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Overview Includes Belief in God, The Jesus of History, The Word of the Cross, The Power and the Wisdom, The Spirit of the Lord, The People of God, The Means of Grace, The Written Word, The Double Cure, and The Hope of Glory.
1. Belief in God- I believe in God the Father Almighty; Arguments for the Existence of God; Revelation and Inspiration: Maker of Heaven and Earth 2. The Jesus of History- Historical Religion; Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord: the Incarnation; Conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin Mary 3. The Word of the Cross- The Suffering Christ; the Mystery of Evil; Suffered under Pontius Pilate; Theologies of the Atonement; Dead and Buried, He Descended into Hell 4. The Power and the Wisdom- He Rose Again; the Doctrine of the Resurrection; the Resurrection as Fact and as Symbol; the Evidence for the Resurrection; He Ascended into Heaven 5. The Spirit of the Lord- The Holy Ghost; the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament: the Pentecost Experience; Aspects of the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit: the Work of the Holy Spirit: Summary: the Christian Doctrine of God, the Holy Trinity 6. The People of God- The Church: a Divine Plan: the Church of the Old Covenant; the Church of the New Israel; the Doctrine of the Ministry 7. The Means of Grace- Grace and the Means of Grace; Worship; the Sacramental Principle; Holy Baptism; the Holy Communion, or Eucharist 8. The Written Word- The Witness to the Christ-Centered Faith; the Inspiration of the Bible; the Canon of Scripture; the Old Testament Scripture; the New Testament Scripture 9. The Double Cure- Personal Religion; the Doctrine of Grace; the Life of Grace 10. The Hope of Glory- The Christian Hope; Hebrew and Greek Symbolism; the Second Advent; the Millennial Kingdom; Human Destiny
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.08" Width: 6.06" Height: 0.75" Weight: 0.905 lbs.
Release Date Oct 14, 1999
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 031023204X ISBN13 9780310232049 UPC 025986232047
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More About John Lawson
John Lawson (1674 - 1711) was a British explorer, naturalist and writer. He played an important role in the history of colonial North Carolina, publicizing his expeditions in a book, and founding two settlements. Beginning December 28, 1700 Lawson led a small expedition out of Charleston and up the Santee River by canoe and then on foot to explore the Carolina backcountry. Along the way he took careful note of the vegetation, wildlife and, in particular, the many Indian tribes he encountered. He traveled nearly 600 miles through the wilderness, ending his journey near the mouth of the Pamlico River. After his expedition, Lawson settled near the Pamlico River and earned a living as a private land surveyor. In 1705 he was appointed deputy surveyor for the Lords Proprietor of Carolina. In 1708 he succeeded Edward Moseley to become surveyor-general. Lawson played a major role in the founding of two of North Carolina's earliest permanent European settlements--Bath and New Bern. On March 8, 1705, Bath was the first town incorporated in what was to become North Carolina. Part of the incorporated land was owned by Lawson. He became one of the first town commissioners. Later he became clerk of the court and public register for Bath County. Lawson published an account of his adventure in 1709, in which he described the native inhabitants and the natural environment of the region. The book was an instant success, and several editions were published, including versions in German and French. The resulting publicity attracted many settlers to the colony of North Carolina. In 1709 Lawson returned to London to oversee the publication of his book, A New Voyage to Carolina. While in London he represented the colony in a boundary dispute with Virginia. He also organized a group of Palatine Germans to settle in Carolina and returned with them in 1710 to found New Bern on the Neuse River. The government of Queen Anne had invited the refugees to England for passage to the colonies. They were fleeing extended hardship in their homeland, due to a record cold, and French invasions. Nearly 3000 Palatine Germans were settled in the New York Colony in 1710 as well. In September 1711, Lawson and Christopher von Graffenried were captured by Tuscarora Indians while ascending the Neuse River. The Tuscarora released von Graffenried but tortured and killed Lawson. Shortly thereafter, tensions between Indians and settlers erupted into a bloody conflict known as the Tuscarora War.
John Lawson has an academic affiliation as follows - Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA Autism Research Centre, Uni.