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The History. Of The Cure of Souls. From the Very Beginning. The Cure of Souls has been around since before the beginning of time. God is the “Father” of the Cure of Souls. He was the first “Curate” when He found Adam and Eve and talked with them about their sin. Sinful Souls Need a Cure.

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The history

The History

Of The Cure of Souls


From the very beginning
From the Very Beginning

  • The Cure of Souls has been around since before the beginning of time.

  • God is the “Father” of the Cure of Souls.

  • He was the first “Curate” when He found Adam and Eve and talked with them about their sin.

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Sinful souls need a cure
Sinful Souls Need a Cure

  • God also spoke to Cain, even before Cain’s sin of murder. First he was angry and disobedient.

  • Sin makes it necessary for our souls to be cured.

  • God desires for us to be in close relationship with Him.

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God uses people
God Uses People

  • God uses people to be Curates.

    • Moses

    • Aaron

    • Jacob

    • Any person who loves God and wants others to understand.

    • You?

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What does a curate do
What Does a Curate Do?

  • A Curate is a person who ministers healing to souls.

  • Provides spiritual direction and comfort

  • Extends hospitality

  • Administers the Sacraments

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Curates jobs
Curates’ Jobs

  • In the past, Curates held positions in the church subordinate to the pastor, priest, or vicar.

  • The Curate would hear confession, give counsel from Scripture, and comfort.

  • They have been in the role of The Cure of Souls from the beginning of recorded time.

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The curate
The Curate

  • One author equates the Curate to the physician of the body, but “even more delicate and complicated than the doctor.” The Curate is also a “teacher, counselor, [and a] shepherd to all sorts and conditions of men.”

    • ~Henry Balform in Christian Preisthood (See complete note in The 7 Steps to the Cure of Souls.)

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The curate1
The Curate

  • Ultimately, the Curate cares for others.

  • This “caring” may involve listening, counseling with Scripture, and keeping another accountable and away from sin.

  • The Curate always points others to God.

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Spiritual health
Spiritual Health

  • Through the years, the church and Christian thinking and influence has declined.

  • Psychiatry and psychoanalysis displaced the role of the Curate.

  • We have seen mental and emotional care as separate from spiritual health.

    • Thomas Szasz, The Myth of Psychotherapy

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Soul shepherds
Soul Shepherds

  • We have been given “soul shepherds” or Curates to help the Church.

  • Curates can help us understand Scripture.

  • They can help us stay on the right path in life, the path to righteousness.

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The mystery of god
The Mystery of God

  • Once we see a faint revelation of the mystery of God, the true God, it’s easier to let Him have control of our lives and progress through the seven steps to living in Holiness with Him.

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Are you a curate
Are You a Curate

  • The Society for The Cure of Souls is a Christian organization based on the precept of Scripture to encourage, pray for, equip, and recognize men and women who desire to serve God through serving others.

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The purpose of the society
The Purpose of the Society

  • To meet the challenges of the 21st Century by reviving the church’s traditional mission, The Cure of Souls.

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Who may join
Who May Join?

  • Any person for whom Jesus Christ if the Lord of their life, and personal Savior– and who believes that Holy Scripture is the inerrant word of God, and that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

  • And who believes the Apostles Creed. (found in the book)

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Levels of membership
Levels of Membership

  • Member

  • Spiritual Director

  • The Curate of Souls

  • Member-in-Training

  • Partner

  • Benefactor

  • Patron

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The society
The Society

  • Refer to Appendix B in the book to learn more about the levels available in the Society and the dues.

  • You may also learn more by going to the Web site, http://wwwcureofsouls.com.

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