Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What He Wants to Do with You (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, Nov 18, 2002 - Religion - 224 pages
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Contrary to popular belief, we do not have to be perfect to do God's work. Look no further than the twelve disciples whose many weaknesses are forever preserved throughout the pages of the New Testament. Jesus chose ordinary men - fisherman, tax collectors, political zealots - and turned their weakness into strength, producing greatness from utter uselessness. MacArthur draws principles from Christ's careful, hands-on training of the original twelve disciples for today's modern disciple - you.


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User Review  - Claire Burlap - Goodreads

I didn't care much for MacArthur's writing style, but overall this was an interesting book. I enjoyed learning the respective stories of the apostles. Read full review

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User Review  - Diane Mayernik - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book a lot, and it taught me several things I did not know about the apostles. The pastor's perspective on them being "ordinary men" and therefore able to be molded and worked by Jesus ... Read full review


Acknowledgments Introduction
Common Men Uncommon Calling
PeterThe Apostle with the FootShaped Mouth
AndrewThe Apostle of Small Things
JamesThe Apostle of Passion
JohnThe Apostle of Love
PhilipThe Bean Counter
NathanaelThe Guileless
MatthewThe Tax Collector and ThomasThe Twin
JamesThe Less SimonThe Zealot and Judas Not IscariotThe Apostle with Three Names
JudasThe Traitor

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John MacArthur, es el pastor-maestro de la Grace Community Church en Sun Valley, California. Ademas, es presidente de The Master's College and Seminary. Es un prolifico autor con muchos exitos de ventas. Su estilo popular de exposicion y ensenanza de la Biblia puede escucharse a diario en su programa radial de difusion internacional "Gracia a vosotros."

John MacArthur is pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California, as well as author, conference speaker, president of The Master's College and featured teacher with Grace to You, an international radio broadcast. His more than six dozen books have sold millions of copies worldwide and include more than two dozen volumes of The MacArthur New Testament Commentary series.

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