Commemoration Of The Apostles And Saints

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Christian calendar also allows for the memory of those special persons in the life of the church who were called to be instruments of the gospel. Paul speaks of all Christians as saints (Rom. 15:25), and throughout the history of the church, the lives and testimony of these people have been models for commitment, servanthood, and faith. Worship should not be ordered and organized around them, however, because worship celebrates God's saving deeds in Christ. But mention of them in prayer...


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