When jesus said to nicodemus, “you must be born again” John 3:7, he was not sharing interesting and unimportant information. Today ‘born again christians’ fill churches that are seen as ineffectual at best, and even characterised by the ‘mosaic’ generation as ‘unchristian’. He was leading him to eternal life… If he does that for you or if he already has, invincibly, then you are or you will be truly, finally alive.
Finally Alive #ad - John piper Christian Focus Publications. Those claiming to be ‘born again’ live lives that are indistinguishable from those who don’t; they sin the same, embrace injustice the same, covet the same, do almost everything the same. The new testament however defines Christians very differently.
Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ Revised EditionCrossway #ad - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! He baffled proud scribes with his wisdom but was understood and loved by children. He calmed a raging storm with a word but would not get himself down from the cross. Look at the Jesus of the Bible. Who is jesus christ?you've never met him in person, and you don't know anyone who has.
Jesus said, "if anyone's will is to do God's will, he will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own authority. Ask god for the grace to do his will, and you will see the truth of his Son. John piper has written this book in the hope that all will see Jesus for who he really is and will come to enjoy him above all else.
Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ Revised Edition #ad - How? jesus christ-the divine person revealed in the Bible-has a unique excellence and a spiritual beauty that speaks directly to our souls and says, "Yes, this is truth. It's like seeing the sun and knowing that it is light, or tasting honey and knowing that it is sweet. The depth and complexity of Jesus shatter our simple mental frameworks.
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Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to DieCrossway #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. John piper has gathered from the new testament fifty reasons in answer to the most important question that each of us must face: What did God achieve for sinners like us in sending his Son to die? Isbn13: 9781581346237. Spirituality. The most important questions anyone can ask are: why was Jesus Christ crucified? Why did he suffer so much? What has this to do with me? Finally, who sent him to his death? The answer to the last question is that God did.
Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die #ad - Religion. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. The suffering was unsurpassed, but the whole message of the Bible leads to this answer. The central issue of Jesus' death is not the cause, but the meaning. Jesus was God's Son. That is what this book is about.
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Christian Focus. And when he does, the wonders of his grace explode with brightness as never before. It reaches down into the mysteries of the work of Christ, purchasing the gift of faith for all God’s children. He invites us to come with him on this quest. It reaches forward into the future when we will be safe and happy forever.
Five Points: Towards a Deeper Experience of God's Grace #ad - Condition: New. And it reaches into the human soul, glimpsing the mysteries of the Spirit’s work as he conquers all our rebellion and makes us willing captives of King Jesus. Grace is the heart of God to do you good when you deserve it least. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. These five points are about how Christians come into being, and how we are kept forever.
Future Grace, Revised Edition: The Purifying Power of the Promises of GodMultnomah #ad - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Religion. Spirituality. Explore this stunning quality of god’s grace: it never ends!in this revision of a foundational work, but also God’s power to make good happen for us today, tomorrow, John Piper reveals how grace is not only God’s undeserved gift to us in the past, and forever.
True life for the follower of Jesus really is a moment-by-moment trust that God is dependable and fulfills his promises. This is living by faith in future grace, provision, which provides God's mercy, and wisdom—everything we need—to accomplish his good plans for us. In future grace, bitterness, lust, impatience, despondency, misplaced shame, greed, chapter by chapter—one for each day of the month—Piper reveals how cherishing the promises of God helps break the power of persistent sin issues like anxiety, pride, and more.
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The Cross of ChristIVP Books #ad - What emerges is a pattern for Christian life and worship, hope and mission. I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross. The work of a lifetime, from one of the world's most influential thinkers, about the heart of the Christian faith. In the real world of pain, how could one worship a god who was immune to it?" With compelling honesty John Stott confronts this generation with the centrality of the cross in God's redemption of the world -- a world now haunted by the memories of Auschwitz, the pain of oppression and the specter of nuclear war.
The Cross of Christ #ad - Destined to be a classic study of the center of our faith, Stott's work is the product of a uniquely gifted pastor, scholar and Christian statesman. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Tracking provided on most orders. Can we see triumph in tragedy, victory in shame? why should an object of roman distaste and Jewish disgust be the emblem of our worship and the axiom of our faith? And what does it mean for us today? Now from one of the foremost preachers and Christian leaders of our day comes theology at its readable best, a contemporary restatement of the meaning of the cross.
More than a study of the atonement, this book brings Scripture into living dialogue with Christian theology and the twentieth century. Christian Focus. At the cross stott finds the majesty and love of God disclosed, the sin and bondage of the world exposed.
What's the Difference?: Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the BibleCrossway #ad - Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! The topic of manhood and womanhood is still strongly debated today and still greatly impacts our society. Tracking provided on most orders. Religion. Isbn13: 9781581346237. His conclusions will inspire and encourage you to live out your unique differences in a fulfilling, godly way.
What's the Difference?: Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible #ad - But what does it teach about true manhood and womanhood? in what ways are men and women essentially the same? In what ways are they essentially different? And how do these differences affect our roles in the home, and the wider society?Noted pastor, author, the church, and Bible scholar John Piper positively and sensitively looks at these important questions for both men and women.
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Attitudes of a Transformed HeartFocus Publishing (MN) #ad - Christian Focus. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. This low view of god is reflected in their attitudes about God, their attitudes about Scripture, and their attitudes of the heart. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! It is what you think, your motives, and your desires. Your heart is who you are on the inside.
If you have a teachable heart, Attitudes of a Transformed Heart will help you truly honor God by what you think. Spirituality. Isbn13: 9781581346237. Christians and non-christians alike often embrace a low view of God, and consequently a casual view of sin and Scripture. Condition: New. This book is about being "transformed by the renewing of your mind" and not being "conformed to this world" Romans 12:2.
Attitudes of a Transformed Heart #ad - Religion. Our hearts have been conformed to the world's way of thinking. Study questions are at the end of each chapter. Paul wrote, "and do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.
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Tying the Knot Tighter: Because Marriage Lasts a LifetimeP & R Publishing #ad - Each section ends with two recommended resources for readers who want to dig deeper in a particular area. In a clear, down-to-earth style, martha Peace and John Crotts provide these reminders through short chapters that couples can read, study, and pray over together. The authors have broken down nineteen areas of marriage, summing up the Bible's teaching and offering a series of penetrating questions to help readers take inventory of themselves and their marriage.
Tracking provided on most orders. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Just as the best coaches remind their players to practice the basics of their sport, Christian couples need to be reminded regularly of the basics of a Christian marriage. Spirituality. Condition: New. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!
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Reflecting on over forty years of matrimony, John Piper exalts the biblical meaning of marriage over its emotion, exhorting couples to keep their covenant as a display of Christ’s covenant-keeping love for the church. Multnomah Books. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. He aims to lift the church’s low view of marriage to something infinitely greater, namely, a vision of Jesus’s unswerving allegiance to and affection for his bride.
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