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Christ, the Christian and the church

E. L. Mascall

Christ, the Christian and the church

a study of the incarnation and its consequences

by E. L. Mascall

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ -- Mystical body.,
  • Incarnation.,
  • Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 248-254.

    StatementBy E. L. Mascall.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16413373M

    A useful discussion of the subject. It had a dramatic beginning point. Hardeman on a variety of propositions. Sometimes entire churches of these persuasions were converted and dropped their names.

    They urged all Christians to unite as one. This included bringing the Bible together as a consistent book. Rather, it forbids adding anything to Scripture that would contradict Scripture Matt. The precedent that was set by accepting Stone without any controversy over his doctrine of God is alarming. They are born again of the water and the Spirit, and grow as newborn babes upon the milk of the word of God.

    The Universal Scope of the Church As noted earlier, the church was to be universal in scope. Such a notion wreaks havoc with the consistency of the biblical imagery. Instead of the normal 'midweek' service, many of these 'mega-churches' have 'cell groups' in which smaller groups meet, often in peoples' homes. The anti-denominationalism of the Restoration movement is, among its more moderate representatives, perfectly understandable and acceptable.


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The Christian Church believes we are saved by grace, BUT we work and remain faithful to the Lord in order to finally make it to heaven some day. This is the same damnable heresy which Roman Catholicism and Lutheranism teaches. However, if one loses salvation and comes back to Christ, he amazingly does not have to be baptized again.

The movement is almost uniformly non-charismatic, and again in some circles of the COC Christ doctrine is actually anti-charismatic as also in many Baptist churches. Refutation of the view that water baptism is essential for salvation, targeted especially at the Boston COC.

The rationale for not requiring their members to affirm the Trinity was that the creeds did serve to divide orthodox Christians from heretics. Most of the COC appear to teach that no one can be saved through faith in Christ who is not Christ baptized by immersion pouring and sprinkling are considered absolutely unacceptable upon confession of faith infant baptism is also utterly condemned.

The focus shifts here from Peter's ministry to Paul's. Murch, James D. Brief Summary of Distinguishing Beliefs Independent Christian Churches and Churches of Christ have held to historic, orthodox views on the Bible, God, the Trinity, and Jesus, but the Disciples of Christ group has become very liberal and most do not even believe in hell.

Churches of Christ typically offer open communion offering the bread and fruit of the vine to all present at each person's self-examination. A few take this line of reason to extremes, objecting to Sunday Schools, kitchens in church buildings, and the like.

Being totally yielded to the will of God in our life. A Christian is not merely someone who professes to believe in Jesus; rather he or she is a follower of and a student of Jesus Christ. Instead of the normal 'midweek' service, many of these 'mega-churches' have 'cell groups' in which smaller groups meet, often in peoples' homes.

It has been calculated that by the time Stephen was killed Actsthe saints in Jerusalem numbered no fewer than twenty thousand souls Kistemaker The process of surrendering to Jesus Christ requires repentance of the sins in our lives and yielding our will to God.

Such a notion wreaks havoc with the consistency of the biblical imagery. With multiple services and refreshments in between, and lots of 'contemporary music', many are attracted to the informal atmosphere.

It doesn't belong to us any more, it belongs to Him. Verses such as 2 Timothy and 1 Timothy are held by many Protestant Bodies to teach that God forbids women from being pastors of Churches and teaching adult men from the Pulpit.

The precedent that was set by accepting Stone without any controversy over his doctrine of God is alarming. Prior to the spring of A. Peters is a heretic! Eerdmans Publishing Co. The witness reaches Ephesus - Acts Tracing backwards through the history, we see Stone and the Campbells influenced by their Presbyterian Calvinist education.

Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ he is not His. As with all Church of Christ followers, Peters espouses a false salvation by water baptism, forsaking of sinful lifestyle, mandatory confession of Christ to others, et cetera.

Weekly observance of the Lord's Supper [17] on Sunday [15] [16] In British congregations, the term "breaking of bread" is commonly used.

The gospel of Christ is preached, the willing receive it, repentance is accomplished, and baptism immersion in water is administered. From the day of its commencement, however, Christianity was a significant religious force — not only in the immediate Palestinean world, but also in the remote corners of the Roman Empire.

However, we strongly oppose the extreme condemnation of the charismatic movement and of the doctrine of eternal security by some in the COC.Bible teacher and best-selling author Sheila Walsh believes prayer is the "single most underused weapon in the Church." “Over the last two-and-a-half years, I’ve had this burning thing inside of me that every morning I wake up with this word ‘prayer’ on my heart,” Walsh told The Christian Post.

Oct 01,  · Christ, the Christian, and the Church: A Study of the Incarnation and Its Consequences [E. L. Mascall] on hildebrandsguld.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inform your theology by delving into E. L. Mascall’s discussion about the incarnation of the Son of God and its crucial connection to the individual and the church.

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Apr 13,  · Churches of Christ- DOCTRINAL SURVEY. Keeping these three main branches of the Restoration movement straight (there are roughly two dozen other, many smaller, divisions) is not easy.

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All three branches include churches which call themselves “the. Campbell, Alexander - The Christian System This book covers the whole Christian system, from God, Christ and the Holy Spirit to baptism, the Lord's Supper, Repentance, Sacrifices, types of Christ, and many other topics.

This is the expanded second edition of this work. Unity: McGarvey, J.W. - Letters to Bishop McIlvaine on Christian Union. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, Indiana. 34, likes · 1, talking about this · were here. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the US and Canada is a movement Followers: 34K.