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Growing Old in Christ

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Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian life & practice,
  • Religious groups,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General,
  • Aging,
  • Religious life,
  • Religion,
  • Older Christians,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Aging - General,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christian Theology - Feminine,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStanley Hauerwas (Editor), Carol Bailey Stoneking (Editor), Keith G. Meador (Editor), David Cloutier (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7904067M
    ISBN 100802846076
    ISBN 109780802846075
    OCLC/WorldCa51738029

    Thus, this book, The Joy of Growing Old in Christ, has come into being. He maintains that growing old can be a joyful experience for every Christian who will accept it with a willing mind. He writes of the joy that comes from being in Christ; the joy of a married couple as they grow old together; of continuing to grow in knowledge of God's word. Other young adults rest on the merits of their parents' faith without ever experiencing their own relationship with Jesus Christ. In this book, the authors seek to help teenagers who have grown up in Christian homes by reminding them of the blessings of growing up in a Christian home, warning them of some of the dangers they face, providing.

    Growing in Christ: Parents & Twos Age 2, parent. In a Parents & Twos classroom, children learn about Jesus and experience God’s love, and at the same time their parents learn how to incorporate Sunday School and daily faith-building activities into their family’s routine. This curriculum lasts for one year. Get this from a library! Tomorrow is growing old: stories of the Quakers in Alaska. [Arthur O Roberts] -- Historical account of Quaker missionary efforts in Alaska, from to

    Now, he wants to offer hard-earned advice for growing old gracefully. Nearing Home: Life, Faith and Finishing Well will hit bookstands on October In this narrative, Mr. Graham will take readers along on his story of growing older—and growing closer to Christ.   Growing Old in Godly Style. Philemon Sermon by Rick Crandall. McClendon Baptist Church Senior Adults - Feb. 16, *Phil says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Aren’t you glad it doesn’t say, “I can do all things through Christ -- ‘til I hit ”.


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Growing Old in Christ presents the first serious theological reflection ever on what it means to grow old, particularly in our culture and particularly as a Christian. In a full-orbed discussion of the subject, eighteen first-rate Christian thinkers survey biblical and historical perspectives on aging, look at aging in the modern world, and Cited by: 3.

"Growing Old in Christ" helps Christians think about aging, by presenting eighteen essays on a variety of topics related to aging and : Margaret Terpenning. The thrust of this reflection from Ecclesiastes on growing old is that meaning in life is fulfilled in our God-given purpose, and our purpose is only fulfilled when we take advantage of our God-given portion in Christ, God’s promised Savior.

While this portion may seem less fair for some than for others, life’s meaning will be consummated. Growing Old in Christ presents the first serious theological reflection ever on what it means to grow old, particularly in our culture and particularly as a Christian.

In a full-orbed discussion of the subject, eighteen first-rate Christian thinkers survey biblical and historical perspectives on aging, look at aging in the modern world, and. Growing Old in Christ book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the hallmarks of contemporary culture is its attitude t /5.

Growing in Christ book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Growing in Christ: A Week Course for New and Growing Christians” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving This is a great study guide for taking believers, new and old, topically through the Bible.

It sends them to the source /5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Christian practice of growing old: the witness of scripture / Richard B. Hays and Judith C. Hays --Special gift and special burden: views of old age in the Early Church / Rowan A.

Greer --Christian practice of growing old in the Middle Ages / David Aers --Modernity: the social construction of. Growing Young goes far beyond the average book. It not only champions the best practices of growing churches everywhere, it also digs deep into the core issues that are crucial for making a forever impact in the heart and soul of young people.

This book is a must-read for any leader or team who is investing in the future faith of the next Cited by: 1. Growing Old in Christ presents the first serious theological reflection ever on what it means to grow old, particularly in our culture and particularly as a Christian.

In a full-orbed discussion of the subject, eighteen first-rate Christian thinkers survey biblical and historical perspectives on aging, look at aging in the modern world, and Pages:   So growing old to the glory of God means using whatever strength and eyesight and hearing and mobility and resources we have left to treasure Christ and in that joy to and serve people—that is seek to bring them with us into the everlasting enjoyment of Christ.

Growing Old in Christ Editors: Stanley Hauerwas, Carole Bailey Stoneking, Keith G. Meador, & David Cloutier (Grand Rapids: Wm. Eerdmans Publishing Co., ). During the 20th century, life expectancy in the United States moved from 47 to 77 years, which dramatically increased the number of older Americans.

God certainly understands growing older and he provides!. 1) Isaiah “Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, which are borne by me from the belly, which are carried from the womb: And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.”.

That is not the way I want to grow old. I want to be like the aging man in Psalm We know he is getting old because he prays; “Even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me” (v.

18). “Do not cast me off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength is spent” (v. Growing In Christ; Growing In Christ.

More Views. Growing In Christ. $ Buy 10 for $ each and save 11 % Buy for $ each and save 21 % Designed for new believers or those who simply want a quick refresher course, these 10 short Scriptural lessons explore the basic principles of faith in Jesus.

Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises.

Central throughout is a call to cherish the blessing of aging as a natural part of life that is active, productive, and deeply rewarding.

Perhaps the most important dimension revealed lies in the Pages: Bible Verses About Growing Old Bible verses related to Growing Old from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order.

Proverbs - The hoary head [is] a crown of glory, [if] it be found in the way of righteousness. God still has great plans for you.

Overview. Nine inductive Bible studies reveal how God can effectively and powerfully use Christians who have grown wiser with the passing years. Top 10 books about growing old. for the presidency of the Old Boys’ Association brings out all the decades-old enmities held by these rather sad old men, in this funny if grim book.

Yet old. And as I think of growing old and last days, I recall the Ash Wednesday injunction: “Remember man, thou art dust and unto dust thou shall return“.

The Latin motto, “ Memento Mori ” (remember that you have to die) was important in Medieval times for those pursuing. The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel. I don’t like his chapter on psychology, but the rest of the book is a solid presentation of the evidence for the faith.

Use it in your witness. Evidence That Demands a Verdict, Josh McDowell. Wealth of information on the resurrection. Growing Old in Christ presents the first serious theological reflection ever on what it means to grow old, particularly in our culture and particularly as a Christian.

In a full-orbed discussion of the subject, eighteen first-rate Christian thinkers survey biblical and historical perspectives on aging, look at aging in the modern world, and /5(15). This perennial best-selling discipleship tool contains the classic Bible studies Lessons on Assurance and Lessons on Christian Living in one package—13 lessons in all!

These Navigator Bible studies are a great leader’s resource to explain the fundamentals of the Christian life. An ideal gift for a new believer or someone who has an interest in : GROW IN CHRIST 1 V. THE WORD —Immanuel Kant “I believe that the existence of the Bible is the greatest benefit to the human race.

And any attempt to belittle it, I Believe, is a crime against humanity.”File Size: 1MB.