Item description for The Discipline of Grace: God's Role and Our Role in the Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges...
Overview This book offers an escape from legalism into the freedom found by letting God do His job in our pursuit of holiness. Now with a revised study guide and new look, this Gold Medallion best-selling title from author Jerry Bridges is perfect for individual and small group study. The Discipline of Grace helps readers understand that the same grace that brings believers to Christ develops them spiritually in areas of commitment, conviction, choices, watchfulness, and adversity, so they can rest assured in Christ while vigorously pursuing a life of holiness.
Publishers Description The Discipline of Grace Study Guide by Navigator author Jerry Bridges will help you unlock the mystery of what God does in bringing you to maturity in Christ. Each session in the discussion guide contains an excerpt from the book along with probing questions for personal study and group discussion. Go deeper in your relationship with God, get to know His character, and explore the ways grace can change your spiritual life.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.28" Width: 5.78" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date May 29, 2006
Publisher NAV PRESS #111
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
ISBN 1576839907 ISBN13 9781576839904
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More About Jerry Bridges
Jerry Bridges (born December 4, 1929, Tyler, Texas, United States) is an evangelical Christian author, speaker and staff member of The Navigators. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Pursuit of Holiness, which has sold more than one million copies. His devotional Holiness Day By Day garnered the 2009 ECPA Christian Book Award for the inspiration and gift category, and The Discipline Of Grace received a similar award in 1995 for the Christian living category.
Bridges earned his undergraduate degree in engineering at the University of Oklahoma before serving as an officer in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He joined Christian discipleship organization The Navigators in 1955, where he served as administrative assistant to the Europe Director, office manager for the headquarters office, Secretary-Treasurer of the organization, and as Vice President for Corporate Affairs before moving to a staff development position with the Collegiate Mission.
His most popular book, The Pursuit of Holiness, has sold over one million copies.
Jerry Bridges currently resides in Colorado Springs, in the state of Colorado.
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Reviews - What do customers think about The Discipline of Grace Study Guide?
Making the Gospel Easy to Grasp Jul 28, 2008
I enjoyed this book very much. It gave me understanding of doctrinal truths that were difficult to articulate. I have added many of these points covered to my tool belt to use in teaching and encouraging others as they begin their walk of faith. It is an excellent study to use with new believers.
The only thing I found that distracted me was that some points in chapters towards the end were a little redundant. I was hoping to find the final chapter a summarization of all the important points covered in the entire book since there was so much to set a foundation.
Still this was an excellent study that has enabled me to more clearly explain and teach the Gosple.
Discipline of Grace:byJerry Bridges Jan 23, 2008
Jerry Bridges writes with authority and preciseness, covering a subject too many of us have pondered, but had very little modern Bible commentators to draw from. He is very careful to present the need of: discipline ( the attitude of responsibility) towards God's free gift of Grace is revealed with great care & humility by the author. He also gives thoughtful suggestions as to how to align holistic living under the un-merited provision of Grace. Thanks to a courageous effort here that may 'rock' a few heads-in-the-sand, or heads-in-the-clouds mentalities, but in my opinion, that would be a good thing. Grace was meant to be 'lived-out' pursueing Holiness with the idea; we submit ourselves to God first, in turn we will be directed towards serving others' needs (By His dircetion, not our own), and in doing so our own sanctification will mature according to God's purpose, the uplifting of His kingdom, not ours.