A library of Bible knowledge in compact form, this book contains more than 10,000 subjects, sermon outlines, and questions fully answered--all supported and proved by more than 33,000 references to Scripture passages.
How would you describe your best friend? Your spouse? Your children? When we know people well, our descriptions of them are richer and fuller than of those we know as mere acquaintances. So how would you describe God? And how does your view of God impact your life?
Join Chip Ingram in this fascinating study of seven attributes of God: his goodness, sovereignty, holiness, wisdom, justice, love, and faithfulness. You'll see God in a whole new light. It will change the way you pray, the way you live, and the way you think about the world around you.
God longs for you to know him as he really is. Get ready to meet God again for the first time.
Hoekema discusses the implications of the assertion that humankind was created in the image of God, devoting several chapters to the biblical teaching on God's image, the teaching of philosophers and theologians through the ages, and his own theological analysis. Suitable for seminary-level anthropology courses, yet accesible to educated laypeople.
God has placed deep longings in the heart of every human being. We all long for beauty, for greatness, for fascination, for intimacy. We all long to be enjoyed, to be wholehearted, to make a lasting impact. Only God can fulfill the longings He has given us. When we realize all these longings are godly and God wants to fulfill them, we experience great freedom, joy and intimacy with God.
This comprehensive textbook discusses four key aspects of the human person by exploring the relationship between origin and destiny, substance and identity, function and behavior, and relationships and community. The authors argue that an integrated approach of theology and psychology not only enhances our understanding of what it means to be human, but is also key to that understanding.
"You are in for a very pleasant surprise as you read Designed for Dignity, Here is a book -- written with great humility, simplicity, and honesty -- about people like you and me..., If you are one of those Christians who study 'worrnology' and think thatthe essence of the Christian faith is your worthlessness, this book will set you free. Read it. You'll be glad".
Charles Sherlock examines what it means to be human as created in the image of God and re-created in the image of Christ. He explores realties of human existence as individual, male and female, and in community.
On the basis of a theologically grounded understanding of the nature of persons and the self, Jack O. Balswick, Pamela Ebstyne King and Kevin S. Reimer present a model of human development that ranges across all of life's stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, middle adulthood, elder adulthood. They do this by drawing on a biblical model of relationality, where the created goal or purpose of human development is to become a reciprocating self--fully and securely related to others and to God. Along the way, they provide a context for understanding individual development issues--concerns, tensions, worries or crises encountered by the self in the context of change. Awareness of these issues is most prono ... more