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The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in…

The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story (edition 2010)

by D. A. Carson

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It can no longer be assumed that most people--or even most Christians--have a basic understanding of the Bible. Many don't know the difference between the Old and New Testament, and even the more well-known biblical figures are often misunderstood. It is getting harder to talk about Jesus accurately and compellingly because listeners have no proper context with which to understand God's story of redemption. In this basic introduction to faith, D. A. Carson takes seekers, new Christians, and small groups through the big story of Scripture. He helps readers to know what they believe and why they believe it. The companion leader's guide helps evangelistic study groups, small groups, and Sunday school classes make the best use of this book in group settings.… (more)
Title:The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God's Story
Authors:D. A. Carson
Info:Baker Books (2010), Paperback, 240 pages
Collections:The Nature Of God

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Based on a series of messages that Carson has been giving to secular audiences to introduce them to the basic ideas of Christianity. Good foundation with some really thoughtful ideas. Highly recommended. ( )
  HGButchWalker | Sep 21, 2016 |
如果你對聖經的內容根本一無所知,你現在手中拿著的這本書就是為你預備的。​ 如果你最近才開始對神、聖經、或耶穌感興趣,但相當坦白地說,你只找到一大堆材料,卻不知從何著手,這本書​ 如果你已經多年參加基督教會,卻冷眼旁觀—偶爾參加,那是個不錯的課外活動—近來獲致的結論是你真的應該更​多理解,這本書就是為你預備的。如果你腦海裡多多少少存著一些聖經知識,卻對於出埃及記與被擄有何關係、或​新約全書何以稱為新約全書沒有概念,這本書就是為你預備的。​ 如果在你的經驗中,聖經有很多資料,卻看不出它如何以一種全然謙卑、但能轉化人的方式,向你傳遞神、或介紹​ 本書有許多優點。但最值得一提的是,作者出色地從宏觀的角度,根據聖經介紹神與人互動的大故事,並且將許多​令人困惑的片段整合為渾成一體的信息。卡森為基督徒的世界觀提出具有說服力的辯護,並正確地描寫救贖歷史的​
  OCMCCP | May 26, 2012 |
Excellent overview of Scripture. Good book for both the mature in the faith and the new believer. Would make an excellent study for new believers. ( )
  mikestacey6 | Feb 28, 2011 |
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