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Imitating Jesus

An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics
  • 480 Pages
  • 1.82 MB
  • English
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
New Testament, Biblical Studies - New Testament, Ethics, Religion, Religion - Biblical Studies, Bible., Criticism, interpretation, etc, Ethics in the Bible, Example, Jesus Christ,
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Open LibraryOL7904014M
ISBN 100802844588
ISBN 139780802844583

Touching on the importance of love, belonging, hospitality, friendship, and community, Imitating Jesus tells the story of author, Lewie Clark, and his experiences making disciples of explains the importance of discipleship and strengthening relationships with God and others to accomplish a meaningful Christian life.

A disciple is formed by imitating the life of his discipler.

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Jesus and the apostle Paul gave their disciples access to their lives so that their disciples could observe and then emulate their behavior and attitude.

In contrast to many studies of New Testament ethics, which treat the New Testament in general and Paul in particular, this book focuses on the person of Jesus himself. Richard Burridge maintains that imitating Jesus means following both his words -- which are very demanding ethical teachings -- and his deeds and example of being inclusive and accepting of everyone.5/5(1).

The book, "Imitating Jesus" was written in the Middle Ages by a Catholic Monk and has become a classic that is popular with both Catholics and Protestants. I feel that shows an appalling lack of discrimination on the part of the Protestants because “The Imitation of Christ” is about the spiritual life of 1/5(1).

Jesus himself once said: “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father also.” (John ) Jesus reflects his Father’s personality so perfectly that Imitating Jesus book the Son is like seeing the Father. Therefore, as we imitate Jesus, we draw closer to Jehovah, the greatest Personage in the universe.

Luke: the life of imitating Jesus. [Zane Clark Hodges] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Zane Clark Hodges.

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Book One. Thoughts Helpful in the Life of the Soul Imitating Jesus Christ and Despising All Vanities on Earth Having A Humble Opinion of Self The Doctrine of Truth Prudence in Action Reading the Holy Scripture Unbridled Affections Avoiding False Hope and Pride Shunning Over- Familiarity Obedience and Subjection Avoiding Idle Talk.

Here is a reliable theological foundation for imitating Jesus today, a crucial first step toward the renewal of biblical discipleship. Author Bio Jason B. Hood (Ph.D., Highland Theological Imitating Jesus book and University of Aberdeen) is currently an adjunct faculty member at Reformed Theological Seminary in Washington, : Ebook.

IMITATING JESUS – I John – MARKS OF A BELIEVER SERIES Page 1 of 12 pages 11/29/ Good morning, Life Fellowship. I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with lots of good food. It is the one time of the year that we feel like surely God. We should imitate Jesus, the Son of God, in spiritual growth, in routine faithfulness, and in commitment to God’s purpose.

Before we look at how we should imitate Jesus, we must be clear on the matter of who He is. The Jesus whom we should imitate is the unique Son of God. Have you ever put yourself in Joseph and Mary’s sandals, and. Part 3 of a series on the Book of Philippians.

This sermon is on what it means to imitate Christ. Text: Philippians Title: Imitating Christ Introduction Imitating Christ does not mean we dress up in a robe/ grow a beard. Part II: Imitating Jesus 5. The True Human, the Gospel, and the Gospels 6. Ambassadors, Apprentices, and Agents 7.

Family Resemblance and Paternity Tests 8. Resurrection and Imitation 9. The Holy Spirit The Apostle of Imitation The Jesus Mirrors Part III: Imitating the Saints A Community of Imitation Pages: Allen Verhey — Duke Divinity School"Richard Burridge's Imitating Jesus is a welcome addition to the literature on New Testament ethics.

I commend it — and recommend it — for its attention to the story of Jesus as the foundation of New Testament ethics, for its attention to genre, for its emphasis on both the rigorous moral teachings and the radically inclusive acceptance of the New.

