The Message of Galatians

Author: John Stott

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830897887

Category: Religion

Page: 77

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To enclaves of young converts tucked away in the mountains of Asia Minor, Paul wrote what is perhaps the oldest document in the New Testament--the letter to the Galatians. What problems were they facing? Among a variety of religious authorities espousing different teachings, how were they to know who was right? How were men and women to be put right with God? How could Christians in the midst of a pagan culture live lives truly pleasing to God? 'Only one way--' ansered Paul, 'through Jesus Christ.' His answer holds true for us as well. The details of our struggle have changed since Paul's day, but the principles he sets forth are as timeless as the Lord he exalts. In this book John Stott helpf us to understand and apply the message of Galatians in the face of contemporary challenges to our faith.

The Message of Acts

Author: John Stott

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830897852

Category: Religion

Page: 186

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A 1991 Christianity Today Readers' Choice Award The Spirit moves the church into the world. That is how it has always been since the day of Pentecost when the Spirit brought thousands from many countries into the body of Christ. With the breadth and scholarly care that have marked John Stott's years of ministry, this book opens to us the early days of the church as recorded by Luke in the book of Acts. The experiences of the early church have much to say about issues that concern Christians today. What can Acts tell us about tongues and other extraordinary manifestations of the Spirit? How should churches structure themselves--with elders, deacons, pastors or all three? What should a normal Christian conversion look like? And, of course, how should the church reach out into the world with the message of salvation? These and many other topics are handled with a pastoral heart and an unwavering commitment to the authority of God's Word in our lives. As Stott concludes, "The Acts of the Apostles have long ago finished; the acts of the followers of Jesus will continue until the end of the world."

Only one way

the message of Galatians

Author: John R.W. Stott

Publisher: IVP Academic

ISBN: 9780877846321

Category: Bible

Page: 191

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Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Commentary

Spreading the Light of God's Word into Your Life

Author: Thomas Nelson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418587346

Category: Religion

Page: 1872

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A comprehensive verse-by-verse commentary for lay Bible students, fully highlighted by articles, maps, charts, and illustrations-all in one volume. Clear and Comprehensive: Annotations by leading evangelical scholars don't dodge tough issues; alternative views are presented fairly, but commentators make their positions clear. Attractively Designed: Graphics appeal to the sound-bite generation and others who aren't traditional commentary readers. Interesting and Revealing: Hundreds of feature articles that provide additional information or new perspectives on a topic related to Bible background. Visually Appealing: Maps, drawings, and photos illuminate the commentary and visualize important information.

Insights on Galatians, Ephesians

Author: Charles R. Swindoll

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 1496400747

Category: Religion

Page: 336

View: 2009

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The 15-volume Swindoll’s Living Insights New Testament Commentary series draws on Gold Medallion Award–winner Chuck Swindoll’s 50 years of experience with studying and preaching God’s Word. His deep insight, signature easygoing style, and humor bring a warmth and practical accessibility not often found in commentaries. Each volume combines verse-by-verse commentary, charts, maps, photos, key terms, and background articles with practical application. The newly updated volumes now include parallel presentations of the NLT and NASB before each section. This series is a must-have for pastors, teachers, and anyone else who is seeking a deeply practical resource for exploring God’s Word.

Galatians

Author: Samuel Ngewa

Publisher: Hippo Books

ISBN: 0310426200

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Galatians, the second of the Hippo/Africa Bible Commentary Series preaching commentaries written by Samuel Ngewa, is both a teaching resource for theological colleges and Bible schools all over the country as well as a book suited to lay readers who are looking for ways to preach and apply the Scriptures all over the world.This commentary is divided into preaching units that contain detailed exposition of the passages. It also features contemporary applications that the churched and the unchurched alike can apply today. Each unit is not intended to be preached as a sermon; rather, it provides material church leaders can draw from for sermon preparation. Each unit is then followed by two or three questions that are ideal for a small group or personal study for you as a church leader or a lay reader. Academic issues relating to the Greek text, disputes about interpretation, and other issues of academic importance are clarified in the extensive end notes within this one-of-a-kind commentary and trustworthy teaching and scriptural resource.

Galatians

Author: Scot McKnight

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310571448

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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Most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from the twentieth century to the first century. But they leave us there, assuming that we can somehow make the return journey on our own. In other words, they focus on the original meaning of the passage but don't discuss its contemporary application. The information they offer is valuable but the job is only half done! The NIV Application Commentary Series helps us with both halves of the interpretative task. This new and unique series shows readers how to bring an ancient message into modern context. It explains not only what the Bible meant but also how it can speak powerfully today.

Leben mit Vision

Wozu um alles in der Welt lebe ich?

