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Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: David C. Cook
Publication Date: 2010
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Jesus Without Religion: What Did He Say? What Did He Do? What's the Point?Rick JamesInter-Varsity Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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Half-Life/Die Already: How I Died and Lived to Tell About ItMark SteeleDavid C. Cook / 2008 / Trade Paperback$13.49 Retail:
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The Outward-Focused Life: Becoming a Servant in a Serve-Me WorldDave WorkmanBaker Books / 2008 / Trade Paperback$13.49 Retail:
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We talk a lot about resurrection. What about the death that must come first? Through story and biblical insight, Rick James reminds us that when Jesus tells us to deny ourselves, take up our cross, and follow him, he is describing a path of death, not a path to death.
Giving up our own plans in order to meet someone elses needs. Allowing God to shape our dreams, even as we lose a relationship, a job, a hoped-for future. Being alert to these daily opportunities to die to ourselves is how we discover that every act of dying, done in faith, leads to spiritual growth.
As we learn to embrace the little deaths of everyday existence, we lose our taste for lifeless religiosity. Our appetite for a thriving, vibrant life in Christ growsand our own experience motivates others to live out their extraordinary mission on earth. In truth, death is not an ending. It is the only way to experience abundant life.
Rick James is Publisher of CruPress, the publishing arm of Campus Crusade. He is a graduate of Syracuse University and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and the author of numerous books, including Jesus Without Religion. He and his family live in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
spirituallyhottMadison, WIAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5WOW.June 27, 2011spirituallyhottMadison, WIAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book challenged me in many ways.
This is a must read book. Honestly.
I loved it. So much.
Death is the new life.
HoseWestchester County, NYAge: 45-54Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5November 10, 2010HoseWestchester County, NYAge: 45-54Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Shot through with biblical insight. Written in a straight-forward, conversational style and filled with good-natured humor and personal experience. An enjoyable and spiritually educational read!
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