Instruments in the Redeemer s Hands Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

Instruments in the Redeemer s Hands


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : P & R Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN 10 : 0875526071

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Instruments in the Redeemer s Hands Excerpt :

In many ways, the church today has more consumers than committed participants. We see church merely as an event we attend or an organization we belong to, rather than as a calling that shapes our entire life. Many of us would be relieved if God had placed our sanctification in the hands of trained professionals, but that simply is not the biblical model. God's plan is that through the faithful ministry of every part, the whole body will grow to maturity in Christ. All of his children are called into ministry, and each of them needs the daily intervention this ministry provides. God uses people, who need change themselves, as instruments of change in others. Tripp explains how his work follows an "all of my people, all of the time" model. If you followed the Lord for a thousand years, you would still need the ministry of the body of Christ as much as you did the day you first believed. This need will remain until our sanctification is complete in Glory

My Heart Cries Out Book

My Heart Cries Out


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2020-08-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433556845

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My Heart Cries Out Excerpt :

This ebook edition contains artwork adapted from the print edition to fit the digital format. "My hope is that this volume will help you to see the Savior more clearly, to understand his grace more deeply, to confess your struggle more honestly, to worship him more fully, and to find in these meditations the motivation to continue to follow the Savior even when he’s leading you into unexpected and hard places.” —Paul David Tripp Best-selling author Paul David Tripp invites you into his personal reflections on his experience of God’s ever-present grace through the ups and downs of his life. He shares his celebrations, disappointments, cries for help, confessions, and confusions in the form of 120 meditations that were written over many years through various joys and struggles. Vulnerable yet pastoral and wise, these meditations in the form of verse showcase how God’s amazing grace intersects with the mundane, unexpected, messy, and beautiful moments of everyday life.

Side by Side Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Side by Side


  • Author : Edward T. Welch
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2015-04-16
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 113
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433547140

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Side by Side Excerpt :

Everyone needs help from time to time, especially in the midst of painful circumstances and difficult trials. In this short book, a highly respected biblical counselor and successful author offers practical guidance for all Christians—pastors and laypeople alike—who want to develop their “helping skills” when it comes to walking alongside hurting people. Written out of the conviction that friends are the best helpers, this accessible introduction to biblical counseling will equip believers to share their burdens with one another through gentle words of wisdom and kind acts of love. This book is written for those eager to see God use ordinary relationships and conversations between ordinary Christians to work extraordinary miracles in the lives of his people.

How People Change Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

How People Change


  • Author : Timothy S. Lane
  • Publisher : New Growth Press
  • Release Date : 2007-01-28
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935273905

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How People Change Excerpt :

What does it take for lasting change to take root in your life? If you've ever tried, failed, and wondered what you could do differently, you need to read How People Change. In the book, biblical counseling experts Timothy S. Lane and Paul David Tripp explain the biblical pattern for change in a clear, practical way you can apply to the challenges of daily life. But change involves much more than just a biblical formula: you will see how God is at work to make you the person you were created to be. That powerful, loving, redemptive relationship is at the heart of all positive change you experience. A changed heart is the bright promise of the gospel, but many of us wonder if we'll ever see lasting change take root in our lives. When the Bible talks about the gift of a new heart, it doesn't mean a heart that is immediately perfected, but a heart that is capable of being changed. Jesus's work on the cross targets our hearts, our core desires and motivations, and when our hearts change, our behavior changes. How People Change targets the root of a person: the heart. When our core desires and motivations change, only then will behavior follow. Using a biblical model of Heat, Thorns, Cross, and Fruit, Paul David Tripp and Timothy S. Lane reveal how lasting change is possible. You don't need to be stuck anymore. In Christ, you are a new creation. The old has gone and the new has come. Includes a foreword by David Powlison.

A Better Story Book

A Better Story


  • Author : Glynn Harrison
  • Publisher : Inter-Varsity Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-19
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 173
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783594511

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A Better Story Excerpt :

The architects of the sexual revolution won over the popular imagination because they knew the power of story. They drew together radical new ideologies, often complex and hard to grasp, and melded them into the simpler structure of narrative. Crucially, they cast narratives that appealed to the moral instincts of ordinary, decent people. This moral vision overwhelmed the church and silenced its faltering apologists. The author argues that if Christians still believe they have have good news in the sphere of sexual ethics, then two big tasks lie ahead. Our first priority is to work out what has gone so badly wrong, both in our understanding and application of what the Bible teaches and the way we have presented our case to the non-churched. And then we must offer a better story, one that fires the imagination with such force that people will say, 'I want that to be true.' This book offers a confident, biblically rooted moral vision which needs to be shared with prayer and courage.

A Quest for More Book
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

A Quest for More


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : New Growth Press
  • Release Date : 2007-10-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781935273912

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A Quest for More Excerpt :

Paul David Tripp expertly traverses the deepest recesses of the human heart and compassionately invites fellow Christian travelers to journey with him into God's bigger kingdom. Readers will be encouraged, excited, and motivated by hope as they learn how to set aside their "little kingdom" attachments—which can expertly masquerade within the church as Christian activism, legalism, emotionalism, formalism, creedalism, and externalism—in favor of God's expansive and soul-freeing eternal quest. Tripp demonstrates through sound, biblical principles how humanity is made by God to transcend far beyond the mere physical realm, and humans are likewise created to be "glory junkies;" those whose visionary lives are governed by God's grand purposes rather than existing only within their narrow, self-interested confines. Tripp shows Christians how to "transcend" through daily, moment-by-moment practical methodology that transforms individuals into the image of Christ. Within this purpose-driven framework, Paul David Tripp compels believers to see beyond the worldly deception of personal achievement, success, materialism to break free from this ungodly fulfillment that is too easily satisfied with a mediocre walk with Christ. Instead the author invites committed sojourners to a life characterized by an unyielding passion that pursues God simply for the pleasure of his glorious company and, in the process, affect eternal change in a hurting, hopeless world.

