Laying a good foundation is essential for the full growth of a Christian as well as for the building up of the body of Christ. The apostle Paul exhorted young. Burdened with the need of a firm foundation for the Christian life, brother Watchman Nee gave a series of basic lessons on practical Christian living during the. Joining the Church; Laying on of Hands; Assembling Together; Various Meetings ; The Lord’s Day; Hymn Singing; Praise; Breaking of Bread.
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Laying a good foundation is essential for the full growth of a Christian as well as for the building up of the body of Christ. Barber, who was a great influence on him. I have found, however, that if I am consistent in working towards unity in a practical basis with my brethren in the Spanish Baptist Union, most have assemmbling quite open and responsive.
I do believe the New Testament is quite clear about the essential unity of the Body of Christ, and thus, view with suspicion any movement or ecclesiological model that tends to alienate or exclude authentic New Testament churches made up of genuine born-again believers. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
What use does one have if he remains alone? Assembling Together Watchman Nee No preview available – Mikael Glamheden rated it it was amazing May 08, I personally think there is aseembling a lot there that is reflective of true New Testament ecclesiology that we as Baptists and other denominational groups have neglected. M3tan01a marked it as to-read Jan 07, I’m looking forward to what you find in Nee’s book.
As a missionary and church planter, I think the topics Alan writes about are very relevant. He is also a student at Southeastern Seminary working on a doctorate, if I am not mistakenand, from what I have been able togetheer pick up, has a pretty good command of New Testament Greek.
He spent the last 20 years of his life in prison and was severely persecuted by the Communists in China. He had such a love for the Word of God that he studied it almost incessantly, so within a very short period he had read the whole Bible several times.
While I am overcoming that through relating and time, it is the beginning point. I think the following quotes represent how such an idea is specifically applicable to Landmarkers I never thought of that!
Jeff Shelnutt added it Mar 25, Account Options Sign in. He is refreshingly biblical, seeking as much as possible to be thoroughly consistent and objective in modern-day application of what the text of Scripture actually says.
Interesting thought on how the Landmarkists and Pentecostals both seem to look for accounts in the Acts whit fit their beliefs and try to make them normative for the church at large.
Brendan rated it really liked it Jul 06, This is found in Ephesians 2. Through the mighty working of the Holy Spirit watcmhan the faithful ministry of this servant of God, this testimony spread over the vast land of China. Jacques marked it as to-read Nov 25, I think I kind of stumbled upon it.
Paul added it Sep 07, In the Communists took over China. Peter watcuman a living stone, for this is the meaning of his name. Terry Geiger rated it liked it Dec 27, Translator Stephen Kaung is known primarily for translating wafchman spreading the word and writings of Chinese Christian teacher Watchman Nee.
May we learn these lessons faithfully. He expressed the hope that these essential lessons might be faithfully learned by God’s people, thereby laying a good foundation for the building up of the Body of Christ.
This volume contains lessons delivered by Watchman Nee on practical Christian living to Christian workers during a training session in Kuling, Foochow, China in Assefa Mulugeta marked it as to-read May 09, My point regarding all of the above, however, is the tendency to read assembing an established model of church and church polity in the biblical record that transcends all times and cultural contexts.
Amanda marked it as to-read Jan 04, By putting these living stones together, God gets His temple. It speaks of the desolation that comes after judgment when no stone is left togethet on another stone.
Assembling Together by Watchman Nee
Christian Fellowship PublishersJun 1, – Religion – pages. Trey, You ask some excellent questions for which it would be hard to give a good answer in one blog comment. Lists with This Book. Born inNee became a Christian at the age of seventeen assemblinh began writing the same year. I believe, for instance, that the “head covering” in 1 Corinthians 11 must certainly have a different application for today, though the principle behind it still holds true.
Stephen Kaung added it Jan 05, You are meeting your purpose of loving each stone! Takeecha marked it as to-read Aug 31, Can Baptists, consistently with their principles or the Scriptures, recognize those societies not organized according to the pattern of the Jerusalem Church, but possessing different governments, different officers, a different class of members, different ordinances, doctrines and practices, as churches of Christ?
Keep by the Holy It was not till he was seventeen years of age that he was met by the Lord. His knowledge was acquired through studying the Bible and reading various Christian spiritual books. If I understand Simson correctly and I have heard him personally on several occasionsthe house church model he espouses pretty much rises or wwtchman on a corresponding city-church, that seems to me to be quite close to what both Nee and Lee taught.
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