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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Such good deposit of fundamental teachings on practical Christian living forms a sure foundation on which to build. He is also a student at Southeastern Seminary working on a doctorate, if I am not mistakenand, from what I have been able to pick up, has a pretty good command of New Testament Greek. He will lose out on the riches of God. Aron added it Mar 16, At the same time, I find his hermeneutics, at times, to be a bit rigid, tending to discount differences of cultural and historical context in his application of biblical teachings drawn from specific situations reported in the New Testament.
It is my understanding, as well, that the teaching and influence of Nee have been significant elements underlying the massive growth of the house church movement in China. I look forward to reading more, David, and I really have enjoyed stumbling upon Alan’s blog recently.
What is more important are the watchmaj. Fred J Reynolds rated it really liked it Dec 28, Brendan rated it really liked it Jul 06, No trivia or quizzes yet. Richard Novak added it Mar 29, One of my dreams after journeyman service in Scotland from – 87 was to come back to Europe and help foster relationships with some European Baptist Union.
I think the following quotes represent how such an idea is specifically applicable to Landmarkers John Simona marked it as to-read Oct 08, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Marty is currently reading it Feb 17, Peter was a living stone, for this is the meaning of his name. Fre rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Account Options Sign in.
Watchman Nee was a Chinese Christian teacher whose numerous works have been widely translated into many languages. To me, the best part of my blog is the interaction with other brothers and sisters in Christ. Common terms and phrases A. These messages on practical Christian living have now been translated from the Chinese language and will be published in a series of six books.
I just don’t see it mandated in the New Testament ; the practice of “closed communion” based upon the New Testament church context of all or practically all believers having been baptized by immersion as believers; and reading into the New Testament “city-church,” i. If so, how do overcome that “default” I find here, which is: So he returned to China from Hong Kong in Landmarkism not about democratic church government.
I am an unashamed Landmark Southern Baptist pastor, but none of the things you mentioned are tenets of Landmarkism. Knowing what would be waiting for him back home, he nonetheless felt strongly his responsibility toward God and His Church.
If there are not stones built on other stones, it is not a good sign, for it expresses the idea of ruin. Takeecha marked it as to-read Aug 31, Pamela L Hendershot rated it really liked it Oct 07, Guy, Once I get the time, I would like to do a more thorough study of Nee and Lee’s ecclesiology, and how it relates to the current house church movement a la Wolfgang Simson, et al.
I’ll need to go back and read it again. Stephen Kaung added it Jan 05, James rated it really liked it Jan 05, Damson rated it it was amazing Jan 07, Daniel Norlin marked it as to-read Jun 25, If I understand Simson correctly and I have heard him personally on several occasionsthe house church model he espouses pretty much rises or falls on a corresponding city-church, that seems to me to be quite close to what both Nee and Lee taught.
That appears to be quite a bit of information to wade through, especially for someone who is such a novice to the “Local Church,” “Living Stream Ministries,” etc.
Open Preview See a Problem? That is why there should be a conviction in our hearts that we must be in the church. As individuals, though, we are not so. Are you finding the same barriers where you are?
Assembling Together – Watchman Nee – Google Books
Jacques marked it as to-read Nov 25, Howell, who are a great oppenent of J. Nee attended no theological schools or Bible institutes.
Henry Alvarado marked it as to-read Feb 21, During his 30 years of ministry, beginning togetheerNee traveled throughout China planting churches among the rural communities and holding Christian conferences and trainings in Shanghai. Can one believer alone be a house? In the past God dwelt in a magnificent house, the temple of Solomon.
By putting these living stones together, God gets His temple. I was introduced to Nee’s writing back in my college years and through the years have found myself going back over and again to his Spirit-led insights.