General epistle

a canonical epistle.
- Abbott.

See also: General

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adopts the minority position: Paul's reference to "all those in every place" indicates not rhetorical flourish but literal addressees, making 1 Corinthians the earliest general epistle.
Mrs Theresa Quarmby gave the readings for the day from the fifth chapter of the General Epistle of St James and the eleventh chapter of the Gospel according to Matthew.
There was a readings from the second chapter of the General Epistle of James given by Mr Richard Metcalf and Mr Chambers read from the seventh chapter of the Gospel according to St Mark.
Kostenberger makes a valiant attempt in "The Use of Scripture in the Pastoral and General Epistles and the Book of Revelation.
Praying the Gospels, the Praying Book of Acts and the General Epistles, Praying the Letters of the apostle Paul, and praying the book of Revelation.
The focus is not on the result of the language--ethics or behavior--but on the event or moment of salvation itself as it is described in the different books of the gospels and acts; Pauline and deutero-Pauline letters on salvation; and the general epistles, Hebrews, and Revelation.
In its sixth printing, the collection includes sections on Paul's writings, the Synoptic Gospels and Acts, the general epistles and John's writings, including the Book of Revelation.
The present author's chapter, "The Mission of the Church(es)," the second of eight ecclesiological chapters, consisted of the Old Testament and mission (universalist elements, attraction to Israel's faith, mission to the nations), the intertestamental era and mission, the New Testament and mission (life, ministry, and teaching of Jesus; death, resurrection, and Great Commission; Pentecost; Acts 3-12; Pauline mission to the Gentiles; general epistles and Revelation), the missionary history of Christianity (missionary obligation, missionary agency, the modern era), and ten contemporary missiological issues.
Daniell also includes Tyndale's eighteen prologues to the Pauline and general epistles, where Tyndale is often translating Luther, and both 1534 prefaces, where he more fully discloses himself.
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