Item description for Four Spiritual Laws (Package of 25) by Bill Bright...
Overview This is a pack of 25 short tracts entitled, "Have You Heard of the Four Spiritual Laws?" Law 1: God loves you and offers a wonderful plan for your life. Law 2: Man is sinful and separated from God. Thus he cannot know and experience God's love and plan for his life. Law 3: Jesus Christ is God's only provision for man's sin. Through Him you can know and experience God's love and plan for your life. Law 4: We must individually receive Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; then we can know and experience God's love and plan for our lives.
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Studio: New Life Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 4.34" Width: 2.73" Height: 1.66" Weight: 0.51 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 1993
Publisher NEW LIFE PUBLICATIONS #356
ISBN 1563990199 ISBN13 9781563990199 UPC 878387000032
Availability 335 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 24, 2017 06:56.
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More About Bill Bright
William R. "Bill" Bright (October 19, 1921 – July 19, 2003) was an American evangelist. The founder of Campus Crusade for Christ, he wrote The Four Spiritual Laws in 1952 and produced the Jesus Film in 1979.
Bright held five honorary doctorate degrees: a Doctor of Laws from the Jeonbuk National University of Korea, a Doctor of Divinity from John Brown University, a Doctor of Letters from Houghton Seminary, a Doctor of Divinity from the Los Angeles Bible College and Seminary, and a Doctor of Laws from Pepperdine University.
In 1983, he chaired the National Committee for the National Year of the Bible. He was named the 1996 recipient of the $1.1 million Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion. He donated the prize money to causes promoting the spiritual benefits of fasting and prayer.
He wrote more than 100 books and booklets, and thousands of articles and pamphlets that have been distributed in most major languages by the millions. He was a signer of the document Evangelicals and Catholics Together.
Bright was a co-founder of the Alliance Defense Fund which funds high profile litigation cases on behalf of Christians' First Amendment rights. He was also a co-signatory of the Land letter of 2002 which outlined a just war rationale for the 2003 invasion of Iraq, providing a theological underpinning for the invasion being planned by President George W. Bush.
He produced the Jesus Film in 1979, which was released by Warner Bros. in the United States. It was not a financial success, losing approximately $2 million. While praising its "meticulous attention to authenticity", critics panned Jesus for being "painfully monotonous". The Los Angeles Times called it a "...dull Sunday-School treatment of the life of Christ
Pastor Rick Warren • Author of "The Purpose Driven Life", stated, "The 'JESUS' film is the most effective evangelistic tool ever invented." Every eight seconds, somewhere in the world, another person indicates a decision to follow Christ…after watching the "JESUS" film. Every eight seconds... that's 10,800 people per day, 324,000 per month and more than 3.8 million per year! That’s like the population of the entire city of Pittsburgh, PA coming to Christ every 28 ¼ days. And yet, if you are like many people, you may have never even heard of it.
Bright was survived by his wife Vonette, sons Zachary and Brad, and four grandchildren.
The Rev. Billy Graham released a statement on Bright's death: "He has carried a burden on his heart as few men that I've ever known - a burden for the evangelization of the world. He is a man whose sincerity and integrity and devotion to our Lord have been an inspiration and a blessing to me ever since the early days of my ministry."
Bill Bright currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Bill Bright was born in 1917.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Four Spiritual Laws ?
More than a Jesus loves you Dec 23, 2007
This tract is a great way to spread the gospel of Christ. It goes into detail without becoming boring. It makes the way to salvation and why salvation is needed very clear. An earlier review says that this is an ineffective way to minister, but I disagree, for while most that receive Christ in crusades or with a tract may fall away, many of them come back years later because of the seed that was planted. These stats aren't reflected many times. This is true for myself. I came to the Lord at the age of 12 watching Billy Graham on television and fell away a few months later, but at the age of 19 I remembered that wonderful touch of The Lord and came back to Him. At any rate, this tract is a great way to share your faith or to simply learn the basics if you don't already know them.
One of the best, simple, evangelistic tools ever Mar 25, 2005
If you want a practical, transferable, and effective means of communicating the claims of Jesus Christ to friends, co-workers, and neighbors, this tool will help. It is direct, simple, contains the gospel, and can be left with the person so they can review it later. It also has a simple "follow-up" tool built in if someone places their faith in Christ. It stresses faith in the historic gospel, Christ as God's only provision for sin, God's love, and mankind's need for a savior.
Poor methods produce poor outcomes Feb 2, 2004
While it may be true that some have been saved by this method of evangelism, and have continued to be saved throughout their lives, the end result is usually not that happy. Statistics show that there is an 80-90% fall away rate from decisions in our churches, and nearly a 100% fall away rate from Crusades. Bill Bright himself, in one of his later interviews, admits that he was wrong for using and promoting this method because of the tragic results it produces (Revivals Golden Key, p.83). Rather than producing real conversions, the "love, joy, peace" gospel seems to only produce stoney-ground hearers and bitter backsliders who are innoculated to the gospel message. Martin Luther called the ones in his day who used the same love-joy-peace gospel message that the majority of modern evangelists use a "sect" that was "stirred up by Satan"
I would not recommend these tracts or this method, but rather the method that Jesus, Paul, all of the great preachers in history (including C.H. Spurgeon, Wesley, Finney, Edwards, etc) have used and promoted vigorously. It is the use of the law to bring men to Christ. For a good book on this, i recommend reading "Hells Best Kept Secret" by Ray Comfort, or "Revivals Golden Key" by ray comfort.
Have you heard of the four spiritual laws Jan 14, 2000
The information contained in this book changed my life for the better. It is most certainly worth your time. Buy it! You will be forever grateful!