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yoke of Christ Martin Bucer and Christian discipline by Amy Nelson Burnett

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Published by Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Mo .
Written in English



  • Strasbourg (France)


  • Bucer, Martin, 1491-1551.,
  • Church discipline -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Strasbourg (France) -- Church history -- 16th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementAmy Nelson Burnett.
SeriesSixteenth century essays & studies ;, v. 26
LC ClassificationsBV740 .B87 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 244 p. ;
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1435557M
ISBN 10094047428X
LC Control Number93047542

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  The Yoke of Christ Hardcover – October 3, by Elton Trueblood (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — 5/5(1). A review of ancient scripture, early Christian writing, some Jewish perspectives, and modern revelation gives us insights into the richness of meaning that may be associated with taking upon us the yoke of Christ and entering into his rest. “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. This is no doubt the true idea of taking Christ's yoke upon us. III. Christ's yoke is easy. 1. This the text affirms. The meaning of the word is agreeable, gentle, gracious, useful, kind. 2. Christ's yoke is easy because it is love's yoke. It is good-will universally to us. the yoke of jesus. "Take my yoke upon you and learn of me, for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your soul. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.".

You cannot really live the Christian life until you assume the yoke of Christ. A yoke is the bow of wood by which two draft animals are tied together to pull a load. To take on the yoke of Christ means to submit to him, to his leadership, his Lordship. To do that is to discover what it means to live as a Christian really is intended to live. The Yoke of Jesus When Jesus said, “Take my yoke upon you” (Matthew ), He meant that we are to submit ourselves to Him every day in every way. A yoke was made of wood, hand carved to fit the neck and shoulders of the animal to prevent pain or discomfort. In ancient culture, the word yoke was a term that was used to describe submission.   The yoke of Jesus is light and easy to carry because it is the yoke of repentance and faith followed by a singular commitment to follow Him. As the apostle John says, “For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. New Living Translation So Christ has truly set us free. Now make sure that you stay free, and don’t get tied up again .

“I’m a business guy and I love this book! Learning to abide in the presence of Christ has made me more effective in my leadership on the job and in ministry.” Lance Wood Tax Partner of PwC in Irvine, CA “We used Your Best Life In Jesus’ Easy Yoke to introduce apprenticeship to Jesus at our church. The content is rich with a vision of. Christ’s yoke is a yoke of restraint and obedience. We owe full and complete obedience to our Lord; for we are his by creation and by redemption. “God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”.   How does turning to Him make our own burdens light? As many readers are probably aware, a yoke is a type of harness, usually with a wooden crossbar, that is fastened over the necks of a pair of draft animals, such as oxen, which allows them to . Your Best Life In Jesus’ Easy Yoke is an updated and re-formatted version of You Can Live In Jesus’ Easy Yoke which was published in All royalties for this book go to support the care of pastors through.