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Church of God Distinctives by Ray H. Hughes

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Published by Pathway Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian Life - General,
  • Religion - Christian Life

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9632057M
ISBN 108714819287
ISBN 109788714819286

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Church of God Distinctives Revised Edition. by Ray H. Hughes (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ray H. Hughes Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Ray H. Hughes (Author) ISBN Author: Ray H. Hughes. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Bible is very direct in relating the local church to the familial church, even calling the local church the “household of God” (1 Timothy ). YOUR CHURCH IS ONLY AS STRONG AS THE _____ THAT MAKE UP THE CHURCH. That blank determines a great deal of your philosophy as a church. We believe the answer to that question is FAMILIES. A. to have a grasp of the unique work that God has done in our fellowship. If Calvary Chapel is exactly like the church across the street it would be better to simply merge the two. But, if there are distinctives that make us different, then we have a unique and special place in the plan of God. Certainly.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Church of God Distinctives by Ray H. Hughes; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Church of God, Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.), Doctrines. Here are three distinctives that we think set us apart and describe our passion as a church. Understanding God’s Word We believe that all life, ministry, and activity in the church flows outward from the clear and deep preaching of the Bible (Ephesians ). Therefore, our focus on the preaching of God’s Word in a way that’s faithful to the true meaning of. The local church is an independent body accountable to the Lord Jesus Christ, the head of the church. All human authority for governing the local church resides within the local church itself. Thus the church is autonomous, or self-governing. No religious hierarchy outside the local church may dictate a church’s beliefs or practices. Autonomy. This book projects Church of God distinctives from five fundamental aspects: doctrine, evangelism, worship, government and polity, and holiness. It also presents the similarities of the Church of God to historic Christianity. Paperback.

Having experienced the same grace of God as those included in this book and who can relate closely to their history I recommend this book to those who are searching for inner peace. Also to those who have found peace in the Lord Jesus Christ it is an encouraging read to grow in God's grace. 2 Timothy /5(56). Church Distinctives. Though most of our preaching is in the form of a book study— from both Old and New Testaments—at times we will develop a thematic, theological, or character study. We believe God’s purpose for Emmanuel Community Church is to bring glory to Himself, molding us individually and corporately toward Christ-likeness. In the early Church, believers were "continually devoting themselves to the apostlesʼ teaching, to fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to prayer" (Acts ). Four clear distinctives appear in this passage and throughout the NT as well—the teaching of Godʼs Word, fellowship, partaking the Lordʼs Supper, and prayer. Because the church is the ordained means for bringing believers from infancy to maturity, we seek to honor God by shepherding, training, and exhorting each believer to labor for His kingdom. It is the body of Christ, through its many parts, which shows the world of our love for the Savior by .