Resurrected Living
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Archive for the ‘David Lipscomb’ Category

David Lipscomb’s Theology of the Kingdom

July 22, 2013

On November 13, 1862 David Lipscomb met with Tolbert Fanning, E. G. Sewell, R. B. Trimble and several other men to discuss how Christians should respond to the Civil War. What came out of that meeting was a letter written by Fanning but containing the beliefs of all the men present.(1) The letter was addressed to “his excellency […]

David Lipscomb on the Poor

April 24, 2013

David Lipscomb experienced poverty firsthand while living in the South following the Civil War. He believed it was the Christian’s duty to help the poor, sick, and suffering. For Lipscomb, caring for the poor and sick was not just the responsibility of the individual Christian, but it was a central part of the work of […]

Musings

April 6, 2013

Hope in the Resurrection Many Christians celebrated Easter last Sunday, but the Resurrection is something to be celebrated everyday. Here are two great posts that do just that. In Resurrection Games Trevor Cox writes, “Resurrection comes not to divide, but to unite. Resurrection is for all things, all people, all places. And it shows up […]

David Lipscomb on the Qualifications of Elders

March 11, 2013

The Holy Spirit has described the qualifications of elders in the first letter to Timothy and in that to Titus. None are perfect in their character. So none will have in perfection these qualifications laid down – that is, all will possess them in a human way. When the Holy Spirit requires qualifications, he specifies them as they […]

Speaking Truth to Power

November 2, 2012

Here are some political quotes by preachers and theologians that I have found helpful. Some of these quotes should be taken more serious than others, but there is an element of truth in all of them. “We are satisfied that voting does much more harm to the church than dancing does.” David Lipscomb “The effort […]

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