Clouds of witnesses Christian voices from Africa and Asia by Mark A. Noll

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Published by IVP Books in Downers Grove, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Christian biography,
  • Church history

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In seventeen narratives Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom introduce Christian leaders in Africa and Asia who had tenacious faith in the midst of deprivation, suffering and conflict. Spanning a century, from the 1880s to the 1980s, their stories demonstrate the vitality of the Christian faith in a diversity of contexts.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom
ContributionsNystrom, Carolyn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1720.3 .N65 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24893107M
ISBN 109780830838349
LC Control Number2010040603
OCLC/WorldCa666492831

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Answer: Hebrews says, “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.” Here the writer to the Hebrews exhorts all who profess faith in Jesus Christ, the “author and perfecter of our.

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses. —Hebrews Do you see the word “cloud” in the verse above.

It is taken from the Greek word describes clouds — just like the clouds you see in the most people read this verse, they imagine big, fluffy white clouds with Old Testament saints scattered mystically throughout the.

The Cloud of Witnesses. Our ladies are doing a book study and the other day the book stated that the great cloud of witnesses were watching us. I disagreed. The believers of the past that have died don't watch us --just inspire us to stand firm in our faith, right. I need scripture references if anyone other than God watches us from heaven.

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The author of Hebrews encourages believing Jews to endure the adversity and persecution of the future seven-year Tribulation. The “great cloud of witnesses,” not our loved ones watching us from heaven, is actually the saints listed in chapter They testify to God’s faithfulness, that He will see them through all the vicissitudes of life.

(1) Wherefore seeing we also are compassed aboutRather, Therefore let us also--since we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses--having put away all encumbrance and the sin run with patient endurance the race that is set before us, looking, &c.

(In so difficult a verse as this we need an exactness of translation which might not otherwise be desirable.). created this new resource entitled A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A Calendar of Commemorations. This resource recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to our understanding of our calling as the Body of Christ within the complexities of the twenty-first-century world without making a statement one way or another on their sanctity.

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the “great cloud of witnesses” referred to those ancestors considered to be pillars of the faith. But it’s more than an exercise of simple remembrance.

The author wants us to gain inspiration and strength for our own journey of life and faith by reflecting on the examples of how our predecessors lived their Size: KB.

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His brother will not help in the investigation and Lady Mary is "in a state of collapse."/5. Hebrews New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Example of Jesus. 12 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, [] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us.

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Revelation And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle Psalm Clouds and darkness are round about him: righteousness and judgment are the habitation of his throne.

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THE CLOUD OF WITNESSES. Criswell. Hebrews p.m. Now will you turn with me in the Word of God to Hebrews, chapter the eleventh chapter of the Book of Hebrews. We begin reading at the thirty-second verse and read through the first verse of the twelfth chapter.

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