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Speaking the truth in love prophetic preaching to a broken world by J. Philip Wogaman

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Sermons.,
  • Preaching.,
  • Christian sociology -- Sermons.,
  • Sermons, American.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209).

StatementJ. Philip Wogaman.
GenreSermons.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV4235.S6 W64 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL359220M
ISBN 100664257747
LC Control Number98019219

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The premise of this book is to be assertive and to be truthful with one another in all your dealings. It is based on the verse from Ephesians, "Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ."/5. Speaking Truth in Love is a blueprint for communication that strengthens community in Christ. The principles outlined in this pivotal work are specific to counseling, yet extend You probably sp words a day, give or take, and each one influences those who listen/5. The reader begins by taking an “Assertiveness Inventory” to determine when and where he or she is likely to be passive, aggressive, or assertive. The outcome can guide the reader to areas in his or her relationships where this book can be most beneficial. What Readers Are Saying about Speaking the Truth in .   So it is biblical to share hard truths with others “in love,” in the manner that the phrase is commonly used. Looking at the context of Ephesians , however, gives us deeper insight on what it means to “speak the truth in love.” In the verses prior to the command to speak the truth in love, Paul writes about unity in the body of.

  Speaking the Truth in Love Compelling Commentary on Christian Belief and Behavior Providing compelling commentary on Christian belief and behavior, Fr. Tom Hopko has joined the growing podcast family of Ancient Faith Radio. Also want to check out his other podcast on Ancient Faith Radio called The Names of Jesus. Start date: February Ephesians New International Version (NIV). 15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. The importance of trust and speaking prophetic truth in love. In his book Speaking Truth in Love, Philip Wogaman tells about Ernest Freemont Tittle, one of the great prophetic preachers of the mid-twentieth century, who held a number of fairly radical views that were not broadly shared by his congregation at First Methodist Church in Evanston.   For much of my Christian life I have had a one-sided view of “speaking the truth in love” (Ephesians ). I assumed that the verse meant only that when hard news or rebuke needed to be brought, it should be done with tenderness and sensitivity.

A list and explanation of the verses pertaining to Jesus being declared the Son of God. We touch on the confessions of Peter and Jesus, with the 3 testimonies of God.   Speaking the Truth in Love Compelling Commentary on Christian Belief and Behavior Subscribe. The Book of Acts. and in the book of Acts. If we were speaking in modern jargon, we might even say, in the language at least of studies when I was a younger fellow, that the Acts of the Apostles, and generally Luke—and generally Matthew. Welcome to Speaking Truth In Love where we offer free biblical counseling resources to those seeking relief from their burdens. Please take a look around, let us know how we can help, and subscribe to our e-mail list to get weekly updates on new content.   "Speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ" (Ephesians ). There is an unloving way to speak the truth. That kind of truth-speaking we should repudiate.