Atonement...justification...holiness...judgement... regeneration...worship. Could you explain what each of these terms means? Maybe it's time you brushed up on some of the key concepts of your Christian faith. Theology and Wesleyan-Holiness doctrine is Rob L. Staples' life passion. As a college and seminary professor, he has trained countless others to communicate the precious truths of Christianity and Wesleyan thinking so that folks from all walks of life can understand. Many of these "words of faith" first appeared in Staples' monthly column for the Herald of Holiness, winning the Higher Goals in Christian Journalism Award from the Evangelical Press Assiciation. Use this book as an insightful devotional book to help you grow in grace and understanding or as a valuable resource for pastors, Sunday School teachers, small-group leaders, and others in leadership roles.
In the beginning, according to the first chapter of Genesis, God created the universe simply by uttering words. Christians dare not take lightly the importance of words for understanding, clarifying, and communicating the Word.Theology. Providence. Justification. These are some words that help create and define our Christian existence.In Words of Faith, Dr. Rob L. Staples defines and explains 52 key terms that are part of the Christian’s rich heritage. They are too precious to loose, too important to neglect. They are the kinds of words that the Bible says are as precious as silver and gold when spoken aptly.Refreshingly non-sectarian and not rigidly doctrinaire, Words of Faith is a theological word book for those who do not have time or opportunity to study the heavy writings of the honored thinkers of the centuries and provides concise explanations of key concepts of the Christian faith.
Rob L. Staples, Th.D., has been professor of theology at Nazarene Theological Seminary since 1976. Formerly he taught at Southern Nazarene University and all pastored two churches in California. He is a past president of the Wesleyan Theological Society.
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