The Explicit Gospel

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Author: Matt Chandler,Jared C. Wilson

Publisher: Crossway Books

ISBN: 9781433542114

Category: Religion

Page: 237

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This best-selling, punchy treatise by popular pastor Matt Chandler reminds the church of what is of first and utmost importance—the gospel—and calls people to take a fresh look at the good news about Jesus. Now in paperback.

The Explicit Gospel

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Author: Don Carson

Publisher: SPCK

ISBN: 184474938X

Category: Religion

Page: 392

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Oh, how I love your law ... Your statutes are my heritage for ever; they are the joy of my heart ... ' Psalm 119:97, 111 'At their best,' writes Don Carson, 'Christians have saturated themselves in the Word of God ... The means by which God sanctifies men and women, setting them apart as his own people, is the Word of truth.' Many people, however, would admit that they have allowed the pressures of life to crowd out serious and thoughtful reading of the Bible. Also, in a culture that has moved away from a Christian worldview, the Bible's unwavering proclamations and fantastic stories seem ever stranger. The big picture of the Bible is gradually fading from view. For the Love of God encourages us to face these challenges. Now, more then ever, the need to read the Bible and to grasp its relevance for our lives is critical. This devotional guide follows Robert Murray M'Cheyne's Bible-reading plan, taking you through the New Testament and Psalms twice and the Old Testament once. Don Carson has written thought-provoking comments and reflections to accompany one of each day's scriptural passages. And, most uniquely, he offers a perspective that places each reading into the larger framework of history and God's eternal plan, in order to deepen our understanding of his sovereignty and the unity and power of his Word.

The Explicit Gospel - Member Book

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Author: Matt Chandler

Publisher: Lifeway Church Resources

ISBN: 9781415873625

Category: Religion

Page: 144

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Member Book for this 6 session Bible study by Matt Chandler that makes explicit the multifaceted truths of the gospel.

Without a Doubt

Answering the 20 Toughest Faith Questions

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Author: Kenneth R. Samples,Ronald Nash

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 0801064694

Category: Religion

Page: 288

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The author tackles twenty classic questions that challenge the Christian faith, offering solid, succinct answers for believers and skeptics alike.

The Church-as-family and Ethnocentrism in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Author: Gerald K. Tanye

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643107978

Category: Religion

Page: 497

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Ethnocentrism is one of the greatest obstacles to peace on the African continent. Taking the Church as Family of God as a model of evangelization, this work explores means of inculturating the Gospel message in African cultures in order to transform them, make them blossom and enable Africans to live as authentic Christians in their cultures. It examines the values of African extended families and the prospects of interreligious dialogue as means through which the various religious bodies can effectively work together to overcome ethnocentrism and its evil effects and thus establish a wholesome African society where every human person is at home irrespective of family orientation or tribal background.

Laying Down Arms to Heal the Creation-Evolution Divide

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Author: Gary N. Fugle

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630878049

Category: Religion

Page: 322

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Battles over creation or evolution have been perpetuated for years by vocal Christians and scientists alike. But conflict has never been the only choice. Laying Down Arms to Heal the Creation-Evolution Divide presents a comprehensive, uplifting alternative that brings together an orthodox, biblical view of a sovereign Creator-God and the meaningful discoveries of modern evolutionary biology. Gary Fugle offers unique insights into this debate from his dual perspective as both an award-winning biology professor and a committed leader in conservative evangelical churches. In focusing on the stumbling blocks that surround creation and evolution debates, Fugle sensitively addresses the concerns of skeptical Christians and demonstrates how believers may celebrate evolution as a remarkable aspect of God's glory. He describes how the mainstream scientific community, as well as numerous Christians, may alter current approaches to eliminate conflicts. He explains conservative readings of early Genesis that respect both the inerrant words of Scripture and the evolutionary revelations in God's natural creation. This book is for individuals who sense that biblical Christian faith and evolution are compatible without compromising core convictions. If given good reasons to do so, are we willing to lay down our arms to affirm an encompassing vision for the future?

Eschatology and Space

The Lost Dimension in Theology Past and Present

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Author: V. Westhelle

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137108274

Category: Religion

Page: 191

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This unique volume focuses on the subjects of time in the area of theology known as 'eschatology,' the consideration of the fullness, the limit, and the goal of time. He traces the historical development of understandings of eschatology from the Bible to contemporary theology and adds a postcolonial/subaltern perspective.

To Live Is Christ to Die Is Gain

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Author: Matt Chandler,Jared C. Wilson

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN: 0781410886

Category: Religion

Page: 224

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Using Paul's radical letter to the Philippians as his road map, Matt Chandler forsakes the trendy to invite readers into authentic Christian maturity. The short book of Philippians is one of the most quoted in the Bible, yet Paul wrote it not for the popular sound bites, but to paint a picture of a mature Christian faith. While many give their lives to Jesus, few then go on to live a life of truly vibrant faith. In this disruptively inspiring book, Chandler offers tangible ways to develop a faith of pursuing, chasing, knowing, and loving Jesus. Because if we clean up our lives but don't get Jesus, we've lost! So let the goal be Him. To live is Christ, to die is gain—this is the message of the letter. Therefore, our lives should be lived to Him, through Him, for Him, with Him, about Him—everything should be about Jesus.

The Oneness Motif in the Fourth Gospel

Motif Analysis and Exegetical Probe Into the Theology of John

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Author: Mark L. Appold

Publisher: Mohr Siebeck

ISBN: 9783161383717

Category: Religion

Page: 313

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A revision of the author's inaugural dissertation, Faculty of Evangelical Theology, University of T'ubingen, 1973.