We Confess!

We Confess!

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How could a church culture that lifted high the name of Jesus make covenant with the Confederacy? How did the Southern Baptist Convention lead the way? How do divided hearts and unholy covenants still hinder awakening in the conservative US church culture? What dramatic changes will a spirit of grace and supplication bring? We Confess! The Civil War, the South, and the Church uncovers the answers, historically and biblically. God is revealing what we havena€™t wanted to see, so we can become who we truly are. He promises to cleanse us from bloodguilt not yet cleansed, as we say what we havena€™t dared say. As we confess, healing, life, oneness, witness and true worship flow. As we confess, our Lord is honored and his kingdom furthered. So why dona€™t we, who most tend to gravitate to the word a€œcelebratea€ when talking of the Civil War, instead throw all caution to the winda€”and confess? Honest, compelling, courageous, redemptive, this remarkable look at the conservative church culture rooted in the Deep South explores such topics as king cotton and mighty oaks; the fast God has chosen; spiritual bulimia; spiritual schizophrenia; blood covenant; cleansing from bloodguilt; an undivided heart.April 2011 Today, I sit in silence, deeply grieved over what I read. Tomorrow ... As I draft this section of this chapter, ita#39;s May 2011. ... A record-breaking 751 tornadoes occurred in April alonea€”209 tornadoes more than the previous monthlyanbsp;...

Title:We Confess!
Author:Deborah Brunt
Publisher:WestBow Press - 2011-11


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