The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction

The Christian Life: A Doctrinal Introduction

by Sinclair B Ferguson


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This 'is one of the most important growth points of the Christian life', writes Sinclair B. Ferguson. From this starting point, The Christian Life expounds such key biblical themes as grace, faith, repentance, new birth and assurance with clarity and contagious enthusiasm. 'Christian doctrines are life-shaping', explains the author, because 'they show us the God we worship'. Widely used and appreciated since its first appearance, The Christian Life provides the reader with the essential 'nuts and bolts' of Christian doctrine. It not only expounds the teaching of Scripture, but outlines its meaning for practical Christian living. It is, as J. I. Packer writes in his preface, theology that is practical, applying Bible teaching with insight and wisdom to the condition of plain people. Christian beginners will get the benefit and the Lord's older sheep, grown tough and stringy maybe, will find themselves edified and perhaps tenderised too'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848712591
Publisher: Banner of Truth
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 1,149,354
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction xi

1 Knowing is for Living 1

2 Gods Broken Image 9

3 The Plan of Grace 17

4 Called by God 25

5 Conviction of Sin 35

6 Born Again 43

7 Faith in Christ 57

8 True Repentance 65

9 Justification 75

10 Sons of God 87

11 Union with Christ 97

12 Election 107

13 Sin's Dominion Ended 123

14 The Christians Conflicts 133

15 Crucifying Sin 145

16 Perseverance 157

17 Asleep in Christ 169

18 Glorification 179

Index of Subjects and Names 189

Scripture Index 195

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