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Christian responsibility to society

Church and Society Study Conference (1961 Chicago)

Christian responsibility to society

a Biblical-theological statement.

by Church and Society Study Conference (1961 Chicago)

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Published by Faith and Life Press in Newton, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesChurch and society series,, no. 2
    ContributionsGeneral Conference Mennonite Church. Board of Christian Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT738 .C5 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p.
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5874743M
    LC Control Number63003226
    OCLC/WorldCa3766016

    What Is a Christian’s Responsibility to the Needy and the Sick? GENEROSITY toward needy persons is a fine expression of the godly quality of love. It was such generosity that John the Baptist urged when he said: “Let the man that has two undergarments share with the man that has none, and let him that has things to eat do the same.”. The Responsible Self was H. Richard Niebuhr's most important work in Christian ethics. In it he probes the most fundamental character of the moral life and it stands today as a landmark contribution to the field. The Library of Theological Ethics series focuses on what it means to think theologically and ethically. It presents a selection of important and otherwise unavailable texts .

      Buy a cheap copy of Two Cities, Two Loves: Christian book by James Montgomery Boice. Deeply biblical in argument, thoroughly conversant with contemporary culture and informed by personal involvement in urban ministry, James Montgomery Boice speaks Free shipping over $/5(1). When speaking of the responsibility of the Christian, we will find a very good insight in Acts It speaks about King David having served his own generation and when his days of service were over, he fell on sleep, which means he went to be with the Lord in Heaven. in the book of Acts, God teaches us that despite the hardships and the.

    CHRISTIAN RESPONSIBILITY, cont. D) TAKE UP YOUR CROSS It is the Christian's responsibility to see to it that God's Word is ever present in his mind and on his lips. Astonishingly, "Christian unity" now includes co-laboring for the moral good of society with cults "that name the name of Jesus." The cults' teachings about Jesus include. Subscribe today and receive online access to The Christian Science Journal, Sentinel, and Herald including digital editions of the print periodicals, Web original articles, blogs, and podcasts, o minutes of Sentinel Radio and audio chats, searchable archive going back .


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