The New City Catechism

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ISBN: 1433555077
Release Date: 2017-04-30
Number of pages: 128
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Publisher: Gospel Coalition

Download and read online The New City Catechism in PDF and EPUB This modern-day catechism sets forth fifty-two questions and answers designed to build a framework to help adults and children alike understand core Christian beliefs.


The New City Catechism Devotional

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ISBN: 9781433555060
Release Date: 2017-04-13
Number of pages: 240
Author:
Publisher: Crossway

Download and read online The New City Catechism Devotional in PDF and EPUB In centuries past, the church used catechisms to teach foundational Christian doctrines. In today’s world of shifting beliefs, this communal practice of learning biblical truth via questions and answers is more needed than ever before. Seeking to restore this ancient method of teaching to the regular life of the church, The New City Catechism Devotional is a gospel-centered, modern-day resource that not only summarizes important Christian beliefs through fifty-two questions and answers but also helps readers be transformed by those doctrines. Each question features a relevant Scripture reading, a short prayer, and a devotional commentary written by contemporary pastors (including John Piper, Timothy Keller, and Kevin DeYoung) and historical figures (such as Augustine, John Calvin, Martin Luther, and many others). Designed for use in a variety of contexts, The New City Catechism Devotional is a valuable resource for helping believers learn and meditate on the doctrines that stand at the heart of the Christian faith.


The Imperfect Disciple

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ISBN: 9781493409273
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jared C. Wilson
Publisher: Baker Books

Download and read online The Imperfect Disciple in PDF and EPUB Too many discipleship books are written for clean, perfect people who know all the right Sunday school answers. The Imperfect Disciple is for the rest of us--people who screw up, people who are weary, people who are wondering if it's safe to say what they're really thinking. For the believer who is tired of quasi-spiritual lifehacks being passed off as true, down-and-dirty discipleship, here is a discipleship book that isn't afraid to be honest about the mess we call real life. With incisive wit, warm humor, and moving stories, Jared Wilson shows readers how the gospel works in them and in their lives when - they can't get their act together - they think God is giving them the silent treatment - they think church would be better without all the people - they're not happy with the person in the mirror - and much more Wilson frees readers from the self-doubt and even the misplaced self-confidence they may feel as they walk with Jesus down the often difficult road of life. The result is a faith that weathers storms, lifts burdens, and goes forth to make more imperfect disciples.


This Changes Everything

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ISBN: 9781433555176
Release Date: 2017-03-16
Number of pages: 160
Author: Jaquelle Crowe
Publisher: Crossway

Download and read online This Changes Everything in PDF and EPUB The teen years have been hijacked—by fashion, music, movies, and games; by the pressures of school, peers, and society; and by superficial expectations set by the world. But there is something more glorious than all these influences that has the power to change the life of a teenager: the gospel. Written by a teenager for teenagers, This Changes Everything is a deeply theological yet practical and accessible book on how the gospel radically transforms every aspect of the teen years, including pursuing relationships, managing time, combating personal sin, and cultivating healthy habits. In a culture awash with low expectations for young people, this book exhorts teenagers to embrace a gospel-centered perspective on their lives and pursue wholehearted devotion to Christ now.


The Tech Wise Family

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ISBN: 9781493406555
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Number of pages: 224
Author: Andy Crouch
Publisher: Baker Books

Download and read online The Tech Wise Family in PDF and EPUB Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children. It's about developing wisdom, character, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than accepting technology's promises of ease, instant gratification, and the world's knowledge at our fingertips. And it's definitely not just about the kids. Drawing on in-depth original research from the Barna Group, Andy Crouch shows readers that the choices we make about technology have consequences we may never have considered. He takes readers beyond the typical questions of what, where, and when and instead challenges them to answer provocative questions like, Who do we want to be as a family? and How does our use of a particular technology move us closer or farther away from that goal? Anyone who has felt their family relationships suffer or their time slip away amid technology's distractions will find in this book a path forward to reclaiming their real life in a world of devices.


