Item description for From Ordinary to Extraordinary: A Yearlong Devotional to Discover What God Wants to Do with You by John MacArthur...
Overview Best-selling author John MacArthur draws from the lives of apostles and twelve special women in the Bible to encourage, inspire, and lead Christians in their daily walk.
In Twelve Ordinary Men and Twelve Extraordinary Women, John MacArthur unveiled some of the Bible's most important men and women, showing how God selected them for important Kingdom assignments. Now, in From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Dr. MacArthur hand selects the most powerful moments and lessons from their stories to encourage, inspire, and lead Christians.
With a daily reading from Dr. MacArthur, scripture passage, and a prayer or concise insight, this book will give Christ followers the companionship of Bible heroes who faced many of the same challenges we face each day.
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.4" Width: 4.6" Height: 1.3" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2009
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 1400202418 ISBN13 9781400202416
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More About John MacArthur
John MacArthur is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master's College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.
The son of Jack MacArthur and fifth cousin of U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, John MacArthur attended Bob Jones University before transferring to Los Angeles Pacific College (now Azusa Pacific University). He later obtained his Masters of Divinity from Biola University's Talbot Theological Seminary, in La Mirada, California. He graduated with honors. From 1964 to 1966, he served as an associate pastor at Calvary Bible Church, in Burbank, California and, from 1966 to 1969, as a faculty representative for Talbot Theological Seminary. Then, in 1969, he became the third pastor in the then-short history of the nondenominational Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, California.
His daily radio program, Grace to You, which is now broadcast throughout much of the world, began as an audio recording ministry to provide cassettes of his sermons to listeners. They were first broadcast in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1977.
In 1985, MacArthur became the president of The Master's College (formerly Los Angeles Baptist College), an accredited, four-year, liberal arts Christian college; and, in 1986, he founded The Master's Seminary. MacArthur also received an honorary doctorate from Talbot Theological Seminary[ and an honorary doctorate from Grace Graduate School.
Nearly 43 years after beginning in the pulpit of Grace Community, MacArthur completed one his own life goals of preaching through the entire New Testament on June 5, 2011, at the end of his projected target window, stated the previous January, to finish "some time in the summer." During the same interview, MacArthur projected he would complete his commentary series within another five years, some 35 years after beginning.
MacArthur is married to Patricia and they have four children and fifteen grandchildren.
John MacArthur, es el pastor-maestro de la Grace Community Church en Sun Valley, California. Ademas, es presidente de The Master's College and Seminary. Es un prolifico autor con muchos exitos de ventas. Su estilo popular de exposicion y ensenanza de la Biblia puede escucharse a diario en su programa radial de difusion internacional "Gracia a vosotros."
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