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Overview Loving actions don't "just happen." They stem from godly attitudes. In this thought-provoking volume, MacArthur examines love, humility, obedience, faith, and forgiveness. He goes on to show how cultivating these attributes can help you grow in faith and revolutionize your daily walk with God. For individual or group study.
"To love God] with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices." -Jesus' words in Mark 12:33
Without question the crucial issue in living the Christian life is the condition of your heart. Actions may be temporarily deceiving, but ultimately our outward behavior will reflect what's inside, because our internal attitudes form who we really are. Those inner attitudes are also what God deems most important.
In this book one of Christianity's most respected Bible teachers and pastors examines the foundational attitudes, or "pillars," of Christian character as outlined in God's Word. Pillars such as genuine faith, obedience, humility, selfless love, forgiveness, self-discipline, gratitude, and worship.
To some degree each trait, on its own, marks a person as one of God's own and reveals an active, living faith. Each is an essential element of mature Christianity. But there is transforming power when you combine them in your everyday living as God commands. Your character will be grounded in godliness; you will see things from an eternal perspective; and your faith, your actions, your witness to others will be revitalized from the inside out.
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.59" Width: 5.37" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1998
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
ISBN 0891079505 ISBN13 9780891079507
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More About John MacArthur
JOHN MACARTHUR is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California; president of The Masters College and Seminary; and featured teacher for the Grace to You media ministry. Weekly telecasts and daily radio broadcasts of "Grace to You" are seen and heard by millions worldwide. John has also written several bestselling books, including The MacArthur Study Bible, The Gospel According to Jesus, The New Testament Commentary series, Twelve Ordinary Men, and The Truth War. He and his wife, Patricia, have four married children and fifteen grandchildren.
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Raising life's standards to honor our Lord Apr 3, 2000
This is an excellent book for anyone seeking to deepen their relationship with the Lord and living a life which brings honor to Him. This secular world presents continual challenges which divert our focus from a living faith. This book can help us climb the ladder in pursuit of our Lord's calling.