A Little Book on the Christian Life

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ISBN: 1567697445
Release Date: 2017-03-02
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Author: Jean Calvin
Publisher: Reformation Trust Publishing Reformation Trust Publishing a Division of Ligonier Ministries

Download and read online A Little Book on the Christian Life in PDF and EPUB For centuries, disciples young and old have turned to this book for guidance in the Christian life. Today, it remains unique in its clear exposition of Gods calling for Christians to pursue holiness, endure suffering, and fulfill their callings. This is a book for every Christian to pick up, read, and apply.


HOPE WHEN IT HURTS

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ISBN: 1784980730
Release Date: 2017-04-01
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Author: Kristen Wetherell
Publisher: Good Book Company

Download and read online HOPE WHEN IT HURTS in PDF and EPUB Suffering is real. But so is hope. Kristen and Sarah have walked through, and are walking in, difficult times. So these thirty biblical reflections are full of realism about the hurts of lifeyet overwhelmingly full of hope about the God who gives life. This book will gently encourage and greatly help any woman who is struggling with sufferingwhether physical, emotional or psychological, and whether for a season or for longer. It is a book to buy for yourself, or to buy for a member of your church or friend. For anyone who is hurting, this book will give hope, not just for life beyond the suffering, but for life in the suffering. Each chapter contains a biblical reflection, with questions and prayers, and a space for journaling.


Glory in the Ordinary

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ISBN: 1433552671
Release Date: 2017-04-30
Number of pages: 160
Author: Courtney Reissig
Publisher: Gospel Coalition

Download and read online Glory in the Ordinary in PDF and EPUB This book combats misunderstandings about the value of at-home work to help moms see how Christ infuses glorious meaning and significance into every facet of ordinary life.


Center Church

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ISBN: 9780310494195
Release Date: 2012-09-04
Number of pages: 400
Author: Timothy Keller
Publisher: Zondervan

Download and read online Center Church in PDF and EPUB Today many pastors are struggling to adapt to a post-Christian culture without abandoning orthodox theology. How do we communicate the concepts of grace and substitutionary atonement in our globalized culture and context? In Center Church, Timothy Keller offers challenging insights and provocative questions based on over twenty years of ministry in New York City. This book outlines a theological vision for ministry - applying classic doctrines to our time and place - organized around three core commitments: • Gospel-centered: The gospel of grace in Jesus Christ changes everything, from our hearts to our community to the world. It completely reshapes the content, tone and strategy of all that we do. • City-centered: With a positive approach toward our culture, we learn to affirm that cities are wonderful, strategic and underserved places for gospel ministry. • Movement-centered: Instead of building our own tribe, we seek the prosperity and peace of our community as we are led by the Holy Spirit. "In this important book, Tim Keller unpacks the gospel and gently but firmly reminds us that it is nonnegotiable. At the same time, he enables us to think through how we can responsibly interact with the culture, how we can - indeed, must - appreciate good things within it, and how we can firmly and faithfully apply the gospel to it." - D.A. Carson, research professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School


The Ology

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ISBN: 194257228X
Release Date: 2015-01-01
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Author: Marty Machowski
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Download and read online The Ology in PDF and EPUB Truth is for kids, not just for adults! SoThe Ologygives kids of all ages a beginners theology book to help them understand who God is and how we, as his children, relate to him. Arranged within a traditional systematic theological framework, each truth inThe Ologyis also connected to the larger redemptive story of Scripture. The doctrine of God, for example, is presented in the larger framework of creation, where the attributes of God are on display and easier to understand.Designed for six-year-olds through preteens, this flexible resource includes built-in adaptations for use with younger or older children, so that entire families can enjoy it together.


Visual Theology

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ISBN: 0310520436
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Number of pages: 160
Author: Tim Challies
Publisher:

Download and read online Visual Theology in PDF and EPUB Capitalizing on the increasing popularity of infographics and a growing interest in accessible, understandable teaching on theology, Visual Theology by Tim Challies and Josh Byers teaches timeless, historic, biblical truth in a fresh and vibrant way that that will capture your interest and ignite your imagination.


