Your greatest desire is to please God, but with each passing week, your spiritual to-do list grows longer. As you strive to fulfill a never-ending inventory of requirements for being a godly parent, spouse, voter, employee, and more, you feel increasingly disconnected from the God you're trying to serve. When did the Christian life become so complicated? It's time to cut through the clutter and get to the heart of what it means to please God. In this liberating look at the core principles of faith, Dr. Robert Jeffress reveals the truth about what God really wants from you-and what He wants to do for you. Through solid biblical teaching and practical insights, Dr. Jeffress points you toward a revitalized faith centered on becoming more like Jesus in action, attitude, and affection. You'll learn how to partner with God in the process of spiritual transformation as you choose to follow Christ in forgiveness, obedience, trust, contentment, service, and prayer. Through a renewed focus on experiencing the kingdom of God right now, you'll find your to-do list shrinking and your spiritual life deepening. It all comes withLiving in the Heart of God.
Are you as close to God as you would like to be? Few Christians would claim to have fallen into overt sin, but many of us have allowed busyness, materialism, and the pursuit of pleasure to erode our spiritual lives. If you have been sidetracked from your journey with God, there is a pathway that leads home. Coming Homeoffers step-by-step guidance and encouragement to lead you back to your waiting Father. "Spiritual rain for your heart's desert. Robert Jeffress is a world-class storyteller. Offers an easy to read, conscience-pricking pathway back to the heavenly Father who loves us. " --Bobb Biehl, President, Masterplanning Group International "For those who have strayed...Coming Homeis worthy of your reading. " --Adrian Rogers, Host, "Love Worth Finding" "Robert Jeffress is right: living a God-honoring life is 'no game for sissies. ' Both the culture in which we live and our own natural bent toward sin pull us away from the God we mean to follow. Coming Homepoints wandering believers back to a Father who not only waits, but welcomes us home again with open arms. " --Ed Young, Pastor, Second Baptist Church, Houston
ISIS. Ebola. Social disorder. Religious persecution. Rampant immorality. Are these the harbingers of the biblical apocalypse, of the end of the world? If they are, what do they mean and when can we expect this to happen? In this eye-opening book, prophecy insider Robert Jeffress offers a reasoned look at these "signs" and what Jesus Christ himself meant when he talked about a future so horrendous that no human lives would be spared "unless those days were shortened" (Matthew 24.22). Did He have our time in mind? All over the world people are aware that something unprecedented in human history is about to happen. COUNTDOWN TO THE APOCALYPSE presents vital information that everyone, both inside and outside the church, needs to know to be prepared.
It's what youcan'tsee that can hurt you The temptation that regularly assaults you, the depression or illness that pulls you down, the discord in your relationships, the private doubts you harbor about God... These are not just a natural part of life-they're battles in a behind-the-scenes war against your faith, family, and future. From a balanced perspective, Robert Jeffress lifts the curtain of everyday existence to reveal these invisible but very real battles in the war Satan wages against followers of Christ like you. Because you don't have to be spiritual road kill... Using the spiritual armor of Ephesians 6,The Divine Defenseoutlines six practical strategies you can use through every day to defeat Satan's vicious and destructive plan: ·Recognize and replace destructive thoughts (the belt of truth) ·Do what you know you should do (the breastplate of righteousness) ·Make God's business your business (boots of the gospel of peace) ·Move forward in spite of doubts (the shield of faith) ·Remember your power to win (the helmet of salvation) ·Strengthen your resolve to resist (the sword of the spirit) Together, these strategies formThe Divine Defensethat will help you live victoriously in the unshakable power of God.
Beware of "the grace escape.""Amazing grace, how sweet the sound!" we sing..."For by grace you have been saved by faith!" we recite..."We live under grace!" we preach...But do we really understand grace?Grace has become a part of the basic vocabulary of every Christian. Unfortunately, many believers are abusing God's amazing gift of grace. They have perverted God's undeserved gift of forgiveness, making it a license for immorality, self-indulgence, and minimal involvement in God's kingdom. In the process they are robbing themselves of the joy that comes from obedience to God.In his provocative new book, pastor and author Dr. Robert Jeffress challenges you to gain a biblical understanding of grace, and reveals how "good grace" can protect your marriage, church, and relationships from confusion and even abuse.Start experiencing the true freedom of living obediently in God's good grace. Discover Grace Gone Wild!
SEVEN OUTRAGEOUS TRUTHS YOU CAN STILL BELIEVE . . . AND WHY·"Every other religion is wrong."·"God sends good people to Hell."·"Homosexuality is a perversion."·"Evolution is a myth."·"God is ultimately responsible for suffering in the world."·"Husbands are to lead their families."·"America is a Christian nation."In Hell? Yes! Dr. Robert Jeffress issues a bold wakeup call to all believers-from college students to grandparents-to stop apologizing for and start proclaiming the tough but essential truths that Christians have historically embraced. And he provides the finest biblical, scientific, and historical evidence needed to defend these core beliefs in a culture turned hostile to God's truth.Dr. Jeffress believes the secular spirit of political correctness is holding the church hostage. And the tragic result is that the revolutionary, life-changing, positive message of the Christian faith is being watered down.If you are weary of a Christianity that waffles and wavers about controversial issues-if you are ready to stand up and compassionately yet forcefully and intelligently say, "This is what I believe and here's why"-then this book is for you!From the Hardcover edition.
Everybody makes mistakes. Yours can be a new beginning. Sometimes your mistake in a relationship, with finances or work, is minor. Other times it can be life-changing. Either way, failure doesn't have to be fatal. Second Chance, Second Actshows you how God can transform your biggest mistake into a new beginning. With solid biblical insights, trustworthy wisdom, and practical strategies, pastor and best-selling author Robert Jeffress helps you work through the guilt, suffering, and fear of your mess up. He shares numerous examples, from the Bible and recent history, to show you how God is in the business of redemption, and then he gives you five biblical strategies to turn your biggest mess into an incredible success. Second Chance, Second Actwill show you how to use your mistakes as a prelude to a fresh start in life.
Principles of Christian living; discusses forgiveness.
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