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Craig L. Adams
Works at Mars Hill Bible Church
Attended Mundelein High School (Illinois)
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SHRINK NOT FROM SUFFERING. Each dear blow, From which thy smitten spirit bleeds, Is but a messenger to show The renovation which it needs. The earthly sculptor smites the rock; Loud the relentless hammer rings; And from the r...
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THEY DO NOT KNOW US. If they did, They would not blame and smite us so. To selfish hearts the light is hid, And being blind, they cannot know. Then let us not with anger burn, Resembling thus our cruel foes; But,...
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In addition to the redemption of the individual, which of course is involved in the redemption of the mind of the individual, there is also social redemption; that is to say, man is redeemed and elevated in all his relations,...
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Social Redemption
In addition to the redemption of the individual, which of course is involved in the redemption of the mind of the individual, there is also social redemption; that is to say, man is redeemed and elevated in all his relations, not only as a man, but as the m...
In addition to the redemption of the individual, which of course is involved in the redemption of the mind of the individual, there is also social redemption; that is to say, man is redeemed and elevated in all his relations,...
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God Dwells in the Redeemed Person
In the day of his true restoration, therefore, God once more really dwells in man. We do not say, however, that he actually enters and takes full possession at once . Just as soon as man gives his exiled Father permission to enter as a whole God and a God f...
In the day of his true restoration, therefore, God once more really dwells in man. We do not say, however, that he actually enters and takes full possession at once. Just as soon as man gives his exiled Father permission to e...
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Redemption
The great result, therefore, of the plan of redemption, when fully carried out in relation to man, is to restore him to such a position of harmony with God, that he may be said ever afterwards to live in and from God. Nothing short of this is redemption; — ...
The great result, therefore, of the plan of redemption, when fully carried out in relation to man, is to restore him to such a position of harmony with God, that he may be said ever afterwards to live in and from God. Nothing...
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The Heavenly Sculptor
SHRINK NOT FROM SUFFERING. Each dear blow, From which thy smitten spirit bleeds, Is but a messenger to show The renovation which it needs. The earthly sculptor smites the rock; Loud the relentless hammer rings; And from the rude, unshapen block, At length, ...
SHRINK NOT FROM SUFFERING. Each dear blow, From which thy smitten spirit bleeds, Is but a messenger to show The renovation which it needs. The earthly sculptor smites the rock; Loud the relentless hammer rings; And from the r...
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Good For Evil
THEY DO NOT KNOW US. If they did, They would not blame and smite us so. To selfish hearts the light is hid, And being blind, they cannot know. Then let us not with anger burn, Resembling thus our cruel foes; But, when the cheek is smitten, turn The other me...
THEY DO NOT KNOW US. If they did, They would not blame and smite us so. To selfish hearts the light is hid, And being blind, they cannot know. Then let us not with anger burn, Resembling thus our cruel foes; But,...
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Thomas C. Upham (1799–1872): " Just as soon as man gives his exiled Father permission to enter as a whole God and a God forever, he enters effectually; but ordinarily he enters by degrees, and in accordance with the usual laws and operations of the human mind. He does not break the vessel of man's spirit, nor mar its proportions, nor deface anything which is truly essential to it; but gradually enters into all parts of it, readjusts it, removes the stains which sin had made upon it, and fills it with divine light. Man's business in this great work is a very simple one. It is to cease all resistance, and to invite the Divine Master of the mind to enter it in his own time and way."
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Education
  • Mundelein High School (Illinois)
  • Lakeview High School (St. Clair Shores, Michigan)
  • Macomb Community College (Warren, Michigan)
    Associate in Science
  • Wayne State University
    Chemistry
  • Asbury Theological Seminary
    M. Div.
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Introduction
I am a retired United Methodist pastor. At various times I’ve been active in the United Methodist camping ministry, Emmaus, Chrysalis, Conference Youth Council, Lay Speakers training, and various other involvements. My ministry has been well received over the years, in the places where I have served. The things I’ve enjoyed about pastoral ministry are: (1.) The opportunities to preach the Gospel; (2.) The opportunities to teach the Bible and the Christian way of life; (3.) The privilege of being with people in important moments of joy and sorrow in their lives. You can find out more about me here: http://www.craigladams.com/
Work
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Retired Pastor
Employment
  • Mars Hill Bible Church
    Volunteer Pastor, 2012 - present
  • The United Methodist Church
    Retired, present
  • The United Methodist Church
    Pastor, 1973 - 2010
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Mundelein, Illinois & St. Clair Shores, Michigan - Mundelein, Illinios; St. Clair Shores, Michigan, Wilmore, Kentucky; Muskegon, Michigan; Saugatuck, Michigan; Horton Bay, Michigan; Ionia, Michigan; Weidman, Michigan; Byron Center, Michigan.
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