Just Do Something

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ISBN: 9780802490346
Release Date: 2014-03-21
Number of pages: 144
Author: Kevin L. DeYoung
Publisher: Moody Publishers

Download and read online Just Do Something in PDF and EPUB Why won’t God reveal his special will for my life already? Because he doesn’t intend to... So says Kevin DeYoung in this punchy book about making decisions the godly way. Many of us are listening for the still small voice to tell us what’s next instead of listening to the clear voice in Scripture telling us what’s now. God does have a will for your life, but it is the same as everyone else’s: Seek first the kingdom of God. And quit floundering. With pastoral wisdom and tasteful wit, DeYoung debunks unbiblical ways of understanding God’s will and constructs a simple but biblical alternative: live like Christ. He exposes the frustrations of our waiting games and unfolds the freedom of finding God’s will in Scripture and then simply doing it. This book is a call to put down our Magic 8-Balls and pick up God’s Word. It’s a call to get wisdom, follow Christ, be holy, and live freely. To just do something.


Echoes of the Reformation Leader Kit

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ISBN: 1430055332
Release Date: 2017-02-01
Number of pages: 144
Author: R. Albert Mohler
Publisher:

Download and read online Echoes of the Reformation Leader Kit in PDF and EPUB It has been five hundred years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the All Saints' Church in Wittenberg, Germany. Luther's theses called for the reform of the church and served as the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. Its impact is still felt today. This Bible study examines the five core truths that came from the Reformation, now referred to as the solas. Group members will explore these essential convictions of the faith and emerge more immersed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. The solas include: Sola Scriptura (by Scripture alone) Sola gratia (by grace alone) Sola fide (through faith alone) Solus Christus (through Christ alone) Soli Deo gloria (glory to God alone) How is the Reformation still relevant today? As political pressure mounts, morality drifts with today's culture, and evangelicalism becomes more and more refined in a post-Christian world, it's even more important to hold the convictions of the great Reformation closer than ever. In short, the solas point us to vibrant Christian community as well as personal identity in Christ. As you'll see in this study, the solas are more than cold Latin terms that academics throw around in church-history books. The five solas, like the Reformation itself, are intensely practical. They were the DNA of the Reformation and are still the DNA of the church today. They are grounded in a real-life, everyday following of Jesus. They're the most important, basic scriptural truths you can ever believe. We stand on the shoulders of Christians in the past, and knowing where we came from will help us keep moving forward with passion and biblical clarity. Echoes of the Reformation Leader Kit contains a Bible Study Book and 1 DVD with a promotional video and six 15- to 20-minute video sessions featuring authors Kevin DeYoung, Al Mohler, and Trevin Wax. These panel discussions introduce the topic, overview historical significance, explore the theological meanings of the solas, and include illustrations for applying these key transformative truths.


Learning to Love the Psalms

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ISBN: 1567697437
Release Date: 2017-01
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Author: W. Robert Godfrey
Publisher: Reformation Trust Publishing

Download and read online Learning to Love the Psalms in PDF and EPUB The Psalms are undeniably beautiful. They are also difficult, and readers often come away convinced that tremendous riches remain just beyond their grasp. In this book, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey invites us to journey with him towards a greater understanding and love for these sacred verses. The timeless elegance of the Psalms, their depth of expression, and testimony to the greatness of God have enchanted and edified Gods people for centuries. Learning to Love the Psalms is intended to help todays Christians share in that delight.


Gospel Fluency

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ISBN: 1433546035
Release Date: 2017-02-28
Number of pages: 240
Author: Jeff Vanderstelt
Publisher:

Download and read online Gospel Fluency in PDF and EPUB At the core of Christianity is belief in the gospel of Jesus Christ. But how should the gospel affect our lives after we believe? And how can we speak gospel truths into everyday issues of life? In this book, experienced pastor and speaker Jeff Vanderstelt shows how all people--Christians and non-Christians alike--need to hear the gospel on a regular basis. Teaching believers what it looks like to become truly "fluent" in the gospel so that it becomes a natural part of our everyday conversations, Vanderstelt shows how the good news of Jesus is our only hope for every aspect of our lives.