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Being the Abilene Christian University Annual Bible Lectures 1988

Published by ACU PRESS

1634 Campus Court Abilene, Texas 79601


Table of Contents

Theme Speeches

Missions in Crisis, by Juan A. Monroy - 8

The Battle for the Mind of Man, by Howard Norton - 42

Where Do We Begin?, by C. Philip Slate - 52

Compassion in an Apathetic World, by Dan Coker - 68

World Christians, by Wendell Broom - 86

The Madness of Our Missionary Message, by Michael Cope - 100

The Crisis in Missions, by Lynn Anderson - 114

Christ’s Love Compels Us, by MaxLucado - 132

God’s Self-Imposed Mission, by Jim McGuiggan - 146

Biblical Forum

Exegesis of Ephesians 5:19 and Colossians 3:16, by Neil Lightfoot - 162

Instrumental Music Controversy in American Church History, by Earl West - 176

The Use of Instrumental Music in Old Testament Worship, by John Willis - 192

Jewish Religious Music in the First Century, by Everett Ferguson - 208

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