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20 Quotes

20 Quotes

20 Quotes | Bonhoeffer’s Life Together

Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together is one of my favorite books on Christian community. In Life Together, Bonhoeffer offers a helpful and realistic view of what God has given us in our relationships within the body of Christ. The first chapter gives a captivating and compelling description of Christian community. From there, Bonhoeffer moves into particular applications regarding a day in community, a day in solitude, ministry toward one another, and eating the Lord’s Supper together. I tried to mainly highlight…

20 Quotes | Corporate Worship

Corporate Worship: How the Church Gathers as God’s People by Matt Merker. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Publishing, 2021. Corporate Worship is a part of 9Marks Building Healthy Churches Series and is an excellent primer on the subject. Here are 20 Quotes that I found to be particularly helpful: There’s a connection between how a congregation understands itself to be a church, and the way it worships as a church. (24) Scripture teaches that there is a time “when you come together…

20 Quotes | Ortlund’s The Gospel

The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ (Crossway, 2014) by Ray Ortlund, Jr. is a fantastic little book. At Park City, we give copies out to people who are seeking formal membership at our church. We do this because we think Ray is absolutely right about the necessity of gospel-culture in our church community. We don’t simply want to affirm the gospel on paper, we want it to be evident in the beauty of our relationships. Here…

20 Quotes | Gentle and Lowly

Gentle and Lowly is a special book. It has helped many readers capture the essence of the heart of Christ. Here are some quotes that really stood out to me: The point in saying that Jesus is lowly is that he is accessible. For all his resplendent glory and dazzling holiness, his supreme uniqueness and otherness, no one in human history has ever been more approachable than Jesus Christ…You don’t need to unburden or collect yourself and then come to…

20 Quotes | The Master Plan of Evangelism

The Master Plan of Evangelism (Revell Publishing, 1986) by Dr. Robert Coleman is a classic text. Here are twenty quotes that I found particularly helpful: When His plan is reflected upon, the basic philosophy is so different from that of the modern church that its implications are nothing less than revolutionary. (19) Jesus devoted most of His remaining life on earth to these few disciples. He literally staked His whole ministry upon them. (27) Having called his men, Jesus made…