Throughout the book special attention is given to the relationship between divine generosity and concern for the poor and oppressed. In other words, the gospel is shaped by giving: God’s generosity buys us out of bondage and brings us into all the blessings of belonging. Those who are united to the son by his Spirit then find they have received the glorious gift of God’s coming Kingdom.
God So Loved, He Gave: Entering the Movement of Divine Generosity - . Kapic and borger encourage readers to not simply discover the immensity of God’s grace, but to enter into the flow of divine generosity as God has invited them to become avenues of his great gifts to the world. Living in god’s gifts, Christians discover they are free to give themselves. The cross and resurrection of christ come to shape and define this new life of faith, hope and generosity―a life that is best lived not in isolation but as a community.
Good News for Anxious Christians: 10 Practical Things You Don't Have to DoBrazos Press - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Isbn13: 9781587432859. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Cary skillfully unpacks the riches of traditional Christian spirituality, bringing the real good news to Christians of all ages. Like a succession of failed diet regimens, frustrated, the much-touted techniques that are supposed to bring us closer to God "in our hearts" can instead make us feel anxious, and overwhelmed.
How can we meet and know god with ongoing joy rather than experiencing the Christian life as a series of guilt-inducing disappointments?Phillip Cary explains that knowing God is a gradual, long-term process that comes through the Bible experienced in Christian community, not a to-do list designed to help us live the Christian life "right.
Good News for Anxious Christians: 10 Practical Things You Don't Have to Do - This clearly written book covers ten things christians don't have to do to be close to God, find God's will for their lives, such as hear God's voice in their hearts, and believe their intuitions are the Holy Spirit. Condition: New.
UncomfortableCrossway - Isbn13: 9781587432859. But what if instead of searching for a church that makes us comfortable, even when it's challenging? What if some of the discomfort that we often experience is actually good for us? This book is a call to embrace the uncomfortable aspects of Christian community, or loving difficult people--all for the sake of the gospel, pursuing difficult holiness, whether that means believing difficult truths, we learned to love our church, God's glory, and our joy.
Chances are your church doesn't quite look like that. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Condition: New. Winner of the 2018 ecpa book of the year for christian living does your church make you uncomfortable? It's easy to dream about the "perfect" church--a church that sings just the right songs set to just the right music before the pastor preaches just the right sermon to a room filled with just the right mix of people who happen to agree with you on just about everything.
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Why We Love the Church: In Praise of Institutions and Organized ReligionMoody Publishers - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! It paints a picture of the local church in all its biblical and real life guts, gaffes, and glory in an effort to edify local congregations and entice the disaffected back to the fold. Why we love the church is written for four kinds of people—the Committed, the Waffling, the Disgruntled, and the Disconnected.
Isbn13: 9781587432859. Condition: New. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. It also provides a solid biblical mandate to love and be part of the body of Christ and counteract the "leave church" books that trumpet rebellion and individual felt needs. This book presents the case for loving the local church.
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The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian WorldCrossway Books - Isbn13: 9781587432859. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Such hospitality sees our homes as not our own, think, and act differently from us into our everyday, but as God's tools for the furtherance of his kingdom as we welcome those who look, believe, sometimes messy lives--helping them see what true Christian faith really looks like.
Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Winner of the 2019 christianity today book award in the Christian Living & Discipleship Category "This book is going to shake us all up in the most wonderfully destabilizing way. Ray ortlund, did he use something in print? no, immanuel church, committed unbeliever to himself? Did God take her to an evangelistic rally? Or, since she had her doctorate in literature, Lead Pastor, Nashville, simply, Tennessee What did God use to draw a radical, God used an invitation to dinner in a modest home, from a humble couple who lived out the gospel daily, and authentically.
The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World - . With this story of her conversion as a backdrop, Rosaria Butterfield invites us into her home to show us how God can use this same "radical, ordinary hospitality" to bring the gospel to our lost friends and neighbors.
Knowing GodInterVarsity Press - Written in an engaging and practical tone, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God. 2016 world magazine's topping the top 50one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals Christianity Today, Evangelical Christian Publishing Association For over 40 years, 2006Platinum Book Award, J.
. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! I. This guide leads readers into a greater understanding of God while providing advice to gaining a closer relationship with him as a result.
Knowing God - Condition: New. This edition is updated with Americanized language and spelling and a new preface by the author. Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9781587432859. Explaining both who god is and how we can relate to him, packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately.
InterVarsity Press. In 2006, christianity today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals.
Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and SufferingIVP Academic - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. InterVarsity Press. 2018 world magazine book of the year - accessible theology2018 creative quarterly professional graphic Design Runner-Up Christianity Today's 2018 Book of the Year Winner - Theology/Ethics Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Top Shelf Book Cover Award 2017"This book will make no attempt to defend God.
But where then is honest lament? aren't we shortchanging believers of the riches of the Christian teaching about suffering? In Embodied Hope Kelly Kapic invites us to consider the example of our Lord Jesus. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! If you are looking for a book that boasts triumphantly of conquest over a great enemy, or gives a detached philosophical analysis that neatly solves an absorbing problem, this isn't it.
Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering - Too often the christian attitude toward suffering is characterized by a detached academic appeal to God's sovereignty, as if suffering were a game or a math problem. Isbn13: 9781587432859. Condition: New. Or maybe we expect that since God is good, everything will just work out all right somehow.
Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine TheologyBaker Academic - Tracking provided on most orders. Bauckham provides insightful analysis of key texts, God's glory, the cross and the resurrection, covering topics such as divine and human community, and the sacraments. InterVarsity Press. Isbn13: 9781587432859. This work will serve as an ideal supplemental text for professors and students in a course on John or the four Gospels.
In this volume richard bauckham, a leading biblical scholar and a bestselling author in the academy, illuminates main theological themes of the Gospel of John. Throughout christian history, the gospel of john's distinctive way of presenting the life, works, death, teachings, and resurrection of Jesus have earned it labels such as "the spiritual Gospel" and "the maverick Gospel.
Gospel of Glory: Major Themes in Johannine Theology - It has been seen as the most theological of the four canonical Gospels. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! It will also be of interest to New Testament scholars and theologians. Baker Academic. Condition: New.
The God Who Gives: How the Trinity Shapes the Christian StoryZondervan Academic - Baker Academic. He shows that everything belongs to God, and yet because of our turning and taking from him we experience a kind of suffocating bondage to sin. When this happens christians struggle to know the ways of God and how to joyfully participate in his work. The god who gives provides a compelling vision of christian faith and life, helping readers discover the uniqueness of the gospel - that God's kingdom comes not by taking, but by giving - God gives Himself! We are invited into the fullness of life that can only come through the gift of God’s divine generosity.
Taking readers through the grand biblical narrative of creation, redemption, fall, and kingdom author Kelly M. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Kapic helps us see our story in and through the story of Scripture. Isbn13: 9781587432859.
The God Who Gives: How the Trinity Shapes the Christian Story - InterVarsity Press. Condition: New. Fully embracing this truth changes how we view God, ourselves, and the world. They hear about “grace” but struggle to rightly understand it, much less live it. They are taught about god, but their vision of him does not always reflect the full biblical portrait of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Acts The IVP New Testament CommentaryIVP Academic - Baker Academic. Students, pastors, bible teachers and everyone who wants to understand the message of Acts for the church will benefit from this excellent resource. Tracking provided on most orders. And as william larkin explores this narrative of the early church, he offers inspiration and insight for readers who wonder how the gospel may be advanced in the increasingly divided and skeptical culture of the late twentieth century.
But the gospel thrived--beginning from Jerusalem and spreading throughout Judea, Samaria and the rest of the known world. If ever there was an environment hostile to the gospel, it was the strife-torn, ethnically diverse backwater of the Roman Empire known as Palestine following the ascension of Jesus. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
Acts The IVP New Testament Commentary - A passage-by-passage exposition follows that focuses on understanding what significance Acts had for its original readers in order to see its relevance for the church today. Isbn13: 9781587432859. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. InterVarsity Press. Condition: New. In acts, luke tells how the holy spirit transformed a ragtag band of believers into a unified, the sequel to his Gospel, world-engaging church.
In this clear, incisive commentary, date and purpose, readers will find an introduction with background material concerning authorship, as well as a summary of important theological themes.
A Theology for Christian EducationB&H Academic - Christian education is the process of accomplishing this aim. A theology for christian Education dedicates chapters to examining particular doctrines and their implications for Christian education. InterVarsity Press. It is the only serious academic text to offer a systematic presentation of the intersection of theology and Christian education from a conservative evangelical perspective.
What is “christian” about christian education; how is it different from on-Christian education? A Theology for Christian Education examines this question in depth and argues that the doctrines of systematic theology should drive the content, purpose, and methods of the educational program of the c hurch.
A Theology for Christian Education - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Baker Academic. 1 :28. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Isbn13: 9781587432859. Tracking provided on most orders. The book states: “christian education is distinct from other kinds of education in that its aim is the transformation of the whole person into the likeness of Christ Col.