Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God - eBook  -     By: J.I. Packer
Buy Item $8.99 Retail: $12.99 Save 31% ($4.00) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God - eBook

IVP Books / 2012 / ePub

$8.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $12.99
|
Save 31% ($4.00)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW30570EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase only in the USA. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Read this eBook on:


CBDReader App for iPod/iPad/iPhone

  1. 1

    Using your iPad, you can download the CBDReader App directly from Apple's App Store.

  2. 2

    Open the App Store, type 'CBDReader' into the search bar and press 'Search'.

  3. 3

    Click 'install' on the CBDReader app or click the name to view more details.

  4. 4

    You will be prompted to enter your Apple ID Password.

  5. 5

    When the app is finished downloading, the CBDReader icon will appear on your homescreen.

  6. 6

    Log in with your CBD account and all the eBooks you've purchased on the Christianbook.com website will be automatically added to your device.



  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $8.99 Retail: $12.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $11.49 Retail: $15.00 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

If God is in control of everything, can Christians sit back and not bother to evangelize? Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all?

In this new edition to the popular IVP Classics series J. I. Packer shows how both of these attitudes are false. In a careful review of the biblical evidence, he shows how a right understanding of God's sovereignty is not so much a barrier to evangelism as an incentive and powerful support for it. With over 100,000 copies in print, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God is truly a classic that should be read by every Christian.

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: IVP Books
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9780830866748
ISBN-13: 9780830866748
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

If God is in control of everything, can Christians sit back and not bother to evangelize? Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all? J. I. Packer shows in this new edition to the popular IVP Classics how both of these attitudes are false. In a careful review of the biblical evidence, he shows how a right understanding of God's sovereignty is not so much a barrier to evangelism as an incentive and powerful support for it. With over 100,000 copies in print, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God is truly a classic that should be read by every Christian.

Author Bio

J. I. Packer is Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also serves as contributing editor to Packer's writings include books such as (IVP Books), (Crossway), (Crossway) and (Servant), and numerous articles published in journals such as and

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(2)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
4.5 out Of 5
(4.5 out of 5)
Value:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
5 out Of 5
(5 out of 5)
100%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-2 of 2
Page 1 of 1
  1. Florida
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    October 12, 2012
    big bear
    Florida
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God.
    This book does an excellent job of answering the question: If God is sovereign, why do we evangelize?
  2. Alexandria, VA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    The missing ingredient in modern "evangelism"
    March 27, 2012
    David Gough
    Alexandria, VA
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 4
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God.
    Every so often I reach for a book that I read years ago that I remember having impacted me, but due to the passage of time I have forgotten why. This morning I have just completed a fresh reading of J.I. Packer's classic work, "Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God." Packer wrote this book more than fifty years ago and I read it as a college student in the mid-70s. I was amazed to find that it is as relevant today--perhaps more so, at least for me--as it was then. The writer does a masterful job walking the tightrope of divine sovereignty and human responsibility in dealing with the topic of salvation. Clearly a Reformed thinker, Packer presents a clear argument in explaining how both ingredients are essential in order to maintain a balanced approach to personal evangelism that is both biblical and practical. The reader emerges from this small but significant presentation with a strong sense of God's providence as well as a challenge for personal involvement. Packer stresses that evangelism is not an option for the true follower of Christ, and that prayer is an indispensable component in the process of sharing one's faith. While the book remains extremely significant, some of the terminology and illustrations are somewhat dated for younger generations. That should not deter anyone who is serious about sharing the Gospel of Christ with others from reading it.
Displaying items 1-2 of 2
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Praying the Gospel of John: An Illuminating Experience in the Word - eBookeBOOK
    Praying the Gospel of John: An Illuminating Experience in the Word - eBook
    David Foster and Brett Burleson
    Worthy Publishing / 2013 / ePub
    $2.39 Retail: $2.99 Save 20% ($0.60)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW36696EB
  2. Jesus: The Greatest Life of All - eBookeBOOK
    Jesus: The Greatest Life of All - eBook
    Charles R. Swindoll
    Thomas Nelson / 2011 / ePub
    $9.99
    5 Stars Out Of 5 23 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW5225EB
  3. The Message 10th Anniversary Reader's Edition
    The Message 10th Anniversary Reader's Edition
    Eugene H. Peterson
    NavPress / 2011 / Hardcover
    $14.99 Retail: $39.99 Save 63% ($25.00)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW471469
  4. NLT Large Print Compact Edition Black Hardcover
    NLT Large Print Compact Edition Black Hardcover
    Tyndale House / 2013 / Hardcover
    $16.99 Retail: $24.99 Save 32% ($8.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW387673

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search