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The disinterested benevolence of gospel ministers, in promoting steadfastness in their people.

Haven, Samuel

The disinterested benevolence of gospel ministers, in promoting steadfastness in their people.

An occasional discourse, delivered soon after the ordination of the Rev. Timothy Alden, Jun. A.M. as colleague with the aged Pastor of the South Church in Portsmouth, N.H.

by Haven, Samuel

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Published by printed at the United States" Oracle-office by Charles Peirce. in Portsmouth, New-Hampshire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alden, Timothy, -- 1771-1839.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Samuel Haven, D.D. Senior Pastor.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37597.
    ContributionsTompson, John, 1740-1828., Buckminster, Joseph, 1751-1812., South Parish (Portsmouth, N.H.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14576718M


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The disinterested benevolence of gospel ministers, in promoting steadfastness in their people: an occasional discourse, delivered soon after the ordination of the Rev. Timothy Alden, Jun. A.M. as colleague with the aged Pastor of the South Church in Portsmouth, N.H.

The disinterested benevolence of gospel ministers, in promoting steadfastness in their people.: an occasional discourse, delivered soon after the ordination of the Rev.

Timothy Alden, Jun. A.M. as colleague with the aged Pastor of the South Church in Portsmouth, N.H. According to the principle of disinterested benevolence, Niles argued, “you and I shall perfectly unite in our regard for your interest and for mine.

and cry aloud, and show the people their sins.” Of these sins, (Boston, ); and Samuel Haven, Disinterested Benevolence of Gospel Ministers, in Promoting Steadfastness in their Cited by: I answer, it is founded in this fundamental mistake, that ministers, and ministers alone, are expected to serve God and men from motives of disinterested benevolenceThat ministers are bound to do all they can to glorify God and save the souls of men, whether they receive any earthly compensation or not, I admit and fully maintain.

Here let me be understood. By disinterested benevolence I do not mean, that the mind feels no interest in it; but I mean the direct opposite of this--that the mind does take the deepest, nay, a supreme interest, in promoting the good of being, for its own sake in promoting steadfastness in their people.

book on its own account. benevolence I do not mean, that a person who is disinterested feels no interest in his object of pursuit, but that he seeks the happiness of others for its own sake, and not for the sake of its reaction on himself, in promoting his own happiness.

He chooses to. He showed His sympathy for them, ministered to their needs, and won their confidence. Then He bade them, ‘Follow Me’” (The Ministry of Healing, p. “We’re told that the hygienic [plant-based] restaurant was designed by God to reach people with the gospel,” Lance said.

He showed His sympathy for them, ministered to their needs, and won their confidence. Then He bade them, ‘Follow Me’” (The Ministry of Healing, p. “We’re told that the hygienic [plant-based] restaurant was designed by God to reach people with the gospel,” Lance said. Established inbased on the lost Book of Mormon and believed in the second coming of Christ.

Also believed Natives were linked to the lost tribes of Israel. They moved around a lot because other religions saw them as a threat, but established a town called Nauvoo in Illinois, then built a settlement in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ministers» Their people are bound, to» Follow their holy example. Ministers» Are bound, to» Build up the church Steadfastness» Ministers» Should pray for, in their people.

So also the Lord directed those who proclaim the gospel to get their living from the gospel. Galatians   Ellen White, Manuscript Releases, Vol Washington, D.C.: Ellen G. White Estate,p. (Aug ).When this was edited and published in The Signs of the Times, Mathe first sentence of the article "Sufficiency in Christ" was worded, "Christ would never have given his life for the human race if He had not had confidence in the souls for whom He died.".

As criticizing other people’s religion has become more acceptable in our culture, hostile critics of Christianity are stepping up their attacks against Jesus, with some radical popular skeptics denying even His existence. Of course, denying His in promoting steadfastness in their people.

book, or even the main elements of His ministry, is historically implausible. We have more accounts about Jesus, from within living memory of. As ministering brothers or sisters, we participate in quarterly ministering interviews, where we talk with our leaders about our efforts and specific strengths and needs of the people to whom we minister.

Ministering efforts can take many forms. Where possible, ministering brothers and sisters visit members in their. By disinterested benevolence is intended the willing of the highest good of being in general, for its own sake--that every good is to be regarded, willed, and treated, according to its relative value, so far as we are able to understand its value.

What an infinite blessing a true and faithful minister is to a people. From what has been said, it is plain, that as a general truth, the minister has it within his power, not only to secure his own salvation, but also the salvation of those that hear him.

What a blessing, then, to any people to have a faithful minister. That he was disinterested in his desire--entirely for God's glory and the people's good--that he might succeed in the great work of emancipating God's people, and glorifying his name by their establishment in the land of Canaan.

A sense of his responsibility, of the necessities of the people. James Hervey () is listed here because his book Theron And Aspasio was the center of a controversy in Calvinism over whether ministers should continue to use repentance and submission to God as means of grace.

Robert Sandeman (see below) wrote a critique of the book in his Letters On Theron And Aspasio ridiculing New Light Calvinists for looking for evidence of regeneration, saying if.

