A Fight to the Death: Taking Aim at Sin Within  -     By: Wayne A. Mack, Joshua Mack
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A Fight to the Death: Taking Aim at Sin Within

P & R Publishing / 2006 / Paperback

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According to the apostle Paul, either we destroy sin or sin will destroy us. In this waged war, A Fight to the Death holds the following biblical convictions:
  • continuing in sin is a serious and dangerous matter
  • true believers hate sin and want to overcome it
  • true believers want to put sin to death
In the first part of the book, the Macks explore why sin is so serious and why we should fight against it. In the second part, they present a biblical method for killing the sin within us.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: P & R Publishing
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.38 (inches)
ISBN: 1596380047
ISBN-13: 9781596380042
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Too few Christians are aware that they are in a fight to the death! Mack explores the seriousness of sin and where it will lead us. He also shows the necessity of fighting against it and presents a biblical method of killing the sin within us.

Author Bio

Wayne Mack lives in Pretoria, South Africa, where he serves as a pastor-elder with his son-in-law and teaches biblical counseling at Strengthening Ministries Training Institute to pastors and aspiring pastors in the region. He also spends about six weeks in the USA teaching at various churches. He and his wife, Carol, have four adult children and numerous grandchildren. Joshua Mack (M.A. in biblical counseling, The Master's College; M.Div., The Master's Seminary; D.Min., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is pastor-teacher of Living Hope Church in Pretoria, South Africa, and Executive Director of 1Hope Ministries International. He and his wife Marda have five daughters as well as two boys and one girl in permanent foster care. He is the co-author of Courage and God's Solution to Life's Problems. You can read more of Joshua Mack's writings at joshnmarda.wordpress.com.

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Sin. It's not a popular subject. It's such an old-fashioned term that we find it rather embarrassing, but not Wayne and Joshua Mack. They've written a whole book on it called A Fight to the Death.
They define sin as "any failure to conform to God's holy law. We are talking here about action and attitude. The apostle John puts it like this: 'sin is lawlessness' (I John 3:4). Therefore, we sin when we do, say, or think anything that God commands us not to. Likewise, we sin when we do not do, say, or think what God commands us to." (26)
They explain why sin is so serious, why God hates it so much, and how deceitful it is. Then they delve into killing sin in your life with practical steps and encouragement. They give a powerful warning to Christians about the dangers of prosperity in the western world. The Macks then provide hope that the areas of sin that we struggle with daily can be put to death.
Unlike many books written on a theological subject, A Fight to the Death is easy to read while not being simplistic. Average readers do not have to fear being lost in theological jargon and complex sentences as the Macks encourage them toward a closer walk with God. Nor is it boring as their anecdotes, quotes, and direct prose lend interest and immediacy to the subject.
The book is suitable for private study, Sunday school classes, and Bible studies with questions at the end of each chapter. The authors include a Scripture index also.
Dr. Wayne Mack teaches biblical counseling in South Africa part of the year and helps train pastors in Arkansas the rest of the year. He has written several books and sits on the board of several organizations. His co-author and son, Joshua Mack, pastors a church in Pennsylvania and has co-authored two other books. – Debbie W. Wilson, Christian Book Previews.com

Editorial Reviews

With the exegetical precision of John Owen and the practical animation of John Bunyan, Wayne Mack and Joshua Mack make one of the most neglected and misunderstood doctrines today—the mortification of sin—accessible and liveable. No pastor, church leader, or member can afford to ignore this title!
Sin is not a popular subject, but just as a cancer patient needs to learn about his disease, every sinner needs to understand the seriousness of his condition and its cure. The Macks’ treatment of sin is thorough, biblical, and practical.
What a title! A Fight to the Death is well written, easy to read, practical, user friendly, and above all else, biblical. The Macks do not want you to become spiritual road kill. Buy it, use it, and you will, by God’s grace, defeat the unholy trinity of the world, the flesh, and the devil. The right read about an eternally important choice.

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