Gale, Stanley D.
The resurrection is usually mentioned only during Easter and discussions of apologetics—but it has overwhelming implications for our daily lives. Amaze yourself at the significance of the resurrection in four important and practical ways.
For many people the resurrection is a nice thing to believe in; a handy subject to return to at Easter time or when discussing apologetics. Otherwise we treat it as an event that happened long ago and far away—a “happy ending” to the gospel, after the darkness of the cross.
But Sam Allberry shows us that the resurrection is far more than a mere event. It isn’t just for Easter; it has overwhelmingly positive implications for our lives every day.
The resurrection gives us real assurance of forgiveness and salvation, power to live new and transformed lives, and hope for life after death. Our lives are now different; we have been lifted. Read and be transformed by the real significance of the resurrection.
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Sam Allberry studied at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford and has worked with Overseas Missionary Fellowship and at St Ebbe’s in Oxford, England. He is currently associate minister of St. Mary’s Church, Maindenhead, UK.
“Full of great images, clearly organized, encouraging, humorous, biblical, insightful—I could go on. Reading this little volume on this central but neglected topic will benefit your life.” —Mark Dever, Capitol Hill Baptist Church
“After Mark Dever recommended Lifted, the pastoral staff of Covenant Life Church all put aside time to read and discuss it—you should too.” —Joshua Harris, Covenant Life Church
“Sam Allberry peppers good teaching with engaging illustrations which make this a very helpful book for everyone who wants to re-examine this truth.” — Adrian Warnock, Author of Raised with Christ: How the Resurrection Changes Everything
“Writing out of his years of ministry to university students and from his own Christian experience, Sam helps us to look to a familiar horizon with fresh eyes.” — Michael Jensen, Moore College