Laying a good foundation is essential for the full growth of a Christian as well as for the building up of the body of Christ. The apostle Paul exhorted young. Burdened with the need of a firm foundation for the Christian life, brother Watchman Nee gave a series of basic lessons on practical Christian living during the. Joining the Church; Laying on of Hands; Assembling Together; Various Meetings ; The Lord’s Day; Hymn Singing; Praise; Breaking of Bread.
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In April of he was seized and put in prison. Guy, Once I get the time, I would like to do a more thorough study of Nee and Lee’s ecclesiology, and how it relates to the current house church movement a la Wolfgang Simson, et al. His knowledge was acquired through studying the Bible and reading various Christian spiritual books.
While I am overcoming that through relating and time, it is the beginning point. I love the differences and thrive in the environment of finding the unity of Christ within our diversity.
Thank God, you are saved, you have trusted in the Lord Jesus, you are now a stone. Landmarkism not about democratic church government.
Love Each Stone: Alan Knox, Watchman Nee & “Assembling Together”
As individuals, though, we are not so. Nate Holdridge rated it liked it Aug 21, So he returned to China from Hong Kong in Account Options Sign in.
I read with interest today’s post on one of my own all-time favorites, Watchman Nee. He expressed the hope that these essential lessons might be faithfully learned by God’s people, thereby laying a good foundation for the building up of the Body of Christ.
Keep by the Holy Born inNee became a Christian at the age of seventeen and began writing the same year. He is a stone, but until he is related to other stones, he is useless. What use does one have if he remains alone? If I understand Simson correctly and I have heard him personally on several occasionsthe house church model he espouses pretty much rises or falls on a corresponding city-church, that seems to me to be quite close to what both Nee and Lee taught.
Knowing what would be watcyman for him back home, he nonetheless felt strongly his responsibility toward God and His Church. I am an unashamed Landmark Southern Baptist pastor, but none of the things you mentioned are tenets of Landmarkism.
I look forward to reading more, David, and I really have enjoyed stumbling upon Alan’s blog recently. Neal added it Apr 17, Peter was a living stone, for this is the meaning of his name.
Richard Novak added it Mar 29, I never thought of that! This is found in Ephesians 2.
The car can run only when the many parts are put together. It speaks of the desolation that comes after judgment when no stone is left standing on another stone. Regarding gender questions, there is much more to discuss, and many people have done so extensively in other places, but I think it is significant that Paul, in 1 Corinthians It was not till he was seventeen years of age that asesmbling was met by the Lord.
Assembling Together by Watchman Nee
James rated it really liked it Jan 05, Liz Kahle marked it as to-read Aug 31, Watchman Nee was a Chinese Christian teacher whose numerous works have been widely translated into many languages. Are you finding the same barriers where you are?
Through Miss Barber, Nee was introduced to many of the Christian writings which were to have a profound influence on him and his teachings. Burdened with the need of a firm foundation for the Christian life, brother Watchman Nee gave a series of basic lessons on practical Christian living during the training session for workers held in Kuling, Foochow, China in Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Through the mighty working of the Holy Spirit and the faithful ministry of this servant of God, this testimony spread over the vast land of China. I don’t remember that Nee did a “slam dunk” on convincing me of the biblical confirmation of what he proposes, though.