Author: Rick Warren

Publisher: Gerth Medien

ISBN: 3961222142

Category: Religion

Page: 416

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Dieses biblisch fundierte Buch wird Ihnen helfen, Gottes besondere Pläne für Ihr Leben zu entdecken. Rick Warren begleitet Sie durch eine 42-tägige geistliche Reise, die Ihre Antwort auf die wichtigste Frage des Lebens verändern wird: "Warum lebe ich eigentlich"? Gottes Berufung für sich zu kennen wird Stress reduzieren, Ihre Energien bündeln, Ihre Entscheidungen vereinfachen und Ihrem Leben einen Sinn geben. Dass Sie leben, war kein kosmischer Unfall. Schon vor der Erschaffung des Universums hatte Gott eine genaue Vorstellung von Ihnen und schuf Sie zu einem bestimmten Ziel und Sinn. Finden Sie ihn heraus! Die Erstausgabe dieses Buches avancierte zum weltweiten Bestseller und ist das meistverkaufte Sachbuch Nordamerikas. Diese Neuauflage wurde sprachlich überarbeitet und um zwei Kapitel ergänzt ("Die Neid-Falle" und "Die Gefallsucht-Falle"). Darüber hinaus enthält jedes der 42 Kapitel QR-Codes bzw. Links zu Websites, auf denen Sie ergänzend ca. 40-50 Minuten lange vertiefende Predigten von Rick Warren zum jeweiligen Thema finden (in Originalsprache).

Die Bibel

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783893970414

Category:

Page: 1353

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Eine volkstümliche, gut verständliche Bibel, wie es um die vorige Jahrhundertwende die Luther Bibel 1912 war. Vom Urtext her reicht sie, wo es nötig ist, an die Genauigkeit der Elberfelder Bibel und verliert trotzdem nicht ihre seelsorgerliche Sprache. Die Bibel wird sich - je nach Ausgabe - sowohl als missionarische Bibel, als auch als Studienbibel hervorragend eignen. Zahlreiche Erklärungen biblischer Wörter in Fußnoten sowie ein ausführlicher Anhang mit Sach- und Worterklärungen, Übersichtstabellen und Karten bieten Hilfen für den Bibelleser.

Images of Salvation in the New Testament

Author: Brenda B. Colijn

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830838724

Category: Religion

Page: 335

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Colijn embraces a critical-realist methodology that incorporates New Testament theology, literary criticism and theological interpretation. She advocates listening to the individual authors of Scripture in their own social-cultural and historical settings, while looking for how the texts work both individually and collectively at a literary level. --from publisher description

Reading Galatians with John Stott

Author: John Stott

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830831940

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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False teachers had infiltrated the churches in Galatia, attacking Paul's authority as well as the gospel he preached. So Paul's letter to the Galatians is not only a defense of his authority as an apostle, but also a celebration of the remarkable grace offered through Jesus Christ. John Stott's teachings from The Message of Galatians are offered here as brief devotional readings suitable for daily use. Designed as a church resource for small groups, this book includes nine weekly studies that take us passage by passage through Galatians, allowing readers to enjoy the riches of Stott's writings in a new, easy-to-use format.

Free in Christ

The Message of Galatians for Today

Author: Edgar Andrews

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780998881225

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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Paul's epistle to the Galatians can be summarized by one simple question: What is the gospel? What is the real gospel, as opposed to false gospels or (to use Paul's own terminology) perverted gospels? This expository book provides clear, easy-to-read answers.

John Stott a global ministry

a biography : the later years

Author: Timothy Dudley-Smith

Publisher: Intervarsity Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 538

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From his home base at All Souls in London, Stott reached out to embrace a wide number of strategic Christian causes, including Scripture Union, the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (of which InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is a member movement) and the Evangelical Alliance (with its TEAR Fund) among others. In the Church of England he made signal contributions at the 1967 and 1977 National Evangelical Anglican Congresses. These years also saw his dramatic confrontation with Martyn Lloyd-Jones over the place of evangelicals in the Church of England. His leadership was crucial as well to the success of the International Congresses on World Evangelization at Lausanne (1974) and Manila (1989), which have continued to have major influence on the church to this day. His global influence has been felt further through the organizations he established - the Langham Trust, the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity and the Evangelical Literature Trust. During this time he has published over forty books that have sold over eight million copies worldwide, as well as serving as editor for the series of expositions appreciated around the world as The Bible Speaks Today. All this and more has led prominent churchman David Edwards to consider John Stott to be, apart from William Temple (who died as Archbishop of Canterbury in 1944), "the most influential clergyman in the Church of England during the twentieth century." In this book is found the history of the maturing of the evangelical movement worldwide and the story of one of its most pivotal and inspirational leaders.

The Message of Women

Author: Derek Tidball,Dianne Tidball

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830824367

Category: Religion

Page: 303

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Derek and Dianne Tidball defuse the polemics surrounding gender in Christian witness with a refreshing firsthand look at the role of women in the Bible. Beginning with a distinction between creation and new creation perspectives, the authors examine women under the old covenant, women under the new covenant and women in the early church.

Leading the Way Through Galatians

Author: Michael Youssef

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736951660

Category: Religion

Page: 171

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Every girl is a beautiful creation, uniquely equipped by God to do His work in the world. But as girls are growing, changing, and making choices about the kinds of lives they will lead, they are bombarded with conflicting messages about what it means to be a woman. The media says one thing, boys say another, and friends seem obsessed with whatever is newest and coolest. As a result, girls too often hand their decisions over to those least qualified to make them. Into the breach steps Elizabeth George, bestselling author and beloved Bible teacher. With wisdom, gentleness, and tremendous grace, she guides tween girls ages 8 to 12 through the most challenging decisions they face, teaching them to let God--not the world--define who they are. Discussing such topics as attitude, friendships, crushes, parents, school, and avoiding bad situations, Elizabeth helps girls see that the very best choice of all is a choice to live within God's will. Perfect for individuals, small groups, and mentoring.