The Christian Intelligencer and Mission Field Volume 93, Nos. 4-52

The Christian Intelligencer and Mission Field Volume 93, Nos. 4-52

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... advantage of the craving for rites and ceremonil which most men like, Mr. Strauss has drafted a very intd esting order of initiation based on Biblical incidents, ili wording of which is almost wholly drawn from the San tures. The name of the organization is "Order of Christia Fellowship," and there are degrees and such things. Tliei are handclasps, entrance words and salutations which lie! the men to realize their fellowship with each other, andi addition unite them in church activity. Probably there are churches where such an organizatiq might be of value in getting the men to work together, all Mr. Strauss will probably be glad to give informationlj to the value his experiment has been to his church, all some of the forms and ceremonies which he has so ingflni ously arranged. We commend to his new field, the Clinton Avenue R6 formed Church of Newark, N. J., our pastor, the R6" Philip H. Clifford, with a deep sense of our loss, especialll as we have been so richly blessed during his pastorate, b his preaching, true to "the faith once delivered unto till saints." Now we are earnestly praying that the Lord will clearll show us the man whom, we feel sure, He has prepared Ii carry on this work. However, in order that we may not be mistaken, we. l-lli. Consistory of the First Reformed Church of Ridgewwi N. J., have resolved that we will not offer a call to all! minister until he has satisfactorily indicated, in writing, ll unequivocal terms his personal belief in the following fl-Hldl. mentals of the Christian faith: 1. The plenary and Divine inspiration and authoriif 1 the Scriptures.. 2. The Fatherhood of God, the Deity of Christ, W Personality of the Holy Spirit.. 3. The Atonement, through the substitutionary...
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  • Paperback | 654 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,148g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814959
  • 9781236814951