The Cape Town Commitment, A Confession of Faith and a Call to Action

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ISBN-13: 9781598568424
Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/11/2011
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 1,020,976
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Christopher Wright is the Principal of All Nations Christian College, in Ware, United Kingdom. He taught for five years in the Union Biblical Seminary in India. He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University and is ordained in the Church of England. He is the author of An Eye for an Eye, God's People in God's Land, Knowing Jesus through the Old Testament, and Walking in the Ways of the Lord.

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Preamble 6

Part I For the Lord we love: The Cape Town Confession of Faith 9

1 We love because God first loved us 9

2 We love the living God 10

3 We love God the Father 12

4 We love God the Son 13

5 We love God the Holy Spirit 15

6 We love God's Word 17

7 We love God's world 19

8 We love the gospel of God 23

9 We love the people of God 25

10 We love the mission of God 27

For reflection 30

Part II For the world we serve: The Cape Town Call to Action 33

Introduction 33

IIA Bearing witness to the truth of Christ in a pluralistic, globalized world 33

IIB Building the peace of Christ in our divided and broken world 39

IIC Living the love of Christ among people of other faiths 46

IID Discerning the will of Christ for world evangelization 52

IIE Calling the Church of Christ back to humility, integrity and simplicity 58

IIF Partnering in the body of Christ for unity in mission 65

Conclusion 70

For reflection 72

Congress Closing Address 75

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