Item description for Bitesize Theology by Peter Jeffery...
Overview Peter Jeffery has a unique gift for presenting difficult concepts precisely, with clear and simple language. Bitesize theology is both sound and simple?a combination that is all too rare in modern evangelical literature. This is an invaluable resource for both lay people and serious students of theology. ?John F. MacArthur, Pastor?Teacher, Grace Community Church
Publishers Description In this easy-to-read book, Peter Jeffery shows us just how tantalizingly enjoyable Bible teaching can be. With short but solid chapters on key subjects, he outlines the ABCs of the Christian faith.
Each of the chapters is bite sized. There is just enough to manage at one time, and you will find there is much to nourish the mind as well as to warm the heart and inspire the will. Quotations from other writers are also included, as is as a list of recommended books for additional reading. There is also a guide for reading the New Testament and Psalms through in a year.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.94" Width: 5.04" Height: 0.36" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Nov 10, 2014
Publisher Evangelical Press
Edition Revised 2014
ISBN 0852344473 ISBN13 9780852344477
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More About Peter Jeffery
Peter Jeffrey is a Welsh pastor known around the world for his prolific writing on eveangelical issues and the care of new believers. His other books include "Believers Need the Gospel."
Reviews - What do customers think about Bitesize Theology?
Solid, simple, effective and practical Jun 5, 2004
If you are looking for a simple, effective, biblical and practical book, this book is for you. I have brought this book into my church and used in Sunday School and translated it into Turkish language and it is about to be published in Turkey. This book is a short summary of 'Systematic Theology'. I would recommend another book which would contribute to this book called 'God's Big Picture'.
The Place to Begin in Learning Theology Oct 2, 2003
This book is a great intro to theology for christians. Jeffery begins the book with two chapters on why we need theology and then proceeds systematically through key doctrines. The doctrines that he covers are God, Jesus, The Holy Spirit, The Trinity, Sin, Atonemnet, Grace, Regeneration, Repentance and Faith, Reconciliation, Redemption, Justification, Adoption, Union with Christ, Sanctification, Election, Eternal Security, and The Second Coming. Jeffery is brief and to the point on these doctrines, and ends each chapter with a thought-provoking quote from historic defenders of these doctrines, and with questions to think about, and a book recommended for further reading. A must read for Christians!
Christian Theology for Dummies! Simply Superb! Sep 29, 2003
This book could have also been entitled "Theology for Dummies," and I say that as a great compliment. Having received seven years of seminary training, I have waded through my fair share of deep, hard-to-read theological works. From Emil Brunner to Dale Moody, I have covered a spectrum of authors. I cannot remember one of those theological titles that I would recommend to the average church member in my congregation.
This work however, I recommend wholeheartedly. People in our churches today are starving for straightforward, biblically based, easy-to-read theology. Jeffery here speaks to the layperson as he outlines key doctrines of the Christian faith. Among the doctrines explained are: God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, the Trinity, Sin, Grace, Regeneration, Justification, Sanctification, and the Second Coming. I'm recommending this book to my church librarian as an addition to the materials available to our congregation. It is simply a superb primer on Christian theology!