Visit the Sick: Ministering God's Grace in Times of Illness

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Ecumenical Relationships (¶¶ 431–442). .. .. .. . page 344 Chapter Four THE CONFERENCES I. When reinstated by vote of the clergy members in full connection, their membership in the conference and their credentials shall be restored, and they shall be authorized to perform all ministerial functions.72 ¶ 368. Effective evangelism is the spontaneous overflow of a healthy life. The proper and biblical title is "pastor" as Ephesians 4:11 states. He greets “Nympha and the ekklesia in her house” as well as the “ekklesia of the Laodicieans” (4:15-16).

Pages: 96

Publisher: Zondervan; Rev Upd edition (June 3, 2014)

ISBN: 0310517141

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