A Grief Sanctified Including Richard Baxter S Timeless Memoir Of His Wife S Life And Death

Author: J. I. Packer
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 143351642X
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Their love story is not one of fairy tales. It is one of faithfulness from the beginning through to its tragic ending. Richard and Margaret Baxter had been married only nineteen years before she died at age forty-five. A prominent pastor and prolific author, Baxter sought consolation and relief the only true way he knew- in Scripture with his discipline of writing. Within days he produced a lover's tribute to his mate and a pastor's celebration of God's grace. It is spiritual storytelling at its best, made all the more poignant by the author's unveiling of his grief. J. I. Packer has added his own astute reflections along with his edited version of this exquisite memoir that considers six of life's realities-love, faith, death, grief, hope, and patience. He guides you in comparing and contrasting the world's and the Bible's ideals on coping with these tides of life. The powerful combination of Packer's insights and Baxter's grief gives you a beacon if you are searching for God, a pathfinder for your relationships, and a lifeline if you are grieving.

The Encyclopedia Of Christian Literature

Author: George Thomas Kurian
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810872837
Size: 32.55 MB
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Covering 2,000 years, this two-volume set is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this encyclopedia includes more than 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works.

Heroes Of Faith

Author: Gene Fedele
Publisher: Bridge Logos Foundation
ISBN: 9780882709345
Size: 11.72 MB
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2,000 Years of Christianity. Be inspired through these godly men and women who changed their world for Christ. Stories of supernatural courage, callous disbelief, and the life-changing Gospel.

Suffering And The Goodness Of God

Author: Christopher W. Morgan
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433519402
Size: 65.32 MB
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Suffering and the Goodness of God presents biblical truths concerning suffering and challenges believers to promote justice and to emulate God's grace as they minister to others. Famine. Sickness. Terrorist Attacks. Natural disasters. Each day horrific scenes of suffering are streamed before us through television, the Internet, and newspapers. Believers are taught that God is good, and they believe this truth. Yet when they are faced with suffering and hardships, the one question believers most often asked is, Why? Suffering and the Goodness of God brings insight to many contemporary concerns of suffering by outlining Old and New Testament truths and tackling difficult questions concerning God's sovereignty, human freedom, and the nature of evil. Suffering and the Goodness of God offers believers biblical truths concerning suffering and then challenges them to promote justice in the harsh, unsure world around them and to emulate God's grace as they minister to those who are suffering. Few topics are more crucial or central to the doctrine and daily life of a Christian than the glory of God. Despite its importance, however, few exhaustive books have been written on the subject. Andreas Köstenberger, Tremper Longman, Richard Gaffin, and other evangelical scholars and theologians have now collaborated to fill the void and help the church teach and protect this precious doctrine. The Glory of God is the second volume in the Theology in Community series, which uses sound biblical doctrine to carefully examine important theological issues. While substantial in theological content, books in this series are widely accessible and coherent. In this volume, Köstenberger, Longman, Gaffin, and others guide readers through the glory of God in the Old and New Testaments and Johannine and Pauline literature. The doctrine is traced in historical theology, applied in pastoral theology, and fully delineated in a concluding systematic theology. College seniors, pastors, seminarians, and educated laypersons will find this book enormously useful in their personal studies and ministries. Part of the Theology in Community series.

Seventeenth Century Lutheran Meditations And Hymns

Author: Eric Lund
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 0809147297
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A specialist in seventeenth-century Germany piety and devotional writings presents new translations of the prose works and hymnody from the century following the start of the Protestant Reformation

Affirming The Apostles Creed

Author: J. I. Packer
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433522012
Size: 23.97 MB
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The Apostles' Creed is the oldest, most beautiful succinct summary of Christian beliefs. Though often recited in unison during worship services, the creed begins with the phrase "I believe," making it a deeply personal profession of faith. But when was the last time you examined it closely? In Affirming the Apostles' Creed, an excerpt from Growing in Christ, noted Bible scholar and author J. I. Packer explains the meaning and implications of each phrase of this great creed. Each concise chapter serves as an invitation to dive further into the creed-and as a result, into the essentials of the Christian faith-by concluding with discussion questions and Bible passages for further study.

I Lived To Tell About It

Author: Joey Perez
Publisher: Worldwide Evangelistic Ministries
ISBN: 9780980106404
Size: 46.76 MB
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Out of the 95% of the young men and young ladies mentioned in the book, the author is one that is still alive to tell the story of how he lived a life of violence and crime as a gang leader and a notorious drug dealer in the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and how his life was dramatically changed.

Finishing Our Course With Joy

Author: J. I. Packer
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433541092
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Thinning hair, failing eyesight, and arthritic hands reveal an inescapable truth: we’re only getting older. But that doesn’t mean we should simply sit back and take it easy. In Finishing Our Course with Joy, renowned theologian and author J. I. Packer challenges us to embrace old age as an opportunity for continued learning, careful planning, and heartfelt discipleship. Packer’s pastoral words and personal stories encourage us to press on toward the upward call of God with endurance and grace—that we might continue to glorify God in our aging and finish our lives with joy.