Breaking the Bondage of Legalism: When Trying Harder Isn't Enough

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Harvest House Publishers, Jul 1, 2003 - Religion - 320 pages
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Neil Anderson (author of the bestselling "The Bondage Breaker(TM)") and his coauthors expose the trauma of legalism--and show how Christ liberates us from trying to be "good enough for God." According to a recent poll, 57 percent of Christians strongly agree the Christian life is well summed-up as "trying hard to do what God commands." But biblically, making laws our "lord" estranges us from Christ! The authors reveal... "the chains of legalism: " shame, guilt, pride "the keys to liberty: " knowing who we are in Christ, resting in the Father's love "the life of freedom: " joyful friendship with God, obedience viewed properly Here's encouragement for defeated believers--and an appeal to the church to be free in Christ.

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User Review  - Marlin -

Excellent book on how to break out of legalistic thought patterns and practices. Deals not only with what legalism is but the results of legalism in a person's life and how to overcome legalism in our lives and in church life. Read full review

User Review  - Mark Courtis -

Recommended reading for new born babes in Christ as well as seasoned believers! If you feel stuck in your relationship w/Jesus, then this book definitely for you!Excellent Reading!!! Read full review

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Neil T. Anderson, founder and president emeritus of Freedom in Christ Ministries (FICM), is the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 50 books, including The Bondage BreakerŪ (more than 1.3 million sold), The Core of Christianity, Getting Anger Unde

Rich Miller, a man whose heart beats for renewal and revival in the church, is an author and speaker for Freedom in Christ Ministries, as well as serving as president. He has coauthored Battle Plan for Spiritual Warfare, Getting Anger Under Control, and B

Paul Travis served for more than 30 years as a church pastor after obtaining his theology degree at London Theological Seminary in Ontario. He now works with Freedom in Christ Ministries in the areas of discipleship counseling and speaking to churches. Al

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