Divine condescension, and the pleasures of religious worship

the substance of two sermons, preached ... 26th, and ... 27th of November, 1803
  • 56 Pages
  • 0.99 MB
  • English
Printed by Stephen C. Ustick , Burlington, N.J
Baptists -- Sermons, Sermons, Ame
Statementby William Staughton
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 7302
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15046229M

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This book helps us think biblically about who God is and how he in his eminence can condescend to us in our finite surroundings. Author: K. Scott Oliphint (PhD, Westminster Theological Seminary) is professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia and has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including God With Us.

Praise for The Pleasures of God “The Pleasures of God is perhaps the most important book that John Piper has written. It is certainly the freshest and most penetrating.

Many preachers and writers are calling Christians today to be more by: 2. Divine Institutes, Book VI (Of True Worship) And as they judge of and the pleasures of religious worship book according to its pleasure, so also they arrange the acts of their whole life.

But we shall presently see how false these things are, that it may appear how much the divine condescension has bestowed on. The Book of Divine Worship is dedicated to His Holiness, Pope John Paul II, on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of his accession to the Chair of Saint Peter, with filial gratitude for his fatherly solicitude, which made possible our union with him and his successors.

May. The Greek Fathers expressed this aspect of God’s mercy with the word “synkatabasis,” which means “condescension.” 17 A third-century writing on this issue attributed to Pope Clement says, For I maintain that the eyes of mortals cannot see the incorporeal form of the Father or Son, because it is illumined by exceeding great light.

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Scott Oliphint, professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The book is God with Us: Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God, (Wheaton: Crossway, ). and the pleasures of religious worship book The Urantia Book.

Paper The World’s Religions. () DURING the Alexandrian sojourn of Jesus, Gonod, and Ganid, the young man spent much of his time and no small sum of his father’s money making a collection of the teachings of the world’s religions about God and his relations with mortal man.

Ganid employed more than threescore learned translators in the making of this. Transforming Christian Worship - Twenty-six liturgies, including historical introductions that provide fresh analysis into their origins, are invaluable tools for pastors and worship leaders as they seek to craft public worship services in the great tradition of the early Reformers.

To help understand the issue K. Scott Oliphint seeks to address in his new book, God With Us: Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God, imagine two parallel lines.

The top line represents God as he is in himself (God a se). The bottom line symbolizes God in relationship with creation (God a re). Historically, there has always been a vast divide between these two aspects of God. navigation., search. Condescension the act of descending to a lower and less dignified state; of waiving the privileges of one’s rank and status; of bestowing honors and favors upon one of lesser stature or status.

The condescension of God is the descent of Christ below all things. Elder Bruce R. McConkie (–85) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles elaborates, “‘The condescension of God,’ of which the scriptures speak, means that the Immortal Father—the glorified, exalted, enthroned ruler of the universe—came down from his station of dominion and power to become the Father of a Son who would be born.

Divine condescension, and the pleasures of religious worship: the substance of two sermons, preached at the opening of the Baptist Meeting House Author: William Staughton. COVID Resources.

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Bible> Topical> Condescension. Condescension. Jump to: ISBE• Webster's• Concordance• Thesaurus• Hebrew• Library• Subtopics• Terms. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary. (n.) The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in.

But Christian theologians use the language of condescension in a different way. God condescends to us, not by reminding us of our smallness and neediness, but rather by stooping to help us.

The God who exceeds all human understanding nevertheless makes himself known to us in the Word written and the Word made flesh. Lord in his condescension unto the children, 2 Ne. Son of God suffereth according to the flesh, Alma my Redeemer; and he shall be born of a woman, Alma Addison’s “Pleasures of the Imagination” (Spectator no.

) serves as an example, where the Imagination is said to perfect reality, correct its defects, and add beauties to Nature.

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By virtue of the “Whig aesthetics” of Shaftesbury, of Addison, and, Paulson argues, of Hogarth, the worship of the deity is ultimately replaced by “the. VEDANTA FOR BEGINNERS By SRI SWAMI SIVANANDA Sri Swami Sivananda Founder of The Divine Life Society Forgetting the Self by indulging in sensual pleasures, is killing of Atman.

Even after Pratika Upasana, Pratima Upasana (worship of idol), Panchakopasana (worship of the five deities: Ganesha, Siva, Vishnu, Durga and Surya), worship of. The Book Of Divine Worship: Being Elements Of The Book Of Common Prayer Revised And Adapted According To The Roman Rite For Use By Roman Catholics Coming From The Anglican Tradition by The Catholic Church.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read/5(6). THE LITTLE BOOK OF HUMILITY & PATIENCE. by Archbishop Ullathorne. Being Selections from "The Groundwork of the Christian Virtues" and "Christian Patience" Westminster, Maryland The Newman Bookshop CONTENTS.


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The Divine Law of Probation. On the Nature of Christian Virtue. III. On the Difficulties of Virtue. When the Book of Mormon was translated, the English word condescension meant “voluntary descent from rank, dignity submission to inferiors in granting requests or performing acts which strict justice does not require.”.

The Book of Divine Worship (BDW) was an adaptation of the American Book of Common Prayer (BCP) by the Roman Catholic was used primarily by former members of the Episcopal Church within Anglican Use parishes of the Pastoral Provision and the Personal has been replaced by a new book to be used worldwide, titled Divine Worship: The Missal.

Divine office. Divine office, also called canonical hours, liturgy of the hours, or liturgical hours, in various Christian churches, the public service of praise and worship consisting of psalms, hymns, prayers, readings from the Fathers of the early church, and other writings.

Lewis may seem like an odd subject for study when it comes to the theology and practice of worship. He was neither a clergyman nor a professional theologian. And though he wrote wisely and winsomely on a wide range of subjects related to the Christian life, he devoted relatively little attention to ecclesiology, liturgy, music, and corporate worship.

Related Content Close Panel. No Related Content. No footnotes, personal notes, or other related content available. TO THE HOPES OF CHRIST'S WAITING CHURCH. All that hath been manifested as yet of the Divine condescension and glory is but a sample of the manifestations which this world is destined to receive.

PRACTICAL THOUGHTS SUGGESTED. What would be our deserving if God were to visit us according to our iniquities. POOR AND CONTRITE SPIRITS THE OBJECTS OF THE DIVINE FAVOR. where the divine worship should be statedly celebrated, and where all the males of Israel should solemnly meet for that purpose three times in the year.

Mean and unworthy as thou art, hear the voice of divine condescension, as well as of majesty: To this man will I look, even to. The Sacrament of the Eucharist is the source and summit of Christian life, and Divine Worship: The Missal provides a way for the Ordinariates to celebrate the sacred liturgy of the Catholic Church with an “Anglican inflection.” The missal uses Prayer Book English — language derived from the classic books of the Anglican liturgical.

Nor let the mere formalist limit the displays of Divine condescension to the past. The ordinances of religion are with him memorials of past rather than means of present grace — tombs rather than temples. True, God has been in the past, and will be in the .Christian Books, Music, Bibles, Gifts, Home School Products - Divine Truth Christian Store - home - Scott Oliphiint, God with Us: Divine Condescension and the Attributes of God (Crossway ), In a way this seems to be readjudicating the Clark controversy.

To judge by the excerpt, Oliphint is adopting Murray's position, but taking it to a logical extreme.