Spiritual, Ethical and Pastoral Aspects of Death and

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But when we have tasted its reality it will mean to us birth, deliverance, a new creation of ourselves. Since these officers perform their duties on every Sabbath day of the year, what more appropriate time could there be for their election than at the Sabbath service when a large attendance of members is present? Such nomenclature used to be applied to Extreme Unction as a sacrament suitable only to the dying. Wenger has caved in to societal pressure. Throughout the last 2000 years Christians have frequently held minority views on human sexuality.

Pages: 277

Publisher: Baywood Pub Co (April 1992)

ISBN: 0895031000

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