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What's the Church? probably extra importantly, what's it intended to be? How did its earliest participants comprehend this physique of which they'd develop into a part?This is a textbook selection of fifteen essays through a global workforce of latest testomony specialists. The

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Matthew makes the same point. 10). nf) . I n thi s way Matthew show s himsel f i n fac t ver y Pauline : th e tw o o f the m ar e th e partnership which has sponsored the two-tier ethi c which has dominated the Church ever since - perfectio n for the 'religious', realism for the rest. 13). 12) . Pau l fel t h e coul d hol d hi s ow n whe n i t cam e t o tongue s 9 Religious movement s wit h hig h aspiration s are boun d t o mee t thi s tension ; th e higher th e aspirations , th e fewe r th e aspirants .

Wha t matters is to be in that circle, listening to Jesus and doing God's will: such people ar e Jesus' rea l famil y - hi s famil y accordin g t o th e flesh were outside. 46—50). Jesus' famil y came , an d the y waited politel y outside becaus e they 'wante d t o spea k t o him' ; the y neve r though t o f 'layin g hand s o n him', or doubting his sanity; Jesus' spiritual family includes all his disciples as well as his physical family. It is the same with Jesus' unhappy preaching at Nazareth.

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