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June 1985

 

Editorial: Wise rule in the church

 

Editorial: How good must it get?

 

Editorial: The nature of Christ

Discussion of Christ's human nature has gone on for nearly two thousand years, and continues among Seventh-day Adventist scholars. Perhaps we will never fully understand Christ, but we can accept His gift of life.

 

Recommended Reading

Monthly book reviews by various authors

 

The joy of friendship

We often hear it said that a pastor's wife cannot have close friends. But is it possible that there are other women like the author who need a kindred spirit to help them through life's hard times?

 

What human nature did Jesus take? Fallen

What backgrounds do the early church councils provide for our current debate on the nature of Christ? What do the key New Testament passages indicate about the kind of human nature He took? Why did He take human nature, and what does this reveal about the kind He took?

 

What human nature did Jesus take? Unfallen

What Greek terms underlie the key words and phrases in the discussion? What was Christ's primary mission? What limits does His primary mission impose on the human nature He took in the Incarnation?

 

The minister and anger

A minister's position sets him up for many hurts that can lead to anger. Is it wrong to be angry, or is it all right to be angry just as long as you don't act angry? What is the best way to deal with feelings of anger, and what should you do if you ' 'lose your cool' ' in front of the congregation?

 

Planned giving versus project giving

When you need funds to keep the church running, is it better to make special appeals or to rely on regular planned giving to fulfill the needs?

 

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