Item description for Supernatural Living for Natural People: Studies in Romans 8 by Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr....
Overview Romans Eight is a favorite of many Christians. Verse after verse of pure spiritual gold. It opens up to us peace with God, the ministries of the Spirit, the urgency of personal reformation, the glory of our eternal inheritance, the power of God's goodness at work in our daily lives and the invincibility of his loving intentions toward us. In this thoughtful and perceptive book Ray Ortlund delves deeply into Romans 8, our appreciation and understanding of the chapter will be thoroughly revitalised.
Publishers Description Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam Holland. What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews. Corrie Ten Boom put her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Haarlem Holland.Mary Slessor Missionary in Africa Corrie Ten Boom hid Jews in Nazi Germany Granny Brand Missionary in India Joni Eareckson Gladys Aylward Missionary in China Jackie Pullinger Missionary in Hong Kong Amy Carmichael Missionary in India Elisabeth Fry Worked among the sick prisoners and homeless Catherine Booth CoFounder of The Salvation Army and Isobel Kuhn Missionary in Asia.
Community Description Ray Ortlund in his exposition of Romans 8 has succeeded in weaving together both truth and application, both theology and the realities of everyday life. He shows that Romans 8 speaks to many of our deepest needs, such as the need for forgiveness, power, assurance, and security.
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Studio: Christian Focus
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.32" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.38 lbs.
Release Date Dec 31, 1969
Publisher Christian Focus Publications
ISBN 1857926943 ISBN13 9781857926941
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More About Raymond C. Ortlund, Jr.
Raymond C. Ortlund Jr. is the Lead Pastor at Immanuel Church, Nashville, Tennessee. He was formerly Professor of Old Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. His PhD is from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He serves on the council of the Gospel Coalition.
Raymond C. Ortlund currently resides in Augusta, in the state of Georgia.
Reviews - What do customers think about Supernatural Living...?
excellent book Feb 17, 2008
Don't miss this one. Go deeper into what the Puritans called the Great 8. There's not enough great books written about such a great chapter of Scripture and this book is a classic.
A wonderful devotional commentary! Jun 22, 2003
Ortlund's look at Romans 8 is insightful, his comments are cogent and thoughtful, his passion for the beauty of the Gospel comes through in every page of this volume. I would highly recommend this devotional commentary on Romans 8.