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Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2011
Availability: In Stock
Using a unique story-driven format, God without Religion dismantles common religious misconceptions, revealing
the true meaning of being filled with the Spirit
the facts about judgment, rewards, and God's discipline
the simple truth behind predestination and the divisions it causes
the problem with the popular challenge to "live radical"
Pulling no punches, Farley shows how the truth about these controversial issues can liberate and unify believers as we discover how to rest in the unconditional love of God.
In God without Religion, Farley carefully teases out the threads of religion and examines them in the full light of Scripture. He likens the process to switching from one computer operating system to another. When one switches to a new operating system, the old system needs to be abandoned completely. It doesn't work that way anymore on your new system. Farley's criticism of religion is that it tries to use an old operating system on a new computer. (Yes, Apple computers will run Microsoft programs but Farley defends against that argument, too!)
The destructive thought patterns that plague many believers are brought out, carefully examined, and dealt with accurately and appropriately. Without seeming harsh or haughty, the reader is lead to carefully and biblically consider the truth of such thoughts as "I'm not good enough, "I'm not consistent enough," and "I'm too guilty." The biblical case is presented lovingly and pointedly; Christ was either the perfect and complete sacrifice or He was dishonest, disqualified, and deceitful. The author makes a very passionate case for the right relationship between the believer and the law that bears careful consideration.
Turning from the issue of salvation, Farley then undertakes to debunk several prevalent myths among believers. First to be considered is the belief that "if I give, God will bless me," or its corollary "if I don't give, God will punish me." Again, Scripture is brought out, allowed to speak on its own and make commentary on itself in order to bring the reader to a thoughtful conclusion.
The discussion then turns to the limits of salvation: who exactly can be or will be saved? The author deftly handles Scripture to allow a full portrait of God's amazing love and pursuing grace to be revealed. The remainder of the book deals with the repercussions of that amazing love. Because God's great mercy, love, and grace have dispensed so great a salvation that lives are drastically and radically changed in the process how should we live? Farley discusses the topics of extending forgiveness to others, dealing with sin in one's own life, meeting together in corporate worship, and preparing for the life that is to come. The well-established pattern is followed: Scripture is presented as the final authority, and where clarity is needed, Scripture is its own interpreter.
Throughout the book, Farley issues a very clear call for a grand distinction to be made between following God and following religion. Rules never save; they only highlight the infractions that occur. God is the only Savior, so it is He who must be trusted above all others even religion. I commend this book to your careful reading and consideration. Charles Eldred, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com
Samuel5 Stars Out Of 5a revelationJanuary 6, 2015SamuelQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5The truth, no more, no less. A must for anyone who struggles with their identity in Christ.
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