Reflections on Urban Ministry.
Let the Whole World Hear! Grounds Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature. Later, having raised enough money to meet the asking price, he returned to the seller, hoping to purchase that beautiful instrument. But to his great dismay it had been sold to a collector. The collector said it had become his prized possession and he would not sell it.
Keenly disappointed, Kreisler was about to leave when he had an idea. Take it into the world, and let people hear it. We have no right to keep it to ourselves. Jesus tells us to take it out into the world, and let it be heard.
Someone told you about Christ. Have you told anyone lately? The Missionary Option Acts 1: Ironside used to tell a story about a meeting in which a missionary offering was taken. Being a missionary was the ultimate calling—nothing could be more noble or admirable.
I still believe that God calls men and women to missionary service in other lands, and I still have great respect for them, but my idea of missionaries has changed. What Jesus told His disciples in Acts 1 applies also to us.
We are His witnesses and therefore must speak and live so that others will glorify Him when they hear our message and see our faith in action.
After the meeting, a young man expressed a desire to discuss the matter of salvation. So Gilquist arranged to meet with him the next morning. The student said that he really wanted what he saw in the lives of believers. But he hesitated to make a commitment because he thought he would have to tell others about Jesus.
Gilquist, however, assured him that to become a Christian he was not required to do anything but place his trust in Christ. But a strange thing happened as he went back to his fraternity house.
He met a friend and told him of his newfound faith in Christ. Before the day was over, he had testified to every one of his fraternity brothers about Jesus.
Lead me to some soul today; O teach me, Lord, just what to say. Friends of mine are lost in sin And cannot find their way. There stood Jesus, who had recently risen from the grave. And there stood His followers, listening to His teaching as they had on so many occasions.
Jesus spoke about the coming of the Holy Spirit Luke Then an unusual thing happened. Luke said that Jesus led His disciples to Bethany v. To see Jesus ascend to heaven was amazing, but what happened next was also remarkable.
Instead of being downcast because He had gone away, the disciples responded with renewed purpose.
They worshiped Him Luke They joyfully returned to Jerusalem, where they prayed Acts 1: Although Jesus has gone away, the Holy Spirit makes real to us His presence so that we too can worship, pray, and witness as His disciples did centuries ago.Vol.
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COMPENDIUM OF THE SOCIAL DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH. INTRODUCTION. AN INTEGRAL AND SOLIDARY HUMANISM. a. At the dawn of the Third Millennium. 1. The Church moves further into the Third Millennium of the Christian era as a pilgrim people, guided by Christ, the “great Shepherd” (Heb ).He is the “Holy Door” (cf.
Jn ) through which we passed during the Great Jubilee of the . Andrew, I went through a widerness experience to rival the saints of old!
One miserable day, I felt the Spirit speak this: You, go be the church you dream about. comments Leave a comment» Spencer December 18th, am. Bryan, There is one issue I’m wondering about with what you’ve said.
You said: Second, according to Jason, the Catholic doctrine is that we are justified by “faith and works.”.
Mar 25, · Jesus Christ is the Word of God made flesh (John ). So, just as the Ark of the Old Covenant contained the written word of God, Mary (who is the Ark of the New Covenant) contained the Word of God made flesh. ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME.
1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”.