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Modern Words of Religion (Paperback) Loot Price: R392 Discovery Miles 3 920
Modern Words of Religion (Paperback): Carlyle Summerbell
Modern Words of Religion (Paperback): Carlyle Summerbell

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Carlyle Summerbell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1915. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE CHRISTIANS TO THE KINGDOM OF JESUS CHRIST The Rev. J. F. Burnett, D. D. Secretary American Christian Convention ABOUT one hundred and twenty-three years ago (1792) the Christians were separated unto themselves for conscience sake. History is a competent critic and a stern judge, and to it we submit ourselves for judgment, and promise to abide the decision. TO THE KINGDOM OP JESUS CHRIST, THE CHRISTIANS HAVE CONTRIBUTED A MOVEMENT A movement is more and better than an organization. The organization is to the movement what the body is to the life--a mere vehicle, a convenience. In the beginning of their movement they found the Bible dominated by creeds and human leaders substituted for Christ. Many churches there were, each and all standing for some particular doctrine, and wearing a purely human name, but not one among them all known simply as Christian. The orthodoxy of the day exalted creed above the Bible, and called upon all men to accept its teaching. The Christians scorned all creeds and thus startled the world, and the startled world cried out heresy, and heresy passed judgment and they were condemned--but not of God. The Bible soon arose above creed, and Christ above men. One event after another, following in quick succession, proved the faith of the leaders and revealed the fulfillment of the dream of their lives. From then until now that movement has gone steadily forward, and the time approaches when it shall culminate in the purpose for which it was born--the oneness of all believers in Jesus Christ. TO THE KINGDOM OP JESUS CHRIST, THE CHRISTIANS HAVE CONTRIBUTED A GENUINE CHRISTIAN TOLERANCE Liberty of conscience, which had been so real to the leaders, was contributed by them in the first great event of their history--when th...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Carlyle Summerbell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-04604-9
Barcode: 9781150046049
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-04604-X

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