These Are My People Author:Harold S. Bender What is the Christian church? And what direction does its essential character give to its life and work? — The answer to these questions cannot be found by looking at contemporary Christianity, nor by a study of church history. It is to the New Testament that Harold S. Bender goes to find what Christ and the apostles said about the church. In ... more »God's Book is found the portrait of God's people.
The are the Conrad Grebel Lectures for the year 1960. From the words in the New Testament descriptive of the church, Dean Bender gets the titles for the five lectures: I. The People of God
II. The Body of Christ
III. The Holy Community
IV. Believers, Disciples, Saints
V. The Lord's Ministers.
Here is a significant contribution to the current discussion of ecclesiology. It is an important book for teachers, for preachers, and for every church member who wants to think through what his church membership means.« less