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What is the church and how do you get in it?

M. G. Disney

What is the church and how do you get in it?

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Published by The author in Barbourville, Ky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] M.G. Disney.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV600 .D5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6419696M
    LC Control Number41013615
    OCLC/WorldCa10076564


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What is the church. The church can be understood in two ways: the visible and the invisible. The visible church is comprised of all who claim the name of Christian and who gather together for worship and participation of the sacraments: the Lord's Supper and Baptism.

The church is the people of the Kingdom of God. The church is the Bride of Christ: Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her to make her holy, cleansing her with the washing of water by the word.

He did this to present the church to himself in splendor. The early church used a conflict to improve the ministry. However, when churches do not have a clear process for dealing with such concerns, people tend to create their own platforms. Individuals may begin polling others in the church, get involved in gossip, or even develop a bloc of "concerned people.".

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