The Spiritual Tradition Of The Church

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Introduction Within each church, spirituality is expressed in different traditions and is practiced in various ways. In identifying these traditions Richard Foster placed in six categories namely, contemplative, holiness, charismatic, social justice, evangelical and incarnation. Although these traditions are found to be central to our Christian faith each church has demonstrated a tendency to prefer the practice of one over another.
Identify the major tradition followed by a particular church Hence, during the in class discussions, I have recognized that the spiritual tradition that my church subscribes to is a combination of holiness and evangelical. Subsequently, the holiness tradition is living a virtuous life whilst the evangelical
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As well as praying for wisdom and insight in understanding the bible and studying the bible with others and not giving up the meeting with each other. All members study the bible which highlights that God is Sovereign, and we are lost and are in need of His salvation. Furthermore, it is through discipleship that we engage in deepening our personal relationship with the Lord.
Explain three ways in which that tradition is practiced Three ways in which evangelical tradition is practiced within the church of church include:
• Application of the Word of God- Living right by adhering to the word of God. Therefore within our church persons participate in personal bible study called a “quiet time” we read the bible along with other literature to aid our understanding, we meditate, take notes on what we can apply to our lives for that day base on what is read. We pray for direction and guidance in being obedience to the Word of God. Therefore, we believe that Word of God is the final authority on all matters and it equips us for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16 (NIV) All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.
• Discipleship: The belief that all have sinned and fall short and everyone needs redemption from sin. Therefore the discipleship call to conversion is central as
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