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Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2010
Timely and encouraging words to initiate a fresh experience of God's grace.
By following the dramatic story of John Newton, the Amazing Grace hymn writer, and the apostle Paul's own encounter with the God of grace, pastor and teacher Dr. David Jeremiah helps readers understand the freeing power of permanent forgiveness and mercy.
Dramatic stories and biblical insights highlight the very personal effects of grace and how grace:
- wondrously spans all our differences
- rescues us from our lostness
- helps us overcome our weaknesses,
- takes us from victims to victors
David Jeremiah is the founder of Turning Point, an international ministry committed to providing Christians with sound Bible teaching through radio and television, the Internet, live events, and resource materials and books. He is the author of more than fifty books, including Is This the End?, The Spiritual Warfare Answer Book, David Jeremiah Morning and Evening Devotions, and Airship Genesis Kids Study Bible. Dr. Jeremiah serves as the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego, California, where he resides with his wife, Donna. They have four grown children and twelve grandchildren.
biblesearcher1947Ellendale, North DakotaAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Many great insights for the readerSeptember 6, 2012biblesearcher1947Ellendale, North DakotaAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I would consider this a great tool for any and all bible study groups. There are many very valuable points made for all of lifes tenets and these based on scripture. The references are very clear and distinct and easy to read and comprehend.
crystal steimlingPAAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Left me with a GREATER understanding.September 7, 2011crystal steimlingPAAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Do you ever find yourself wondering how or where or even why GRACE fits into the everyday grind of humanity? This book is for you. Author David Jeremiah so simply and beautifully leaves the reader with a very clear, very biblical view of the plan of grace, the power of grace, the provision of grace, the promise of grace and yes, even the 7 wonders of grace. He leaves no stone unturned considering grace for the past the present and the future. And finally, he parallels the stories of two incredible lives....John Newton, an 18th century slave trader with the Apostle Paul and his Damascus Road experience. Maybe you'll never write the worlds most beloved hymn, and maybe you'll never be an apostle, but, because no one is beyond the reach of a loving God, you too, can be CAPTURED BY GRACE.
IreneUnited States4 Stars Out Of 5March 5, 2011IreneUnited StatesQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Every Christian should read this book. It will take more then a couple days to read though as Dr. Jeremiah gives you a lot to learn. Worth the time!
Heatherly5 Stars Out Of 5Encouraging and RefreshingJanuary 21, 2011HeatherlyQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5I've learned and read much about grace in these past ten years, but I was pleasantly surprised by all of the new insights that I gained while reading Dr. David Jeremiah's Captured by Grace.
Dr. Jeremiah, using the lyrics of the hymn "Amazing Grace" as his framework, explores the biblical teachings of grace and their implications in our heart, soul, and daily lives. What delighted me was they way that he did this using the life stories of the hymn's author, John Newton, and the Apostle Paul, the author of most of the New Testament's teachings on grace.
Learning the history of the familiar hymn and seeing grace lived out in the lives of these two men of faith allowed the teachings have more of an impact on my heart and spirit.
Captured by Grace is an easy, refreshing read that managed to encourage and convict.
Booksneeze.com provided me with a free copy of Dr. David Jeremiah's Captured by Grace in exchange for my honest review.
MutilatedAudioMiami, FLAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Caputed ForeverNovember 30, 2010MutilatedAudioMiami, FLAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I just finished reading Captured by Grace: No One is Beyond the Reach of a Loving God by Dr. David Jeremiah and I believe this book was absolutely fantastic. It is just what I needed at this time in my life. I'm a fairly new Christian, I still have few questions, and there many things I just don't understand. I find it difficult to put all my faith in someone I've never known. This book changed that, I say it changed me completely, but it has opened a new door, and it has changed my outlook on life.
Dr. Jeremiah uses the song 'Amazing Grace' to help really understand the grace of God and what is and what it can do. The book is broken into three sections; Grace in the past, present, and future which I think was great. It really gave me a well-rounded idea of what Grace really is. Dr.Jeremiah also takes you through the journey of Paul and John Newton's life and how they came to be captured by grace and how they brought grace to others.
Through this book I have learned what grace really is. It means that I am forgiven no matter how great my sins are, it means that I am loved and am precious to God just as everyone else it.
I've never really believe in God, or Grace or anything growing up. I resented it. I recently I've began to accept it and learn about it, this book really was the final push to really believing it all and putting my faith in Him.
As a new believer this book was quite insightful and powerful. I'm not sure if it will have the same affect on someone who has been a Christian for years, but I do think it would refresh their memory of what Grace is, I do believe it would change your perspective on it all.
I definitely recommend this book to all Christians, whether they are new believers or old-time believers. Every non-believer should read it as well, just so they can understand what Grace and Gad is all about.
I'm really happy I received this book to review. I'm lending to a friend to read then reading it all over again.
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