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Christian Essentials Made Plain and Simple God doesn’t call every Christian to go off to seminary, but there are certain matters of doctrine—that is, the church’s teaching—that every Christian simply must know. Theology is important because what we believe affects how we live. If you’re a relatively new believer in Jesus, or if you’re a more mature Christian looking for a quick brush-up on basics of the faith, Christian Beliefs is for you. This readable guide to twenty basic Christian beliefs is a condensation of Wayne Grudem’s award-winning book on systematic theology, prized by pastors and teachers everywhere. He and his son, Elliot, have boiled down the essentials of Christian theology for the average layperson and made them both clear and applicable to life. You will learn about the Bible, the characteristics of God, what it means that we are created in the image of God, what God has done for us in Christ, the purpose of the church, and much more. Each chapter includes questions for personal review or group discussion. These truly are twenty basic beliefs that every Christian should know. Wayne Grudem is a master teacher with the ability to explain profound truths in simple language. He is a man of deep conviction and theological passion—and those who read this book will be both educated and encouraged in the faith. R. Albert Mohler Jr., President, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky Based on Systematic Theology, this summary will certainly help beginners with Christ to get the hang of their faith. J. I. Packer, Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia As Wayne Grudem’s Systematic Theology contracts into a compact book, I do not lose my enthusiasm for the truth he loves and the clarity of his words. John Piper, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
"This readable guide to twenty basic Christian beliefs is a condensation of Wayne Grudem's award-winning book on systmeatic theology."--Back cover.
Heikki Risnen offers a historical survey of the roots and first growth of the thoughts, values, and practices of the early Christians and explains the evolution of Christian belief in terms of vital adaptations to specific challenges. An ideal textbook for university introductory courses on the New Testament and Early Christianity, The Rise of Christian Beliefs offers chapters discussing paradigmatic events the life and death of Jesus and experiences of Easter, principal figures and groups, last things and afterlife, savior figures and the human condition, ethnicity, identity, and morality, and ritual community life.
In this twelve-session LifeGuide® Bible Study, Stephen Eyre introduces what you need to know about God, Christ, the Holy Spirit, human nature, sin, salvation, holiness, the church, mission, revelation and the last things.
"The story of Christian theology has often been divisive and disjointed. Providing a companion volume to his earlier work The story of Christian theology, Roger Olson thematically traces out Christian belief down through the ages, revealing a pattern of both unity and diversity. He finds a consensus of teaching that is both unitive and able to incorporate a faithful diversity when not forced into the molds of false either-or alternatives. The mosaic that emerges from Olson's work displays a mediating evangelical theology that is nonspeculative and irenic in spirit and tone. Specifically written with the nonspecialist in mind, Olson has masterfully sketched out the contours of Christian faith with simplicity while avoiding oversimplification."--
Christian Beliefs is designed for those who desire a basic understanding of Christian life and thought. It can be used for personal and family study and devotion. However, it is most appropriate for instruction in Christian doctrine in a congregational setting. Any believer or non-believer should find this small volume to be useful in the discovery of meaning for living the good life.
In 1990, New City Press, in conjunction with the Augustinian Heritage Institute, began the project knows as: The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century. The plan is to translate and publish all 132 works of Saint Augustine, his entire corpus into modern English. This represents the first time in which The Works of Saint Augustine will all be translated into English. Many existing translations were often archaic or faulty, and the scholarship was outdated. New City Press is proud to offer the best modern translations available. The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century will be translated into 49 published books. To date, 41 books have been published by NCP containing 93 of The Works of Saint Augustine, A Translation for the 21st Century. Augustine's writings are useful to anyone interested in patristics, church history, theology and Western civilization. -- Publisher.
This book brings together a digest of the basic beliefs and teachings associated with the Christian religion. It is intended as a primer of basic Christian beliefs written from a non-sectarian, ecumenical point of view. It allows for much amplification and discussion by either the teacher or the discussion leader. Seven prime categories of belief comprise the book's chapters: The Christian God, Jesus Christ, Jesus and Reconciliation, Christian Faith, the Christian Church, Christian Ethics, and Christian Eschatology.
