What It Means To Be A Christian

Author: Pope Benedict XVI
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 158617133X
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Presents three sermons on how to live as a Christian in the modern secular world, discussing the true meaning of love for God and for one's neighbor and the importance of faith, both for oneself and as a witness to others.

Now That I M A Christian

Author: C. Michael Patton
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 1433538075
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How do we help our friends who have just become Christians or are young in the faith? In this concise and accessible book, Mike Patton unpacks the basics of the Christian faith, helping new believers think rightly about God and live fully for God as they begin their new life in Christ. In ten easy-to-read chapters, Patton introduces readers to the foundational teachings and life-giving practices of Christianity—from the doctrine of the Trinity to reading and understanding the Bible. Designed for individual use or small group discussion, this handbook on the Christian faith has the potential to become the go-to guide for new believers wanting to follow Jesus with their heads and their hands.

Desiring God

Author: John Piper
Publisher: Multnomah Pub
ISBN: 1601423098
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Experience the Lifelong Pleasures of Knowing God! Satisfaction…Happiness…Joy. According to John Piper, the pursuit of pleasure in God is not only permissible, it’s essential. Desiring God is a paradigm-shattering work that dramatically alters common perspectives on relating to God. Piper reveals that there really is no need to choose between duty and delight in the Christian life. In fact, for the follower of Jesus, delight is the duty as Christ is most magnified in His people when they are most satisfied in Him. Constantly drawing on Scripture to build his case, Piper shows why pursuing maximum joy is essential to glorifying God. He discusses the implications of this for conversion, worship, love, Scripture, prayer, money, marriage, missions, and suffering. Piper beckons us to approach God with the hedonist’s abandon. Finally, we are freed to enjoy Jesus—not only as our Lord and Savior, but also as our all-surpassing, soul-satisfying Treasure. Desiring God may turn your Christian world upside down. And that will be a good thing, for the glory of God, and for your deepest joy. Includes a study guide for individual and small group use.

Man The Dwelling Place Of God

Author: A. W. Tozer
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 160066346X
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"Behold I stand at the door, and knock; if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me'." — Revelation 3:20 At the hidden center of man's being is the dwelling place of the Triune God. It is such a private, intimate place that no one can intrude but Christ, and even He will enter only through an invitation of faith. Once the Spirit enters the core of the believer's heart and establishes residence there, man becomes a true child of God. But baptism, confirmation, receiving the sacraments, church membership, etc., mean nothing unless God has truly inhabited the soul. In Man: The Dwelling Place of God, Tozer reveals what it truly means to have Christ within us—like leaving your old life behind, understanding the Bible, making godly choices, loving God for Himself, Christian fellowship, and more.

Speaking Christian

Author: Marcus J. Borg
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062078682
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In Speaking Christian, acclaimed Bible scholar Marcus Borg, author of Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time, argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. Stating a case that will resonate with readers of N. T. Wright’s Simply Christian, Borg calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church's words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope.

What Every Christian Needs To Know About Passover

Author: Rabbi Evan Moffic
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426791577
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The Passover was celebrated by Jesus and the disciples the last time they were together. Now popular speaker and writer Rabbi Evan Moffic brings an understanding to the Last Supper that will forever change how Christians celebrate Communion and prepare for Easter. Beginning with the Hebrew Bible and Jewish history, Rabbi Moffic shows how these inform the roots of Christianity as he weaves together history, theology, Jewish practice and observances. Then he provides the background and resources for Christians seeking to experience an authentic Jewish Passover Seder and integrate it into their own preparation for Easter. Rabbi Moffic brings an informed and ancient perspective, explaining and bringing to life the source of so many of our modern Christian practices. By exploring and explaining the ritual and story surrounding the Jewish Passover, Rabbi Moffic shares with Christians the wisdom and inspiration of the Hebrew Bible—what Christians call the Old Testament—in a way that increases appreciation and understanding of the culture in which Jesus lived and taught. For contemporary Christians desiring to enrich their understanding of the faith they practice today, this book offers deeper understanding of their spiritual heritage shared with Judaism.

Discipleship

Author: A. W. Tozer
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 1600669018
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Do you long to be more like Christ? Discipleship lies at the center of Christian life and practice. It is a beautiful journey, in which each of us simultaneously attempt to become more like Christ and to help others do the same. It is our most important task on earth, but often it is neglected or misunderstood. A. W. Tozer, on the other hand, knew exactly what it meant to disciple and to be discipled. Discipleship: What It Truly Means to Be a Christian is a collection of Tozer’s powerful and passionate writings on discipleship. In it you will learn about: the call, terms, and marks of discipleship devotional practices obedience reproducing disciples Whether you are a new believer or have known Christ for a lifetime, Tozer’s words will encourage and inspire you to love Jesus more. Come and be discipled by this beloved spiritual writer.

What It Means To Be A Christian

Author: B&H Kids Editorial Staff
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433685736
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100 short devotions to help boys ages 8 to 12 understand what it truly means to be a Christian.

What It Means To Be A Christian

Author: Andrea Denton
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
ISBN: 1433685698
Size: 74.17 MB
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100 short devotionals designed to meet the needs of girls who have just made a decision to follow Christ. This devotional book has been theologically reviewed and was written specifically for girls. The devotionals are in a non-dated format, so they can be started at any time throughout the year.

Night Of The Living Dead Christian

Author: Matt Mikalatos
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9781414365824
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Matt meets up with Luther Martin, a werewolf, who wants to shed his dark side and become a Christian, as they visit the vampires and zombies in their neighborhood who are finding it difficult to overcome their nature in their practice of Christianity.