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YOU CAN START OVER AGAIN Many Christians become so discouraged because of their sins and failures that they give up on ever having fellowship with God again. They also fear that their broken relationships will never heal. For everyone who has wished for a fresh beginning, here is good news. This gentle, affirming book emphasises how much God wants his wandering children to return to him. Award-winning author and pastor Erwin Lutzer provides solutions to common questions about how to reconnect with God and with those we are estranged from. Thanks to God's grace, it is never too late to do what's right. In this powerful, practical book, bestselling author Erwin Lutzer shows you how to clear your conscience and reestablish broken relationships. Worthy or not, you can know real, lasting peace - and the assurance that God still has a plan for your life.Story Behind the BookThe idea for this book came to me when speaking at Promise Keepers. There were many men who came to faith in Christ, but then failed in their walk the next week or the next month. So they assumed that this new life was not for them; they thought that God was so angry with their failure, they might just as well live on the fringes of the Christian faith, rather than making it the core of their lives. This is a message of grace, not only in establishing our relationship with God, but in reconciling with those we have wronged, or who have wronged us.From the Hardcover edition.
The clearer we see God, the clearer we shall see ourselves. With this conviction firmly in mind, Dr. Erwin Lutzer examines ten lies about our Maker that have crept into spiritual thought in postmodern times. And he notes that these deceits are prominent not only in non-Christian minds but in the professing church as well.On the surface, each of these lies may appear at least partially true or even harmless. But, as Dr. Lutzer reveals, each harbors a distinct danger: It isn't biblical, so it puts our faith at risk. In Ten Lies About God he challenges the accuracy of these beliefs: Lie 1: God is whatever we want him to be.Lie 2: Many paths lead into God's presence. Lie 3: God is more tolerant than He used to be.Lie 4: God has personally never suffered. Lie 5: God is obligated to save followers of other religions.Lie 6: God takes no responsibility for natural disasters.Lie 7: God does not know our decisions before we make them. Lie 8: The Fall ruined God's plan.Lie 9: We must choose between God's pleasures and our own. Lie 10: God helps those who help themselves.The goal of Dr. Lutzer's study is not only purity of spiritual belief, but an enhanced worship of God.
Cuando Erwin Lutzer, pastor de la Iglesia Moody, y su esposa, Rebecca, se dieron cuenta de que hoy día prácticamente nadie memoriza las Escrituras, decidieron crear este recurso práctico y relevante, repleto de versículos poderosos y explicaciones interesantes, para ayudar a estimular un hambre espiritual en la vida de los lectores. Con más de 35 temas y preguntas para la reflexión y el estudio, los lectores podrán descubrir cómo la Palabra de Dios... •los sostendrá en momentos de necesidad •los consolará en épocas de tristeza •fortalecerá sus corazones durante momentos y en áreas de debilidad •dirigirá sus pasos y sus decisiones hacia la voluntad de Dios Estos versículos especialmente seleccionados proporcionan una base de sabiduría y esperanza para mostrar a los lectores quién es Dios y lo que Él ha hecho por ellos, así como quiénes son ellos y cómo pueden vivir con éxito la vida cristiana. After Erwin Lutzer, senior pastor of the Moody Church, and his wife, Rebecca, realized that memorizing Scripture has nearly become a lost pursuit today, they decided to create this practical, relevant resource filled with powerful verses and insightful explanations to help stimulate a spiritual hunger in readers' own lives. With more than thirty-five topics and questions for reflection and further study, readers will discover how God's Word will: •sustain them in times of need •comfort them in seasons of sorrow •strengthen their hearts in times and areas of weakness •direct their steps and decisions toward God's will These handpicked verses provide a foundation of wisdom and hope to show readers who God is and what He has done for them, as well as who they are and how they can successfully live the Christian life.
We are all deceived, driven by selfish desires, and incapable of doing what we know to be right in our own human strength. Premier Bible teacher Dr. Erwin Lutzer explains the hopeful reality that change is possible through the sometimes painful process of God-given revelation and honesty.
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