Item description for Life in Christ: Studies in 1 John by Martyn Lloyd-Jones & Christopher Catherwood...
Overview Five classic works on 1 John are now available in one affordable volume! Esteemed minister and Bible expositor .Lloyd-Jones presents an eloquent chapter-by-chapter study and application of 1 John. This chapter-by-chapter commentary features timeless discussions of salvation, freedom from sin, the discernment of false spirits, prayer, and the pursuit of deep intimacy with God.
The Apostle John's first epistle has brought conviction, understanding and confidence to followers of Christ for the past 20 centuries. This dynamic book of the Bible covers the practical issues that affect our everyday lives-salvation, a godly defense against loving the world, prayer, discerning false spirits, and so much more.
Christians seeking both an in-depth study of this important epistle and a careful application of the Scriptures will be drawn to this complete work. Noted Bible expositor Martyn Lloyd-Jones eloquently discusses 1 John a chapter at a time and gives the straight truth about salvation, freedom from sin and developing a deeper relationship with God. It is a strategic work for all who are seeking to live out their beliefs and faithfully follow their Savior.
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.4" Width: 5.4" Height: 1.8" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Nov 14, 2002
Publisher Crossway Books/Good News
ISBN 1581344392 ISBN13 9781581344394
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More About Martyn Lloyd-Jones & Christopher Catherwood
Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981), minister of Westminster Chapel in London for 30 years, was one of the foremost preachers of his day. His many books have brought profound spiritual encouragement to millions around the world.
Christopher Catherwood (PhD, University of East Anglia) is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and member of both Churchill and St. Edmund's Colleges at Cambridge University. He was a fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust in 2010 and medalist in 2014. Christopher lives in a village near Cambridge with his wife, Paulette.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones was born in 1899 and died in 1981.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones has published or released items in the following series...
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The Foundations of Christianity and the Tests of True Grace Aug 6, 2007
Here is a God-centered exposition set that does not use any Greek words, nor difficult jargons. It is layman-friendly, but solid, powerful, heart-and-soul-searching by which I have been greatly blessed. Though the audio version of Dr. Jones' sermons are available online through their recording trust website, but due to poor-quality technology, considering these were recorded in the 1930's and 40's, I tend to lean toward the text version for clarity purposes.
The first epistle of John contains some redundancies to emphasize how exceedingly important the points being repeated are to ensure the audience truly understands and embraces them; namely, the doctrines of the Lord Jesus Christ, who he is, his nature, his accomplishment on the cross, as well as the goal of Christian life, that is, a joyful "fellowship with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ". It exposes the reality of Christians, who are "of God" living in a fallen world that "lies in wickedness", the reality of spiritual warfare against 'the world', 'the flesh' and 'the devil' within which false doctrines are included. John, often called "The Apostle of Love" also covers exquisitely the test of the existence of true grace in a person by hammering over and over the importance of embracing the right doctrines, keeping the commandments, loving the brothers. Pastor Jones clarifies several times, from the redundant nature of the epistle, the true meaning of the Apostle's exhortations, being aware of the danger of the two extremes resulting from a misinterpretation, whether intentionally or not; namely the antinomianism and legalism or perfectionism, as well as the false doctrines that are still pertinent today, particularly mysticism, which I believe the Pantecostal denominations need to heed. Some verses that Dr. Jones preached are particularly encouraging to me, among which are when he covers what the "world" means in ch.2 v. 15-16, the test of a Christian in ch.5 v.19, idolatry in ch.5 v.21, in addition to the exposition on some parts that I had a hard time understanding, as in ch.3, v.6-9, 20, and ch.5 v. 16.
I can tell Pastor Jones is the kind of preacher I wish I had the privilege sitting under. Though I may not have the preaching experience of what Prof. JI Packer describes as "with the force of electric shock, bringing to at least one of his listeners more of a sense of God than any other man" but I would agree with Pastor John Piper's comment that "many of us have felt this shock even through the written form of Lloyd-Jones' sermons."
Excellent Jun 27, 2007
This is an excellent study in 1 John. Very indepth review. This author is always 5 stars.
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The Epistle of 1John Unpacked by "The Doctor" Feb 23, 2006
There are several tests as to whether one is a Christian, and it would be wise for a person to examine their profession with referance to the true doctrine of Biblical assurance. The Apostle John wrote these things that we may know we have eternal life and a Christian should know how they stand with the Lord, and the style and careful detail of MLJ unfolds the message that was inspired by The Holy Spirit even for us today .
An Outstanding Study Jan 19, 1999
I recommend this series highly. Every chapter is a five star sermon that not only informed and enlightened, but called me to a closer walk with God and His Son Jesus Christ. I have been mightily impacted forever by what I have read here.