Janet Benge Geoff Benge
- Title: Count Zinzendorf: Firstfruit
- Author: Janet Benge Geoff Benge
- ISBN: 9781576582626
- Page: 219
- Format: Paperback
Count Zinzendorf opened his estate to persecuted Moravian Christians, and under his leadership this vibrant community launched the modern missions movement Beginning at Herrnhut and traveling as far as Africa, America, and Russia, the bold believers of the Moravian Church planted seeds that continue to bear fruit even today.
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When we lived in northeast Ohio many years ago, we had several occasions to visit the area around New Philadelphia, Uhrichsville, Dover, Schoenbrunn, Tuscarawas, and Gnadenhutten where there was a lot of Moravian Church history and the Moravian Church is still fairly strong. As a minister, I have always been interested in religious history. Though descended from the followers of early reformer Jan Hus and based upon the principles which he taught, the modern Moravian Church is primarily the resu [...]
Concerning the repeated focus and goal of dismissing all differences and becoming one unified "church" pg 41, 119pg 83 "IN more places they visited, they were forbidden from preaching directly to the congregation. Instead they gathered together small groups of like-minded Christians and told them about Herrnhut and all God was doing among them. They then encouraged the people to put aside their differences and act as one united church."pg 113 "We worship the same God, and we understand each othe [...]
Nice account of a man of God, who bridged many social divides and dismissed many conventions to reach the list and unite divided believers. Easy to read.
Nicholas Ludwig von Zinzendorf, a pietist nobleman in Saxony followed God's call to become a preacher, hymn writer, and patron to the persecuted Moravians. He was also a missionary who had the vision and inspired many to take the gospel around the world. Speaking to missionaries, Ludwig said, "The missionary must seek nothing for himselfeach of you must wear blinkers that blind you to every danger and to every snare and conceit. You must be content to suffer, to die, and be forgotten." Many did [...]
Children's book about a great man of the faith and some of the things he experienced. I thought it was a good review of his life; succinct, easy to read, reasonably factual (I assume), and well-written. Naturally, it was interesting too.
An easy read, loaded with action and missionary adventure. Really an inspiring read. Would recommend it to home schoolers. Count Zinzendorf's legacy lives on in the recent upserge 24/7 prayer movements.
Very interesting read.
GoodNot my favorite book, but definitely a good one to read for anyone ten years or older!! You should definitely read it!
This book was both challenging and inspiring!
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