Item description for Following God Ten Commandments: The Heart of God for Every Person and Every Relationship (Following God Christian Living) by Rick Shepherd...
Overview Everybody from John MacArthur to Henry Blackaby recommends the Following God series and this, its fifth volume. Character lessons on Peter, Paul, James, John, and eight other biblical men help you walk in step with the Lord, so that you may receive the abundant blessings he promises! Features twelve 5-day lessons for groups or individuals.
WHY DID GOD ISSUE LAWS THAT ARE SO DIFFICULT TO LIVE UP TO? Do you know anyone who has never broken any of the Then Commandments? Unless you are thinking of Jesus Christ, you probably can's name a person who has kept every one of these foundational laws. Why did God issue these laws for Israel and mankind if they are so difficult to live up to? What relevance do these laws etched upon ancient tablets have for us today? For Christians living under the security of God's grace, how does the seemingly rigid and arbitrary nature of the Ten Commandments apply? Author Rick Shepherd provides answers to these questions in the latest addition to the Following God(R) Christian Living Series: The Ten Commandments. The first lesson of this twelve-week interactive study provides a historical and cultural backdrop of the time the Commandments were issued. Each lesson following takes an in-depth look at each commandment and encourages readers and those involved in group study to look at the spirit and overarching purpose of each law rather than the arcane letter of each law. The final lesson looks intently at how Jesus is the culmination of the Ten Commandments, the only person capable of being obedient to all ten laws at all times. This final look at Christ's life will solidify the reader's views that a surrendered walk with the perfect Savior is the only way to fully understand the Ten Commandment's relevance to the twenty-first century. Readers will come to a refreshing understanding that the laws given to sinful man long ago are still relevant in that they point to the sinless perfection of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, our Savior who can live the spirit of these laws in us and through us.
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Studio: AMG Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.7" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.6" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Release Date Jul 1, 2005
Publisher AMG Publishers
Edition Student/Stdy Gde
Series Following God Christian Living
ISBN 0899572987 ISBN13 9780899572987 UPC 008995729876
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More About Rick Shepherd
Wayne Barber is a graduate of Mars Hill College. He attended Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky and Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky.He received an honorary doctorate from North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Florida and Covington Theological Seminary in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.Wayne has been Senior Pastor in churches in Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee and New Mexico.For 18 years, he was pastor of Woodland Park Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN.While there, he had the privilege of being co-teacher with Kay Arthur for 14 years at Precept Ministries.Also while there, he studied with Dr. Spiros Zodhiates and was co-host with Dr. Zodhiates of the national radio and TV program New Testament Light for ten years.Wayne has taught the message of Living Grace which is Christ in you the hope of glory around the world.He is president, founder, and principal speaker of Living Grace Ministries.He was Sr. Pastor of Hoffmantown Church in Albuquerque, NM from March 2002 until January 2011.In February of 2011, he returned to Woodland Park Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN as Sr. Pastor.Wayne and his wife, Diana, have been married since 1969.He has two children and five wonderful grandchildren and one on the way!Wayne has authoredseveral books, the most recent one published by Broadman and Holman is entitled Living Grace: Letting Jesus Be Jesus In You. He has also co-authored the Following God series of studies published by AMG.Wayne enjoys the great outdoors and is an avid hunter and fisherman."
Rick Shepherd currently resides in Jacksonville, in the state of Florida.
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