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The beauty and benefits of the Christian church

David Tappan

The beauty and benefits of the Christian church

illustrated in two sermons, delivered to the First Religious Society in Plymouth, on January 5, 1800, being the Lord"s-Day immediately following the ordination of the Reverend Mr. Kendall to the work of the Gospel ministry in that society.

by David Tappan

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Published by Printed by Samuel Hall, no. 53, Cornhill, Boston. in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kendall, James, -- 1769-1859.,
  • Christianity -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy David Tappan, D.D. Hollis Professor of Divinity in Harvard College.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 38605.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination46, [2] p.
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14620692M

      In this timely book, Pastor Ray Ortlund makes the case that gospel doctrine creates a gospel culture. In too many of our churches, it is the beauty of a gospel culture that is the missing piece of the puzzle. But when the gospel is allowed to exert its full power, a church becomes radiant with the glory of Christ.   Any Christian, church, or Christian organization wanting to do serious evangelism in the 21st century should read this book.” — David Robertson, director of Third Space, a project of the City.

    Now updated! Refreshingly candid and hopeful, Ludy challenges young women ages 18 to 32 to rise above culture's mediocre expectations and reclaim the feminine mystique as God designed it. A personal application section follows each chapter. Companion study guide sold separately. Includes frank language about sexuality. Paperback. Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set .   A woman was designed to be attractive, and most women want to be beautiful. However, the physical side of beauty is just a small part of what makes a woman truly beautiful. Our society places a high emphasis on the physical aspect of beauty and neglects the other elements that really make a woman totally beautiful.

      Think about that. Studying church history is like opening a photo album and exploring your family heritage. But Christian history isn’t just meaningful; it’s intensely practical, too. Here are seven ways that studying it benefits us. 1. It Instructs. First, Christian history instructs us, replacing our ignorance with truth. Around ten years ago, my childhood church decided to sing songs during communion. Whereas before we would sit quietly reflecting on Christ's body and his blood, we could no longer meditate in silence. Instead, thoughts were bestowed on us .


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