How Can We Live Our Faith from the Inside Out? - Cultivating Biblical Godliness Series - EBOOK (Barrett)

Author:
$2.50
$3.00
(You save $0.50 )
SKU:
9781601786418
Publisher:
Reformation Heritage Books
Pages:
24
Binding:
MOBI and EPUB
See Also:
Paperback

This is an 'ebook'. It contains the same content of its equivalent hard copy (NOT A PDF) and is available in ePub or MOBI formats to be read on your computer, tablet or electronic book reader that accepts those formats.

Note: You will receive an email link to download your MOBI/EPUB EBOOK file after your payment has been processed. If you order outside regular bookstore hours, your EBOOK file may not arrive in your email inbox until the next business day.   

 

In this booklet, Michael Barrett walks us through Colossians 3:1–17, a “text that is a classic example of how deep theology translates into the practices of life.” He explains that the more we understand the gospel and our completeness in Christ, the more we can enjoy and experience the gospel in our lives, demonstrating that our faith starts on the inside and shows itself on the outside.

How Can We Live Our Faith from the Inside Out? is an insightful, pastorally written guide to living out our faith so that there is no disconnect between what we know and believe in our heads and hearts and how we evidence this truth in our daily lives.

 

Contents:

The Principle: The Hidden Life

                The Fact of the Hidden Life

                The Imperatives of the Hidden Life

                The Prospect of the Hidden Life

The Procedure: The Seen Life

                Death to Sin

                Alive to Righteousness

 

Series Description

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones once said that what the church needs to do most all is “to begin herself to live the Christian life. If she did that, men and women would be crowding into our buildings. They would say, ‘What is the secret of this?’” As Christians, one of our greatest needs is for the Spirit of God to cultivate biblical godliness in us in order to put the beauty of Christ on display through us, all to the glory of the triune God. With this goal in mind, this series of booklets treats matters vital to Christian experience at a basic level. Each booklet addresses a specific question in order to inform the mind, warm the affections, and transform the whole person by the Spirit’s grace, so that the church may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.

 

Author

Michael P. V. Barrett is vice president for academic affairs/academic dean and professor of Old Testament at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

Endorsement

“In this close exposition of Colossians 3:1–17, Michael Barrett provides an excellent guide to living out our faith from the heart. Detailed attention to the text of God’s Word produces admirable clarity and wisdom in teasing out the implications of the believer’s union with Christ. It is a model of the way doctrine, exegesis, and pastoral practicality ought always to work together. This is, in short compass, a sure guide to practical holiness that every Christian should read prayerfully and then live gladly.” — David Strain, senior minister, First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi