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Beyond doubt : faith-building devotions on questions Christians ask

Author: Cornelius Plantinga
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Wm. B. Eerdmans, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author addresses such theological questions as What is God like? Why pray? Male and female-how are we related? How do people see Jesus? What is the shape of the godly life? If the Lord is with us, why do we suffer? How do we face death? through short meditations, each staring with a Bible verse and ending with a brief prayer.
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Miscellanea
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cornelius Plantinga
ISBN: 0802849652 9780802849656
OCLC Number: 48693204
Notes: "Revised edition of material that previously appeared in Beyond doubt ..., published by CRC Publications in 1980 and in Assurances of the heart ..., published by Zondervan Publishing House in 1993"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 335 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I. Questions about God --
How do we come to know God? --
What is God like? --
If the Lord is with us, why do we suffer? --
How does God act? --
Why pray? --
What has god called us to do? II. Questions about humanity --
What are we like as fallen? --
What are we like as redeemed? --
How, then, should we see ourselves? --
World and Christian community: How do we fit? --
Male and female: How are we related? III. Questions about Jesus Christ --
How do people see Jesus? --
What did Jesus do? --
What is Jesus doing? --
But why are we called Christians? IV. Questions about our salvation --
How are we saved? --
What do we expect from salvation? --
What about sin? --
How should we handle our wealth? --
How can the forgiven forgive? --
What is the shape of the godly life? V. Questions about the church --
What is the nature of the church? --
What does the institutional church do? --
How is the church related to the state and the kingdom of God? VI. Questions about last things --
How do we face the future? --
How do we face death? --
What about the consummation?
Responsibility: Cornelius Plantinga Jr.

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The author addresses such theological questions as What is God like? Why pray? Male and female-how are we related? How do people see Jesus? What is the shape of the godly life? If the Lord is with us, why do we suffer? How do we face death? through short meditations, each staring with a Bible verse and ending with a brief prayer.

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