Published August 2003
by Kress Christian Publications .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||232|
Called to Be Saints is a helpful book that provides much food for thought. Smith explores the question of the goal of being a Christian, arguing that the goal is union with Christ (rather than, say, becoming a "good person," or to find personal fulfillment, or the pathway to a "successful" life)/5(15). Called to Be Saints" is a simply wonderful book that explores what it is that makes for Christian maturity. The author identifies four specific aspects of a mature Christian life; to be a wise person, to do good works, to love others and to know the joy of friendship with God/5. The Standard of Truth is the first book in Saints, a new, four-volume narrative history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Fast-paced, meticulously researched, Saints recounts true stories of Latter-day Saints across the globe and answers the Lord’s call to write history “for the good of the church, and for the rising /5(). Volume 1 of Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days tells the story of the Restoration, from Joseph Smith’s childhood to the Saints receiving ordinances in the Nauvoo Temple in Saints: The Story of the Church of /5.
I am pleased to introduce a new four-volume series called Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days. Chapter 1 is included in this issue, and subsequent chapters will be published in this magazine over the next several months. The first book will be available later this year, and the other volumes will follow. Therefore, scripturally speaking, the “saints” are the body of Christ, Christians, the church. All Christians are considered saints. All Christians are saints—and at the same time are called to be saints. First Corinthians states it clearly: “To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy. There also is a whole group of saints who were called on for prayers during the plague, starting in in Munich. This group goes by the name the Fourteen Holy Helpers. The group of 14 -- each with individual feast days and initially one day for the whole group until -- . to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called as saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians Christ Is Lord The church Letters To Local Churches God's Call Worshiping Together Working Together Going To Church Putting God First vocation Sanctification Sanctification, Nature And Basis.
Saints, in the New Testament, are never deceased individuals who have been canonized by the church and given sainthood. They are living individuals who have dedicated themselves to the worship and service of the one true God as revealed through his Son, Jesus Christ. Even the children of such parents are called "sanctified" (1 Cor 1. Saints should be filled with the knowledge of God's will - Co a. Involves a good knowledge of the Bible b. Accompanied by wisdom and understanding (via prayer - Ja ) 2. Saints are to walk worthy of the Lord - Col a. We are called to be Christians as well as saints - cf. Ac b. Our behavior should properly reflect the One. The term saint in the word of God is simply defined right here in 1 Corinthians, chapter 1, verse 2. If you'll look at it, we'll just begin by examining that term. "Under the church of God which is at Corinth; to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called saints, with all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord. Verse 7. - To all that be in Rome, beloved of God, called to be saints (cf. κλητὸς ἀπόστολον, in ver. 1).Bengel's view, that by ἀγαπητοῖς Θεοῦ are specially meant the Jewish Christians, as being "beloved for the fathers' sakes" (Romans ), and by κλητοῖς ἁγίοις the Gentile converts, is untenable. Both phrases are applicable to all.