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Publisher: Intervarsity Press
Price: $2.99 (Sept 5-6)
We live in a culture that values activity, achievement, and accomplishment. Whether in our careers, churches, schools or families, busyness is the norm in our lives, and anything less makes us feel unproductive and anxious. We have to work all the harder, then, to pursue true rest in a 24-7 world that is constantly in motion.
John Koessler understands that rest is not automatic or easy to attain. He names the modern-day barriers to becoming people of rest and presents a unique perspective on how pursuing rest leads us to the heart of God. With honest, biblical reflections on trends in our culture and churches, he exposes our misconceptions regarding the concept of rest, as well as offering correction and practices to align our ideas with God’s ideal.
The book includes reflection and discussion questions designed for both individual and group use. You will discover the true meaning behind Jesus’ idea of the yoke of rest and restoration for your mind, body and soul.
Table of Contents:
Part I: The History of the Doctrine
Chapter 1: Baptism in the Patristic Age, Middle Ages, and Counter-Reformation
Chapter 2: Baptism in Luther and Lutheranism
Chapter 3: Baptism in Zwingli and the Anabaptists
Chapter 4: Baptism in the Reformed Tradition
Chapter 5: Baptism in Early Orthodox Reformed Theology
Chapter 6: Baptism in High Orthodox Reformed Theology
Chapter 7: Baptism in Modern Theology
Summary of Part I
Part II: Biblical-Theological Survey of the Doctrine
Chapter 8: Baptism as New Creation
Chapter 9: Baptism as Covenant Judgment
Chapter 10: Baptism as Eschatological Judgment
Summary of Part II
Part III: Systematic-Theological Construction of the Doctrine
Chapter 11: Baptism as a Means of Grace
Chapter 12: Baptism as a Sacrament
Chapter 13: Baptism Proper
Chapter 14: Baptism and Its Recipients
Chapter 15: Baptism and Ecclesiology
Summary of Part III (more…)
This book is designed to assist you in your spiritual growth and guarantees your victory in Spiritual Warfare if you follow what the Word of God teaches. I have experienced firsthand the power of God in the strongest moments in Spiritual Warfare and He has given me victory every time I do it His way. In times when I tried to fight from my own strength and knowledge, I was defeated terribly.
I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
(John 15:5 KJV)
There is nothing better than to obey God and live in His will because nothing will go wrong if He is the one leading. Putting God first in our lives is crucial to living a life of peace and victory. Put into practice the recommendations in this book, they are totally Biblical and have been a blessing in my life. There are no shortcuts or magic cures to overcome the kingdom of darkness. We must put into action everything that God has given us and what he has taught us.
In this grab bag, we have 4 e-books from Intervarsity Press. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
In this grab bag we have 14 e-books from David C. Cook. The prices and sale dates that the publisher has provided are under each ebook cover.
Important guidance about life’s most trivial problems: “This book is hilarious.” —Jon Acuff, New York Times–bestselling author of Start
Do you know how to properly conduct yourself in a public restroom? What about while in the midst of profoundly awkward silence? Have you perfected how to get out of helping your friend move? If you answered no to those questions, you need Stuff You Should Know About Stuff, the book that future anthropologists will no doubt call “the Rosetta Stone of handling trivial life situations.”
Tripp and Tyler, the sketch comedy duo who created the viral videos “Sh*t Nobody Says” and “Things You CAN’T Do When You’re NOT in a Pool,” bring you this guide instructing you how to navigate the treacherous waters of life’s quandaries. You’ll find:
*An Open Letter to Starbucks Patrons
*Rules for My Waiter
*Photos and illustrations for people who enjoy photos and illustrations and stuff like that
*and much more
Learn how to deal with trivial situations, where we spend most of our time, trying to recover from going for the fist bump when a casual acquaintance wanted a high five.
“Probably one of the top ten books ever written. I can’t wait to read it.”—Jeff Foxworthy
Gospel e-books is working together with Christian publishers to allow you to choose what e-books you’d like to have discounted. Cast your vote below and the book with the most votes in each poll will be placed on sale soon after. If there are less than 100 total votes in a particular poll, the winning book will not be discounted.
Kregel: Spurgeon’s Daily Treasures in the Psalms: Selections from the Classic Treasury of David by Roger Campbell vs. Encountering God in the Psalms by Michael E. Travers
Crossway: Church History: A Crash Course for the Curious by Christopher Catherwood vs. Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church by Michael A. G. Haykin
New Leaf: The Darwin Effect by Jerry Bergman vs. The Dark Side of Charles Darwin by Jerry Bergman
Intervarsity Press: Jesus Behaving Badly: The Puzzling Paradoxes of the Man from Galilee by Mark L. Strauss vs. Paul Behaving Badly: Was the Apostle a Racist, Chauvinist Jerk? by E. Randolph Richards & Brandon J. O’Brien
Christian Focus: Time Out!: The gift or god of Youth Sports by John Perritt vs. God’s Word and Your World: What the Bible says about Creation, Languages, Missions and other amazing stuff! by Laura Martin
Reformation Heritage: The Ark of Safety: Is There Salvation Outside of the Church? (Explorations in Reformed Confessional Theology) by Ryan M. McGraw vs. Doctrine in Development: Johannes Piscator and Debates over Christ’s Active Obedience by Herber Carlos de Campos Jr.