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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User Review  - Steve Hemmeke - Goodreads

Great. I only read the third section, on evangelism, about 55 pages, in preparing for a sermon. The other sections address why we should evangelize if God is sovereign. A solid and biblically grounded ... Read full review

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User Review  - Patrick McWilliams - Goodreads

Good book that successfully refutes the anti-Calvinist assertion that the doctrines of unconditional election, effectual calling, and particular redemption somehow impede the motivation of evangelism ... 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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