Blessing is one of the most used but least understood of Christian terms. We want to be blessed, and to be a blessing, but do not think a great deal about what that implies. This engaging introduction unpacks the rich, many-layered concept of blessing from a variety of angles, looking at the place of blessing in the scriptures, in theology and in daily life.
ââ¬¢ What it means to ââ¬ËBless the Lordââ¬
ââ¬¢ Blessing in terms of thanksgiving, praise, and recognition of who God is
ââ¬¢ Jesus as the Son of the Blessed One
ââ¬¢ Overcoming the opposite of blessing
ââ¬¢ Who and what is blessed
ââ¬¢ How and when we bless today
With sections on vocation and the ââ¬Ëprosperity gospelââ¬ movement, this guide will not only help the reader to think differently and more deeply about blessing, but also about the places, people and situations that we bless.