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Respectable Sins: Confronting the Sins We Tolerate (Bridges)

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Tyndale House Publishers

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This book is about sin—not the obvious sins of our culture but the subtle sins of believers. Jerry Bridges returns to his trademark theme of holiness and addresses specific “acceptable” sins that we tend to tolerate in ourselves—such as jealousy, anger, pride, unthankfulness, and judgementalism. In his admonitions Jerry offers a message of hope in the profound mercy of the gospel and the transforming grace of God as the means to overcome our subtle sins. 

Table of Contents:

  1. Ordinary Saints
  2. The Disappearance of Sin
  3. The Malignancy of Sin
  4. The Remedy for Sin
  5. The Power of the Holy Spirit
  6. Directions for Dealing with Sins
  7. Ungodliness
  8. Anxiety and Frustration
  9. Discontentment
  10. Unthankfulness
  11. Pride
  12. Selfishness
  13. Lack of Self-Control
  14. Impatience and Irritability
  15. Anger
  16. The Weeds of Anger
  17. Judgmentalism
  18. Envy, Jealousy, and Related Sins
  19. Sins of the Tongue
  20. Worldliness
  21. Where Do We Go from Here?



Jerry Bridges is an evangelical Christian author, speaker and staff member of The Navigators. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Pursuit of Holiness, which has sold more than one million copies. His devotional Holiness Day By Day garnered the 2009 ECPA Christian Book Award for the inspiration and gift category, and The Discipline Of Grace received a similar award in 1995 for the Christian living category.



"Jerry Bridges has long served the church in the area of applying the gospel to personal holiness, using the Word to convict of sin and the gospel to restore hope. This book is a welcome addition to his already powerful list of books." - Tim Challies


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