Resurrected Living
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Posts Tagged ‘Stone-Campbell Movement

The Importance of Mystery

January 8, 2016

“What we have fully explored and comprehended, wearies us by familiarity, and loses its attractive charm. But mystery awakens curiosity; engages attention; excites inquiry; gives activity to thought and zest to enjoyment. How just, then, that the most important things should be the most mysterious! How proper that we should be thus led to dwell […]

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 […]

Cordell Christian College

May 28, 2013

Although many people may not be familiar with the history of Cordell Christian College it has an interesting one. It was founded in 1907 by three businessmen, J. C. Harrel, G. A. W. Fleming, and W. D. Hockaday. The school went through several name changes. It began as Cordell Christian College, but was renamed Western […]

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 […]

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 […]