We Have Seen His Glory: A Vision of Kingdom Worship (Google eBook)

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Feb 21, 2010 - Religion - 166 pages
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We Have Seen His Glory asks and answers the question of what worship would and should look like in light of the eschatological future, of kingdom come. Ben Witherington here contends that it cannot be a matter of merely continuing ancient practices. Instead, it must also be a matter of preparation for worship in the Kingdom of God when it comes on earth. / I am convinced that one of the great problems to having a more reflective and more Christian approach to worship is that even many of our ministers and worship leaders have very little understanding of what the New Testament actually says about worship, what it is meant to be, what it entails, and what we ought to do. In this study I hope to remedy some of that problem and tease some minds into active thought about what worship should look like if we really believe that God s Kingdom is coming. . . . It is time for us to explore a more Biblical and Kingdom-oriented vision of worship. / Ben Witherington, from the prelude
  

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Parts were excellent, especially where he focused on worship in the early church and oral tradition and rhetoric. Other parts were atrocious, particularly where he hinted at women being allowed to serve as ordaimed clergy. But Witherington is a Methodist... Read full review

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We Have Seen His Glory The Day Is Coming and Now Is
1
Glorifying the Creator and Redeemer Revelation 45
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Worship as Sabbatical
28
The Legacy of Judaism
45
Glorifying God in a Bolder Way
62
Illuminating the Good News
86
Work and Worship Labors of Love?
131
Doxology The End and Aim of All Things
145
Bibliography
164
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Ben Witherington is Amos Professor of New Testament for Doctoral Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and on the doctoral faculty at St. Andrews University in Scotland. A prolific writer, he has twice won the Christianity Today best Biblical Studies book-of-the-year award.

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