This practical introduction to Reformed spirituality demonstrates, in Ryken's words, that "the doctrines of grace help to preserve all that is right and good in the Christian life: humility, holiness, and thankfulness, with a passion for prayer and evangelism." The booklet will introduce lay readers to Reformed distinctives. It is designed especially for use by Presbyterian and Reformed churches.
This practical introduction to Reformed spirituality encourages a God-centered mind, penitent spirit, grateful heart, submissive will, holy life, and glorious purpose. A clear, biblical, and beautiful summary of Calvinism or the Reformed Faith. . . . Easy to read and accurate. Charles Dunahoo
Philip Graham Ryken is president of Wheaton College. He is Bible teacher for the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, speaking nationally on the radio program Every Last Word. Dr. Ryken was educated at Wheaton College, Westminster Theological Seminary, and the University of Oxford, where he received his doctorate in historical theology. He and his wife, Lisa, have five children.
Basics of the Faith booklets introduce readers to basic Reformed doctrine and practice. On issues of church government and practice they reflect that framework - otherwise they are suitable for all church situations.
A clear, biblical, and beautiful summary of Calvinism or the Reformed Faith. This could be helpful to a new Christian as well as older Christians . . . easy to read and accurate.
John Calvins personal motto was I offer my heart to you, O God, promptly and sincerely. Philip Ryken has done a wonderful job of explaining the meaning of that motto. He can describe True Calvinism because he understands Calvins heart as well as his head. I am looking forward to using this booklet in my ministry.
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