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.

The Christian Union Quarterly, Vol. 18

July, 1928 (Classic Reprint)
Author: Peter Ainslie
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 9781334968228
Category: Religion
Page: 396
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Excerpt from The Christian Union Quarterly, Vol. 18: July, 1928 Episcopalians, Lutherans, Methodists, and Presbyterians took part. They discussed the Stockholm Conference of 1925, the Lausanne Conference of 1927, and the Baltimore Conference of 1928, and also the Federal Council Of the Churches of Christ in America, with particular emphasis on our Next Step Toward Christian Unity. It opened with celebrating the Lord's Supper in Grace Cathedral, in which all the communions represented took part. This was a normal conference on Christian unity partaking of the Lord's Supper together and then spending a day in conference on how to find the way to unity. Would that there were a hundred such conferences throughout the United States this year and next. The Christian Unity League has announced that it will hold its next conference in Kansas City, January 16 and 17, 1929. Other cities may be included, but the necessity of a united Christendom must constantly be kept before the Church by these free conferences where all may come and share In the discussmns. Unity cannot come unless the whole Church moves together. In an article in The Living Church Most Rev. John Gard ner Murray, presiding bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, raises the question as to Where Lausanne Failed. Such a caption for an article from Bishop Murray awakens sur prise, when it is remembered that his church largely sponsored the Lausanne Conference. Had he raised the question as to where N icea failed, when bishops boxed each others' jaws, tore each o'thers' garments in their fist fights, and so kicked one of their number that he died a few days after, perhaps it might have been proper, although it is like digging up some of the escapades of Herod or Constantine, which might as well be left undisturbed. Church history will do itself credit if it gives only a paragraph of a few lines to Nicea. 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.

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
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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.

An Essay on Christian Union


Author: Benjamin Bosworth SMITH (Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Kentucky.)
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Justification in a Post-Christian Society


Author: Carl-Henric Grenholm,Goran Gunner
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630877581
Category: Religion
Page: 270
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Since the Reformation in the sixteenth century, Lutheran traditions have had a great impact on culture and politics in many societies. At the same time Lutheran churches have impacted personal faith, basic morality, and ethics. Modern society, however, is quite different from the time of the Reformation. How should we evaluate Lutheran tradition in today's Western multicultural and post-Christian society? Is it possible to develop a Lutheran theological position that can be regarded as reasonable in a society that evidences a considerable weakening of the role of Christianity? What are the challenges raised by cultural diversity for a Lutheran theology and ethics? Is it possible to develop a Lutheran identity in a multicultural society, and is there any fruitful Lutheran contribution to the coexistence of different religious and nonreligious traditions in the future?