Wednesday, December 15, 2004

More Discipline Questions

(6) For the sake of the mission of Jesus Christ in the world and the most effective witness to the Christian gospel and in consideration of your influence as an ordained minister, are you willing to make a complete dedication of yourself to the highest ideals of the Christian life; and to this end will you agree to exercise responsible self-control by personal habits conducive to physical health, intentional intellectual development, fidelity in marriage and celibacy in singleness, integrity in all personal relationships, social responsibility, and growth in grace and the knowledge and love of God

Yes, with the help of God.

(7) What is the meaning and significance of the sacraments?

That's not a softball pitch or anything. So, I'll just answer "yes."

(8) Describe the nature and mission of the Church. What are its primary tasks today?

God's hands and feet on this earth. As Jesus said, "Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you."

(9) What is your understanding of: (a) the Kingdom of God; (b) the Resurrection; (c) eternal life?

Already/not yet...

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