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A CLOUD OF WITNESSES: Prayer And The Christian Way Of Life (Part One), by Claire E. Wolfteich

From Lord, Have Mercy: Praying for Justice with Conviction and Humility

One of the fourth-century desert fathers, Abba Macarius, was asked, How should one pray?   1,132 more words


THE CHURCH: Running With The Witnesses, by John Piper 

From Desiring God

And all these, having gained approval through their faith, did not receive what was promised, because God had provided something better for us, so that apart from us they should not be made perfect.

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COMMUNITY: The Soup Kitchen, by Nora Gallagher

From The Sacred Meal

Day by day, as they spent much time together in the temple, they broke bread at home and ate their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having the goodwill of all the people.

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THE CHURCH: The Body Of Christ, by David Platt

From Follow Me

The room was packed full of people, and the preacher held the audience in the palm of his hand.  I would like everyone to bow your heads and close your eyes,  1,454 more words


POETRY: Disciplinary Treatises—(4) The Communion of the Body, by Scott Cairns

The Christ in his own heart is weaker
than the Christ in the word of his brother.

Scattered, petulant, argumentative,
the diverse members generally find…

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UNITY: The Unity of the Spirit, by J. Hampton Keathley III,

From: Biblical Studies Foundation


I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, entreat you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing forbearance to one another in love, being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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UNITY: Building The Church’s Unity, by R. Kent Hughes

From: Ephesians: The Mystery of the Body of Christ

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy of the calling with which you were called, with all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

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