person of Christ in all of God's dealing with man. IIJesus Christ, and him crucified" sums up God's message to man. Analyzing the Proof for the Historical Jesus I put off reading Lee Strobel's "Case for Christ" and found it to be rather accessible and the quality of scholars Strobel interviewed is simply incredible. (and if you buy in bulk for a class or small group, you can get it for pretty cheap). The interviews Strobel.