This reader-friendly yet robust introduction to the Christian faith explores the essentials of Christianity and the impact they have on life, worldview, and witness. Written in an accessible and engaging voice for college-age readers, the book connects the biblical plotline, the Apostles' Creed, the comparative distinctiveness of Christianity, and life's big questions. The author shows how the Christian metanarrative speaks to questions about purpose, worth, ethics, personhood, and more, and helps readers understand what it means to be a Christian in a post-Christian world.
This accessible book presents the eight basic doctrines of the Christian church in plain language for both old and new curious Christians interested in sharpening their understanding and defense of the faith.
Not everything believed a biblical truth is truly biblical. The authors debunk 12 commonly accepted beliefs that cause bondage rather than liberty. They explain how nuggets of truth become cornerstones for error when wrongly understood, and they help build solid scriptural foundations that produce emotional freedom. Now with discussion guide.
This is the third volume in Alvin Plantinga's trilogy on the notion of warrant, which he defines as that which distinguishes knowledge from true belief. In this volume, Plantinga examines warrant's role in theistic belief, tackling the questions of whether it is rational, reasonable, justifiable, and warranted to accept Christian belief and whether there is something epistemically unacceptable in doing so. He contends that Christian beliefs are warranted to the extent that they are formed by properly functioning cognitive faculties, thus, insofar as they are warranted, Christian beliefs are knowledge if they are true.
In this composition, the origin of more than forty essential Christian beliefs are explained in order to provide answers for all Christians to such questions as "Where did God come from?" No longer will any Christian who has read this book need to avoid questions like "Who made sin?" "Is the devil real?" "Are heaven and hell real?" Did Jesus really live?" and "Should a Christian tithe?" The author's will is to help the Christian to know, to better understand, to teach, and to defend Christian beliefs. Beginning in the Old Testament book of Genesis, some essential Christian beliefs are presented on subjects, such as the family, anti-God sex, drug abuse, grace, sin, and marriage. From the New Testament, the writer presents the issues and Christian beliefs on Jesus Christ, disciples, origin of the church, origin of the Pope, Catholic, Protestant, and Baptist. In the Christian beliefs of the Baptist, the teaching of Jesus Christ as the norm, the founder, savior, and spiritual head are exalted. With supporting evidence from Jesus's own words, the last part of the book presents Jesus's teaching on hell, heaven, the steps of salvation, and tithing.
A Symposium of Christian Beliefs is about comprehensive ways of seeing Christianity as a whole.
Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, this text is divided into easily digestible paragraphs, whilst highlighting key words. It includes suggestion boxes throughout that provide activities and tips for reader, whilst a spread at the back for teachers and parents give activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children.
You grew up using the well known black and yellow striped Cliff's Notes to help you grasp everything from great literary works to algebra. Unfortunately, what ""Cliff"" forgot was the greatest literary work in history: the complete Holy Bible. Enjoy the ease of understanding the Bible like never before, book by book. Shepherd's notes helps reader's learn about the inspired authors of the Bible books and when and where they were first penned. Each Bible book is revealed in simple understandable steps that outline and underscore the focal points and personalities of the biblical text. You'll look to these unique books for their use in Bible studies, teaching, personal devotions and even in sermon preparation! Christian and home schools will find Shepherd's Notes an invaluable resource.
It is crucial that followers of Jesus and followers of Allah understand the similarities and differences of their respective systems of belief. This compendium has been derived largely from the authors’ book Muslims and Christians at the Table. We heartily recommend this 325-page book, designed to promote biblical understanding among Muslims.
"The Top Ten Dumbest Christian Beliefs" is a witty, easy to read, thought provoking, soft cover manuscript that readers will not want to put down. It is a concise and refreshing challenge to the learned ignorance commonly preached and taught from today''''s pulpits. "The Top Ten Dumbest Christian Beliefs" is surprisingly non-judgmental and not heavy on theological jargon. It cuts through the psycho babel, enlightening the reader with objective views that will strengthen their faith and cause them to become critical thinkers. "The Top Ten Dumbest Christian Beliefs" is a life changing walk through the Christian no spin zone that will arouse the intellect, stimulate emotions and cultivate a desire to study and learn more about God''''s word.