"Be holy, for I am holy", commands God to His people. But holiness is something that is often missing in the Christian's daily life. In Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges explains how God has equipped us to lead holy lives, how reason and emotion influence our will, and how habits and personal discipline play a part in holy living.
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What does holiness look like? For starters, it doesn't look anything like perfection. And it doesn't necessarily look like victory. Mostly, it consists of effort, prayer, grace, and obedience. "Scripture speaks of both a holiness we have in Christ before God, and a holiness we are to strive after," writes the author. We can ignore neither Christ's role nor our own if we are to successfully pursue holiness. It is as simple as refusing to smudge the truth on a tax return or as complicated as forgiving the person who has most viciously hurt us. Jerry takes holiness out of the realm of the impossible and brings it into the real world of our daily lives and decisions.About the Author:
JERRY BRIDGES is an author and Bible teacher. His books include The Discipline of Grace, The Practice of Godliness, The Gospel for Real Life, and Growing Your Faith. Jerry and his wife, Jane, live in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Alistair Begg is the senior pastor of Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and the author of five books, including Made for His Pleasure and Lasting Love. In 1995, he started the Truth for Life radio program, which reaches audiences nationwide. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Alistair, his wife, Susan, and their three children, live in Cleveland.
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Descripción Titles distributed by Dayspring, 1985. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0948188014