On a Hill Too Far Away  -     By: John Fischer
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On a Hill Too Far Away

Baker Books / 2001 / Paperback

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The cross is more than a symbol. On a hill called Calvary, the Son of God was nailed on a cross for the real sins of the world. Two thousand years have passed, and John Fischer believes we are in danger of forgetting why Christ had to die in the first place - on a hill too far away. In our eagerness to popularize Christianity, we have created a user-friendly gospel that asks for hardly a sacrifice. On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suff'ring and shame... Fischer urges us to face ourselves as we really are - the good, the bad, the terrible, and the wonderful. When we do, we can reclaim the cross as the center of life and discover mercy, life, acceptance, and forgiveness. 189 pages, softcover from Bethany House.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0764224700
ISBN-13: 9780764224706
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The Cross is More Than a Symbol



John Fischer believes Christians are in danger of forgetting the power and passion of the gospel. Using the powerful image of a 5-foot cross bolted in front of the platform of a small Conneticut church, Fischer explores the centrality of the cross to a Christian's faith for all time, as well as the tragedy of the cross's apparent abscence in contemporary Christianity.

Author Bio

John Fischer has been mixing his unique combination of singing, speaking, and humor for a variety of audiences for over thirty years. His multifaceted talents of song writing, speaking, singing, and writing reflect the many avenues by which John carries on a spiritual dialogue with real life and real people.



John's books present a thought-provoking challenge to the Christian Church today, encouraging believers to pull the true essence of their faith from the trappings of the contemporary Christian subculture. John's debut into fiction, Saint Ben, received a Silver Angel award for fiction.



His other fiction books include Saint Ben, Saint's and Angel's Song, and Ashes on the Wind. Since l980, he has contributed a column to Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine.



A graduate of Wheaton College, John and his family now live in California.

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