The Christian's Union, Communion and Conformity to Jesus Christ In His Death and Resurrection


Author: John Brinsley,C. Matthew McMahon
Publisher: Puritan Publications
ISBN: 1626631905
Category: Religion
Page: 250
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This work is a biblical masterpiece on Romans 6:5, “For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection.” Brinsley sets into view the Christian’s union and communion with, and conformity to, Jesus Christ. He shows that it is a union, communion and conformity applied to the believer in Christ’s death and resurrection. Believers are “planted together” with Christ in a mystical implantation; they are converted by faith in Him, have unity in Him, have a blessed communion in Him, while at the same time being nourished, show forth growth, bear fruit, and have sustenance through Christ’s Spirit. After establishing the union, communion and conformity believers have in Christ, he teaches how Christ’s death and resurrection apply to believers as they are grafted into the life-giving Root of the Savior. He covers how believers die to sin, what it means to mortify sin, and how to live in righteousness through the power of the resurrecting Spirit of Christ. Such a resurrection is not only first in this life through regeneration, but also the hope which Christians have in the blessed return of the Savior who will resurrect them ultimately in glory hereafter. This work is not a scan or facsimile, has been carefully transcribed by hand being made easy to read in modern English, and has an active table of contents for electronic versions.

New Outlook


Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith,Francis Walton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Page: N.A
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The Christian Union Quarterly, Vol. 12

July, 1922 (Classic Reprint)
Author: N.A
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9780259176190
Category: Religion
Page: 340
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Excerpt from The Christian Union Quarterly, Vol. 12: July, 1922 Such both in the state and the church has been the progressive course of English and American history. In 1566. Archbishop Parker's Advertisements of the Elizabethan policy Of enforced uniformity marked the beginning Of an age [of conflict, persecutions, and separations. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Union with Christ

The Way to Know and Enjoy God
Author: Rankin Wilbourne
Publisher: David C Cook
ISBN: 1434710874
Category: Religion
Page: 224
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Winner of the 2017 Christian Book Award for New Author Named one of the top books of 2016 by John Piper's Desiring God ministry To experience why the gospel is good news and answer life’s most foundational questions about identity, destiny, and purpose, we must understand what it means to be united to Christ. If you are a Christian, the Bible says that Christ has united his life to yours, that you are now in Christ and Christ is in you. This almost unfathomable truth is the central theme of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Yet few Christians today experience or enjoy this reality. Union with Christ reveals the transformational power of this ancient doctrine while addressing the basic questions of the human heart: Who Am I? Why Am I Here? Where Am I Headed? How Will I Get There? Nothing is more practical for living the Christian life than union with Christ. The recovery of this reality provides the anchor and engine for your life with God—for your destiny is not only to see Christ, but to actually become like him.

The First Doctrine of the Christian Church

Letters and Addresses from a Few Eminent Advocates of the Scriptural Theology of Conditional Immortality : Read Before a Late Convention of the Young Ministers' Christian Union of the United States of America : with Publisher's Preface
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Conditional immortality
Page: 74
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A Discourse on the Christian Union

The Substance of Which Was Delivered Before the Reverend Convention of the Congregational Clergy in the Colony of Rhode-Island; Assembled at Bristol April 23, 1760
Author: Ezra Stiles
Publisher: Gale Ecco, Print Editions
ISBN: 9781385540015
Category:
Page: 144
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The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own: digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind. Now for the first time these high-quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars. The Age of Enlightenment profoundly enriched religious and philosophical understanding and continues to influence present-day thinking. Works collected here include masterpieces by David Hume, Immanuel Kant, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, as well as religious sermons and moral debates on the issues of the day, such as the slave trade. The Age of Reason saw conflict between Protestantism and Catholicism transformed into one between faith and logic -- a debate that continues in the twenty-first century. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library W020196 "Appendix, containing a list of the New-England churches, A.D. 1760."--p. [129]-139, with the pastors of those churches. Boston: N.E.: Printed and sold by Edes and Gill, MDCCLXI. [1761]. 139, [1]p.; 8°

To Change the World

The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World
Author: James Davison Hunter
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199745390
Category: Religion
Page: 368
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The call to make the world a better place is inherent in the Christian belief and practice. But why have efforts to change the world by Christians so often failed or gone tragically awry? And how might Christians in the 21st century live in ways that have integrity with their traditions and are more truly transformative? In To Change the World, James Davison Hunter offers persuasive--and provocative--answers to these questions. Hunter begins with a penetrating appraisal of the most popular models of world-changing among Christians today, highlighting the ways they are inherently flawed and therefore incapable of generating the change to which they aspire. Because change implies power, all Christian eventually embrace strategies of political engagement. Hunter offers a trenchant critique of the political theologies of the Christian Right and Left and the Neo-Anabaptists, taking on many respected leaders, from Charles Colson to Jim Wallis and Stanley Hauerwas. Hunter argues that all too often these political theologies worsen the very problems they are designed to solve. What is really needed is a different paradigm of Christian engagement with the world, one that Hunter calls "faithful presence"--an ideal of Christian practice that is not only individual but institutional; a model that plays out not only in all relationships but in our work and all spheres of social life. He offers real-life examples, large and small, of what can be accomplished through the practice of "faithful presence." Such practices will be more fruitful, Hunter argues, more exemplary, and more deeply transfiguring than any more overtly ambitious attempts can ever be. Written with keen insight, deep faith, and profound historical grasp, To Change the World will forever change the way Christians view and talk about their role in the modern world.

Barton Warren Stone, Pathfinder of Christian Union

A Story of His Life and Times
Author: Charles Crossfield Ware
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Churches of Christ Biography Stone, Barton Warren, 1772-1844
Page: 357
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Biography of Barton Warren Stone (1772-1844), one of the early leaders and ministers of the Disciples of Christ, doing his evangelical and ministerial work chiefly in Kentucky, but extending also from Maryland to Illinois. He married Eliza Campbell in 1801.

One with Christ

An Evangelical Theology of Salvation
Author: Marcus Peter Johnson
Publisher: Crossway Books
ISBN: 1433531496
Category: Religion
Page: 256
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Foundational to believers' salvation is their union with Christ. In this accessible introduction, Johnson argues that this neglected doctrine is the lens through which all other facets of salvation in the New Testament should be understood.