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Essential Truths of the Christian Faith

by R. C. Sproul

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"This is not a textbook of formal theology. It is a layperson's introduction to the essential doctrines of Christianity."
  PPAC | Oct 1, 2016 |
A fantastic, compact introduction on almost every question you could think of.
  Langley_Presbyterian | Aug 2, 2013 |
Very good introduction to the essential Christian Doctrines. Also serves as a "quick reference" when questions come up -- each topic is only about 2 pages long, so this book also makes a very nice daily study -- at one chapter a day, you can read through the book four times in a year. ( )
  jacobusp | Dec 22, 2012 |
Great quick resource. I have use it as the basic of youth Bible studies, adult Sunday School lessons, personal reference/research, devotional reading, etc. I have also given away more than I can recall. ( )
  smittyvol | Jan 30, 2009 |
The back cover of the book claims that the book offers"theologically sound explanations of the biblical concepts every Christian should know, written in a way that we can all understand." To accomplish all this, Sproul divided the book into ten categories of theology, including revelation, the nature and attributes of God, the works and decrees of God, Jesus Christ, human beings and the fall, salvation, the church and sacraments, spirituality and the living in this age, and end times. He uses these comprehensible terms instead of the academic terms, such as soteriology, anthropology, and ecclesiology.

Each category is divided into a number of sections, each a manageable couple or so pages long. Sproul includes several references that relate to each section as well as a summary. In the back of the book is a very helpful bibliography of suggested readings for more thorough discussion of each category. This book is helpful in grasping important ideas of the Bible. ( )
  taterzngravy | Jan 3, 2007 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0842320016, Paperback)

For those who yearn for a deeper walk in faith, their journey can begin here. Dr. Sproul takes theology down off of the dusty shelves of theological libraries and expounds in clear and simple terms over one hundred major Christian doctrines. He offers readers a basic understanding of the Christian faith that will kindle a lifelong love for truth, which is foundational to maturity in Christ. Here are theologically sound explanations of the biblical concepts every Christian should know, written in a way that we can all understand. Sproul’s homespun analogies and illustrations from everyday life make this book interesting, informative, and easy to read.

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Aquellos que anhelan un caminar mas profundo en la fe, pueden comenzar su viaje en estas paginas. El Dr. Sproul baja la teologia de los estantes polvorientos de las bibliotecas teologicas y expone en terminos claros y sencillos mas de cien de las doctrinas cristianas mas importantes. Ofrece a sus lectores un entendimiento basico de la fe cristiana, que hara brotar un amor por la verdad que dure toda la vida que es fundamental para alcanzar la madurez en Cristo. Sproul presenta conceptos biblicos basicos que todo cristiano debe conocer escritos de tal manera que todos los podamos entender. El Dr. Sproul utiliza analogias cotidianas e ilustraciones de la vida contemporanea que hacen este libro interesante, informativo, y facil de leer.… (more)

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