Title: Imitating Jesus: Love, Friendship, and Disciple-Making By: Lewie Clark, Tim Grissom Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: WestBow Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 5 ounces ISBN: ISBN Pages:   Jason B. Hood, Imitating God in Christ: Recapturing a Biblical Pattern.

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$ “What Would Jesus Do?” is a slogan young Reformed types love to hate. But what if it’s a question more of us should be asking. The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies On The Cross. Jesus, Remember Me, When You Come into Your Kingdom. Denying Ourselves: Imitating Christ by Way of the Cross.

A Prayer to Place Our Confidence in God Alone. Trials, Tribulations, Rods and Reels; 12 Life Lessons from St. EPIPHANY 2(A) - Look at the Lamb of God and see what Jesus does so that you may imitate Jesus’ love. LOOK, THE LAMB OF GOD John - Janu JOHN 29The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.

30This is the one I meant when I said, `A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was. Imitating Jesus with His 3 exemplary qualities. Aug Imitating Jesus through Right now my daily Bible reading is in the book of Jeremiah, and I’m thinking that I need to return to the Gospels.

Thank you for this post which. 5 Hays, Moral Vision, p. The passage is cited by Burridge in Imitating Jesus, pp. 54–5 et passim thereafter. I would note also that the full sentence, of which he characteristically cites only the last bit, points to the popular misunderstanding and misuse of appeals to love: ‘The term has become debased in popular discourse; it has lost its power of discrimination, having become a Cited by: 2.

Imitating God in Christ: Recapturing a Biblical Pattern, by Jason Hood, The main point of this book is neatly presented in the introduction: "When Paul speaks of imitation, he has in mind the duplication of a pattern, particularly a pattern that conforms to Jesus’ self-denial and cross-bearing. He teaches all of his churches to.

The Other Christs Imitating Jesus in Ancient Christian Ideologies of Martyrdom Candida R. Moss. This book uses the martyr's imitation of Jesus in the acts of the martyrs as a window into the history of ideas. Argues that the assimilation of the martyr to Christ goes further than the narrative contours and stylistic features of their deaths.

Get this from a library. Imitating Jesus: an inclusive approach to New Testament ethics. [Richard A Burridge] -- Burridge carefully and systematically traces that combination of rigorous ethical instruction and inclusive community through the letters of Paul and the four Gospels, treating specific ethical.

The closing words of the book express its central message well: ‘Whenever we are presented with a choice between being biblical and being inclusive, it is a false dichotomy – for to be truly biblical is to be inclusive in any community which wants to follow and imitate Jesus’ (p.

Imitating Jesus gave me a better understanding of true discipleship than I've ever had before. I finished the book a couple weeks ago and haven't stopped thinking about it. It has impacted my discussions and some of my decisions.

I bought six additional copies for friends. The book is barely more than pages, but it is gold. It's tough to be humble today, whether at home or in your community of relationships. Kendall wants you to understand that out of that meekness comes majesty and success.

In Imitating Christ he carefully explains answers to questions like: •What does it mean to. Get free shipping on Imitating Jesus An Inclusive Approach to New Testament Ethics ISBN from TextbookRush at a great price and get free shipping on orders over $35.

-1 Imitating God in Christ Jesus does not depend on literal cruci+xion, and the Corinthians are not failures if they are never shipwrecked like the apostle they have been instructed to imitate. So apparently Paul does not think that imitate means “copy pre-cisely in every instance” or.

Imitating Christ Peter's Epistles # by Dr. Robert D. Luginbill Spiritual Maturity is Necessary for Imitating Christ: Imitating Christ requires us to walk as Jesus walked. Imitating Christ cannot be achieved without spiritual maturity, and spiritual maturity in turn cannot be achieved without a deep understanding and persistent application of the virtues of scripture.

Imitating Christ - Ephesians Free Online Sermon Notes Mime Walk Here at Grace, we’ve been preaching through the book of Ephesians. The book can be conveniently divided right down the middle into two parts. The first three chapters speak extensively about our position in Christ.

The next three.