Continuation of Notes on 2 Corinthians () We should act feeling that we are in the immediate presence of God, and so as to meet his acceptance and approbation, whether we remain on earth, or whether we are removed to eternity, 2 Corinthians The prospect of being with him, and the consciousness that his eye is fixed upon us, should make us diligent, humble, and laborious.

It is easy to show, from the Bible, that the gospel requires disinterested benevolence, or love to God and love to man, the same as the law. The first passage I shall quote is this, "Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness." What does that mean. Joy and salvation by Christ; his arm displayed in the Protestant cause.

A sermon preached in the South Parish in Portsmouth; occasioned by the remarkable success of His Majesty's arms in the late war, and by the happy peace of Now where then [there] is perfect benevolence of heart, no power that is under the control of the will can be used in any other than a benevolent manner.

When the heart is in the attitude of supreme, disinterested benevolence, the tongue is used and cannot. Testimonies to Ministers and Gospel Workers,“To the heart of Christ the very presence of trouble was a call for help.

The poor, the sick, the desolate, the outcasts, the discouraged, the desponding, found in Him a compassionate Saviour, a Mighty Healer. Edwards is reformed but makes a distinction between natural and moral ability (not they cannot accept gospel, but will not), which leads to emphasis on immediate repentance, emphasizes pure church piety (only believers membership and Lord's supper, no halfway covenant or grandfather's new methods), and disinterested benevolence (truly converted.

Next, look at the reasonableness and utility of benevolence. Benevolence is good will. Benevolence to God, is preferring his happiness and glory to all created good.

Benevolence to men, is the exercise of the same regard to, and desire for their happiness, as we have for our own. The gospel shows what God is. If he were selfish, he would not take such pains to save those whom he might, with perfect ease, crush to hell.

Nothing is so calculated to make selfish persons ashamed of their selfishness, as to see disinterested benevolence in others. Hence the wicked are always trying to appear disinterested. Protestantism in America: A Narrative History by Jerald C. Brauer Chapter 9: New Life in the Spirit.

It was an overcast day in August,when several young men students at Williams College in Massachusetts set out to find a secluded spot for meditation and prayer. One of the important motivations for many missionaries was actually a theological idea, the doctrine of disinterested benevolence. This idea was developed by Samuel Hopkins, the staunchly orthodox minister in Newport, Rhode Island.

The race this new generation is called to run will include several unavoidable challenges that will demand the highest level of biblical fidelity and theological courage, matched to keen cultural sensitivity and a deep love for human beings caught in the maelstrom of late modernity.

A favored statement of preachers of the so-called prosperity gospel, Luke can only be read to support the claims of the prosperity preachers if it is completely severed from its present literary context, for the “many times more” in the context of Luke’s Gospel signifies participation in the new family, oriented around Jesus.

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Love has been divided into benevolence, beneficence, and complacence. This division may at first appear inconsistent with the simplicity which has been ascribed to love. Benevolence is the disposition to do good to an object, and beneficence is the conferring of that good. The latter is not properly love, but the effect or manifestation of it.

Coupling "disinterested" with "benevolence", we get the uniquely 19th century expression-- commonly used by Finney and others of his day-- "disinterested benevolence".

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His Only Begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have Everlasting Life" (John ). Disinterested Benevolence: "By disinterested benevolence I do not mean, that a person who is disinterested feels no interest in his object of pursuit, but that he seeks the happiness of others for its own sake, and not for the sake of its reaction on himself, in promoting his own happiness.

He chooses to do good because he rejoices in the. In the s and s, Puritans began noting signs of moral decline in New England, and ministers began preaching jeremiads calling people to account for their sins.

The most popular jeremiad, Michael Wigglesworth 's " The Day of Doom ", became the first best seller in America. InMassachusetts' colonial charter was revoked.

"Gospel Justification is not the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ. Under the gospel, sinners are not justified by having the obedience of Jesus Christ set down to their account, as if He had obeyed the law for them, or in their stead.

It is not an uncommon mistake to suppose that when sinners are justified under the gospel they are. Church and ministry leadership resources to better equip, train and provide ideas for today's church and ministry leaders, like you. visit section now Resources For the Faith Seeker.

Summary. The year marks the th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade by the British Parliament. The campaign for abolition was spearheaded by devout Christians, and it stands to this day as perhaps the finest political achievement of what would now be called faith-based activism.

Isaiah Upon the minister of the word, the missionary nurse, the Christian physician, the individual Christian, whether he be merchant or farmer, professional man or mechanic—the responsibility rests upon all. It is our work to reveal to men the gospel of their salvation. Every enterprise in which we engage should be a means to this end.

This group of theologians envisioned virtue and sin in terms of disinterested benevolence and self-love rather than in the legal terms used in orthodox Calvinism’s federal theology. This led the New England Theologians to reject the doctrine of the imputation of Adam’s sin and to embrace the moral government theory of the atonement.

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Angels are ever engaged in working for the happiness of others. This is their joy. That which selfish hearts would consider humiliating service, ministering to those who are wretched and in every way inferior in character and rank, is the work of the pure, sinless angels in the royal courts of heaven.It was the true gospel.

The whole gospel. The saving gospel. It was the good news that declares “Repent and believe and you will be saved.” The pastor’s ministry is a ministry that is all about the gospel. The pastor’s ministry is a pure ministry.

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