Encountering the Healing Power of God: A Study in the Sacred Actions of Worship

Encountering the Healing Power of God: A Study in the Sacred Actions of Worship

by Robert E. Webber
     
 

We are living in a time when worship has become a distinct priority for the Christian community. For years the church has emphasized evangelism, teaching, fellowship, missions, and service while neglecting the very source of its power—worship. Recently, however, many churches are experiencing a Spirit-led renewal in their understanding and practice of the

Overview


We are living in a time when worship has become a distinct priority for the Christian community. For years the church has emphasized evangelism, teaching, fellowship, missions, and service while neglecting the very source of its power—worship. Recently, however, many churches are experiencing a Spirit-led renewal in their understanding and practice of the praise and worship of God.
 
Encountering the Healing Power of God
, a course for small-group or individual study, consists of thirteen east-to-understand sessions. Part One, Sacred Actions Ordered by the Lord, offers two sessions on each of the "sacred actions" recognized as sacraments throughout the Christian church: baptism and the Lord's Supper. Part Two, Sacred Actions Commonly Accepted by the Church, explores confirmation, reconciliation, marriage, ordination, anointing, and Christian funerary practices. Part Three, Other Sacred Actions of Worship, studies foot washing and the "solemn assembly."
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565632745
Publisher:
Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
The Complete Library of Christian Worship
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.32(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Robert Webber, Th.D., (1933-2007) was recognized by pastors, denominational leaders, scholars and lay people as one of the foremost authorities on worship renewal. He conducted workshops for almost every major denomination in North America through the Institute in Worship Studies, which he founded in 1995. He authored over 40 books on worship and the Church, including The Complete Library of Christian Worship.

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