The Church

Glorious Body, Radiant Bride

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Weight 0.14 kg
Dimensions 18 × 11.1 × 0.8 cm
binding

Paperback

format

Book

page-count

112

isbn

9781848718098

topic

Church and Ministry, Church Issues/Unity, Church Life, The Church

Banner Pub Date

Mar 27, 2018

Book Description

The church is the oldest surviving institution in the history of the world. It has changed lives and shaped nations. It is loved, hated, and ignored in equal measure. But what is it, and what is its purpose in the world? This mini-guide answers those questions and shows why the church matters.

Banner Mini Guides

Banner Mini Guides introduce the the reader to some of the major themes and issues related to the Christian faith. They lay a solid foundation of Bible teaching while encouraging more thorough exploration of the theme with suggestions for further reading. The mini-guides will seamlessly fit into the teaching quarters of the church year with their thirteen-chapter format, making them useful for group as well as for individual study.

Also in this series:
Growing in Grace
The Christian Mind
Salvation
Sanctification
The Bible
Regeneration

Table of Contents Expand ↓

Introduction ix
1. The Church and Why It Matters 1
2. The Church and God’s Wisdom 11
3. The Church as God’s New Community 17
4. The Church as the Body of Christ 25
5. The Church and the Sacraments 33
6. The Church and Its Worship 43
7. The Church and Its Mission 51
8. The Church and Its Unity 59
9. The Church and Its Leaders 65
10. The Church and the World 73
11. The Church and Its Failures 81
12. The Church and Its Sufferings 87
13. The Church and Its Future 93
Further Reading 129

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