Faith in the City Book

Faith in the City


  • Author : Angela Denise Dillard
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN 10 : 9780472032075

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Faith in the City Excerpt :

"Spanning more than three decades and organized around the biographies of Reverends Charles A. Hill and Albert B. Cleage Jr., Faith in the City is a major new exploration of how the worlds of politics and faith merged for many of Detroit s African Americans a convergence that provided the community with a powerful new voice and identity. While other religions have mixed politics and creed, Faith in the City shows how this fusion was and continues to be particularly vital to African American clergy and the Black freedom struggle. Activists in cities such as Detroit sustained a record of progressive politics over the course of three decades. Angela Dillard reveals this generational link and describes what the activism of the 1960s owed to that of the 1930s. The labor movement, for example, provided Detroit s Black activists, both inside and outside the unions, with organizational power and experience virtually unmatched by any other African American urban community"--Publisher description.

Good and Angry Book

Good and Angry


  • Author : David Powlison
  • Publisher : New Growth Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN 10 : 9781942572985

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Good and Angry Excerpt :

Good and Angry, a groundbreaking book from David Powlison, shows readers how anger is more than a problem to solve. Anger is our complex human response to what we perceive as wrong in a complex world, thus we must learn how to fruitfully and honestly deal with it. Powlison undertakes an in-depth exploration of the roots of anger, moral judgment, and righteous response by looking in a surprising place: God’s own anger. Good and Angry examines God’s desire for justice and his anger, which doesn’t devolve into manipulation. Rather, God’s anger is good and redemptive, and it causes him to step into our world to make wrongs right, sending his own Son to die so we can be reconciled. In this book full of practical and biblical help, Powlison sets readers on a path toward a faithful and fruitful expression of anger, in which we return good for evil and redeem wrongs. Powlison investigates how God is our model for change and our power for change. Good and Angry helps people who struggle with irritation, complaining, or bitterness explore how to respond constructively when life goes wrong. You, your family, and your friends will all be glad that you read this book.

Seeing with New Eyes Book

Seeing with New Eyes


  • Author : David Powlison
  • Publisher : New Growth Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781936768158

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Seeing with New Eyes Excerpt :

Have you ever had the experience of getting angry, upset, or worried about somethingonly later to discover some crucial fact you hadnt known? Or have you ever been delighted with something or someone, and later found out youd been had? Something you had not taken into account explained everything in a different way. You had no reason at all to be upsetor happy. When you began to see more fully, everything changed. Seeing with New Eyes is a book about taking into account something that changes everything. The goal of Seeing with New Eyes is to help the reader see God in the counseling context. How can we see what he sees, hear what he says, and do what he does? As we grasp this, we will become more thoughtful in understanding people, and more skillful in curing souls.

Marriage  Repackage  Book

Marriage Repackage


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2021-04-14
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 411
  • ISBN 10 : 9781433576478

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Marriage Repackage Excerpt :

Updated with Discussion Questions and Two Bonus Chapters When you say “I do,” you begin the journey of a lifetime— and you have dreams of that journey being perfect. But it won’t take long for expectations of the perfect marriage to fade away in the struggles of everyday life. A long-term, vibrant marriage needs to be grounded in something sturdier than romance—it needs the life-changing power of the gospel. In this rebranded edition of What Did You Expect?, popular author and pastor Paul David Tripp encourages couples to make six biblical commitments to the Lord and to one another. These commitments, which include a lifestyle of confession and forgiveness, building trust, and appreciating differences, will equip couples to cultivate thriving, joy-filled marriages built on Christ.

Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom  c 1050   1614 Book

Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom c 1050 1614


  • Author : Brian A. Catlos
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 649
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521889391

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Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom c 1050 1614 Excerpt :

An innovative study which explores how the presence of Muslim communities transformed Europe and stimulated Christian society to define itself.

Age of Opportunity Book

Age of Opportunity


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : Presbyterian & Reformed Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN 10 : 0875526055

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Age of Opportunity Excerpt :

Teenage hassles that disrupt parents? lives? Or prime opportunities to connect with, listen to, and nurture our kids? Paul Tripp uncovers the heart issues affecting parents and their teenagers during the often chaotic adolescent years. With wit, wisdom, humility, and compassion, he shows parents how to seize the countless opportunities to deepen communication, learn, and grow with their teenagers.

Forever Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Forever


  • Author : Paul David Tripp
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310598893

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Forever Excerpt :

Is this all you're living for? For years, pastor Paul Tripp understood we were "hardwired for forever." But he didn't understand that it was more than a valuable insight. It is a practical tool to help us face the disappointment of everyday life. Now he knows, and he can help you discover how to survive and thrive in the middle of your story, with the final chapter of heaven in view. Instead of embracing the world's motto--"you only live once"--follow Tripp as he unpacks the biblical truth of the world as a broken place, longing for a second chance. And come alive as you discover the meaning and redemption all this brokenness can bring to your life today. With practical insights on how eternity impacts your relationships, your job, your kids, and your deepest struggles, you'll be encouraged to relax into the eternal story God is writing for you. You really are hardwired for eternity, and this book reveals how you can begin to view all that happens in your life as preparation for Forever.

Oahspe Book

Oahspe


  • Author : John Ballou Newbrough
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1882
  • Genre: Automatism
  • Pages : 1018
  • ISBN 10 : UCR:31210002196457

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