The furtherance of the Gospel
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The furtherance of the Gospel illustrated in a sermon preached in the North Parish of Wilbraham, February 11, 1794, on occasion of the dismission of the Rev. Joseph Willard, from his pastoral relation to the church and society in that place.

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Published by by James R. Hutchins, for a church and society in Wilbraham. in Printed at Springfield, Massachusetts .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Willard, Joseph, -- 1761-1827.,
  • North Parish (Wilbraham, Mass.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Joseph Lathrop, D.D. Pastor of the First Church in West-Springfield.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 27199.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination20 p.
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14569132M

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OCLC Number: Description: pages 19 cm: Contents: Pt. 1: The reason of missions --The Bible and missions --God and the human race --Christ and human need --Pt. 2: The conduct of missions --The support of missions --The administration of missions --The work of missions --Pt. 3: The message and method of missions --The unchanging message --The changing conditions --Adjusting methods. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, Ralph Westwood, Furtherance of the gospel. London, New York, Oxford University Press, Despite being in prison chains for the sake of the gospel, Paul implored the brethren not to be discouraged, noting that his current distress had actually “turned out to the furtherance of the gospel” (v 12). More than 25 years ago, I heard Guy Woods’ overview of this book. Philippians , ESV: "I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel," Philippians , KJV: "But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel;".

Have fallen out rather to the furtherance, than, as you feared, the hinderance, of the gospel. People's Bible Notes for Philippians Php I would ye should understand. No doubt the Philippians grieved greatly that he was a prisoner, but he assures them that all things have turned to the furtherance of the gospel. Geneva Study Bible {4} But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel; (4) He prevents the offence that might come by his persecution, by which different ones took occasion to disgrace his apostleship. Nothing could have appeared to be a more fatal blow to the progress of the gospel; but St. Paul assures them that "rather" (i.e., on the contrary) all these things tended to its furtherance. He had intended to see Rome (Acts ; Romans ), since his work in Greece and Asia was now over. "But I would ye should understand, brethren, that the things which happened unto me have fallen out rather unto the furtherance of the gospel" (Philippians ).

Philippians says, “For your fellowship unto the furtherance of the gospel from the first day until now.” Paul opens this book with his prayer in which he joyfully thanks the Lord that the Philippians are in the fellowship unto the furtherance of the gospel. Here . Moreover, the Lord went to Jericho, an accursed city, to deliver the gospel not to the house of a gentleman but to the house of a tax collector who was also a cheater and extortionist (Luke ). Therefore, when we send out invitations asking people to come and hear the gospel, strictly speaking, we are not acting according to the biblical.   Joy in the Furtherance of the Gospel Book of Philippians Chapter The Church at Philippi had been established by the Apostle Paul on his second missionary journey and it was the first Christian church established in Europe. Baptist Friends agree on the truth of God and have a passion to obey the Lord Jesus in the work of world evangelism. Laboring together as loyal friends getting the truth of the gospel to lost people is our calling. This book sets forth our mission “unto the furtherance of the gospel.”.