Evangelism & the Sovereignty of God

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InterVarsity Press, Nov 5, 1991 - Religion - 126 pages
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If God is in control of everything, can Christians sit back and not bother to evangelize? Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all? J.I. Packer shows in this classic study how both of these attitudes are false. In a careful review of the biblical evidence, he shows how a right understanding of God's sovereignty is not so much a barrier to evangelism as an incentive and powerful support for it.

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First chapter is worth reading a hundred times. The book loses potency as it moves on. Read full review

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I thought this was a great comparison of how the truth of the sovereignty of God and that man is responsible to evangelize can both be equally true. Packer very plainly explains these truths with plenty of scriptural evidence. Read full review

Contents

DIVINE SOVEREIGNTY
11
DIVINE SOVEREIGNTY AND HUMAN RESPONSIBILITY
18
EVANGELISM
37
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J. I. Packer is Board of Governors' Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also serves as contributing editor to Christianity Today. Packer's writings include books such as Knowing God (IVP Books), A Quest for Godliness (Crossway), Growing in Christ (Crossway) and Rediscovering Holiness (Servant), and numerous articles published in journals such as Churchman, SouthWestern Journal, Christianity Today, Reformation & Revival Journal and Touchstone.

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