Learn how to uncomplicate your faith walk! Focusing on what God wants from you and for you, Jeffress will help you transform your life to resemble Jesus in action, attitude, and affection. Discover the characteristics of the heart that are needed for change---forgiveness, obedience, trust, contentment, servanthood, and prayer. Bible study guide included. 224 pages, softcover from Waterbrook.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: WaterBrook Press Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 1400070929 ISBN-13: 9781400070923 Availability: In Stock
Your greatest desire is to please God, but with each passing week, your spiritual to-do list grows longer. As you strive to fulfill a never-ending inventory of requirements for being a godly parent, spouse, voter, employee, and more, you feel increasingly disconnected from the God you’re trying to serve.
When did the Christian life become so complicated?
It’s time to cut through the clutter and get to the heart of what it means to please God. In this liberating look at the core principles of faith, Dr. Robert Jeffress reveals the truth about what God really wants from you–and what He wants to do for you.
Through solid biblical teaching and practical insights, Dr. Jeffress points you toward a revitalized faith centered on becoming more like Jesus in action, attitude, and affection. You’ll learn how to partner with God in the process of spiritual transformation as you choose to follow Christ in forgiveness, obedience, trust, contentment, service, and prayer.
Through a renewed focus on experiencing the kingdom of God right now, you’ll find your to-do list shrinking and your spiritual life deepening. It all comes with embracing Clutter-Free Christianity.
Includes a Bible study guide for personal growth and group discussion
Dr. Robert Jeffress is the senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas and the Bible teacher on the internationally broadcast television program Pathway to Victory. A graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary, he has written sixteen previous books, including Outrageous Truth and When Forgiveness Doesn’t Make Sense. Dr. Jeffress and his wife, Amy, are the parents of two adult daughters.
“Gets to the heart of how to live like Jesus a little more each day. This book can add joy to your life that you’ve never experienced before.” –Josh D. McDowell, author of More Than a Carpenter, New Evidence that Demands a Verdict, and Beyond Belief to Convictions
"Robert Jeffress reminds us that the essence of the gospel is a changed life flowing from a God-transformed heart. From such a heart pours obedience, faith, contentment, service, and prayer—every facet of our continuing relationship with God. This book will ignite a passion to live wholly and holy for God as an overflow of our heart's love for Him." – R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
“True, raw, real Christianity–what does it look like? Dr. Robert Jeffress helps us discover what God actually wants from us and for us. Cutting through all the clutter of theology, cultural misconceptions, and assumptions, Jeffress goes to the core of Christianity. In this powerful book, he shows how to un-complicate our Christian walk by focusing on what really matters to God. Clutter Free Christianity will help you find the joy of ‘setting your heart on things above’ and guarding it against destructive behaviors. This is a book for every Christian who wants to experience God’s transforming work and walk the path of intentional Christian living.” –Karol Ladd, bestselling author of the Power of a Positive Woman series
“With the skill of a surgeon, Robert Jeffress cuts to the heart of the matter of spiritual growth. This is a valuable resource for anyone seeking to be serious about the Christian walk.” –Dr. Geoff Hammond, president of the North American Mission Board, SBC
Praise for When Forgiveness Makes No Sense “Dr. Jeffress makes sense out of giving forgiveness when it sometimes seems so senseless. With each page of this book, he opens the door to healing and grace.” –Les Parrott III, PHD, Seattle Pacific University; Author of 3 Seconds, The Power of Thinking Twice
“Anger, hurt feelings, and even betrayal can emotionally and spiritually tie us in knots. Robert Jeffress shows us biblically and practically how to ‘untie the knots.’ If you’ve struggled with forgiving others, or even God, this is your book.” –John Trent, PHD, author and speaker, president and founder of StrongFamilies.com and the Center for StrongFamilies
Praise for The Divine Defense “A clear and practical battle strategy for the ideals we hold sacred.” –Dr. Ed Young, pastor, Second Baptist Church in Houston, and author of The Marriage Mirrorom and The Creative Leader
“A great resource for Christians living in a fast-paced world. You will be reminded as to the why of the distress in and around you as well as the how to mute the agitation. The truth is our enemy doesn’t have a prayer–and this book will help you practice that truth.” –Neil Atkinson, author of The Shrewd Christian
Praise for Outrageous Truth “Outrageous Truth is refreshing, affirming, and convicting…a must-read for people of every persuasion, but especially for Christians who want to be found faithful in this generation.” –Rick Scarborough, founder and president of Vision America, author of Enough Is Enough
“Outrageous Truth ….is one text that all Christians should read.” –Dr. Richard Land, president, The Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission
Praise for Second Chance, Second Act “Everyone needs a new beginning at one time or another….This book will help you make the best of a mess you never intended. You really can begin again! – Dr. David H. McKinley, teaching pastor, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano, Texas
“This practical, biblical guide shows how to recover from mistakes and make your second act worthy of a standing ovation!” –June Hunt, founder and CEO, Hope for the Heart