Instruments in the Redeemer's Hands: People in Need of Change Helping People in Need of Change

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P&R Pub., 2002 - Religion - 360 pages
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In many ways, the church today has more consumers than committed participants. We see church merely as an event we attend or an organization we belong to, rather than as a calling that shapes our entire life. Many of us would be relieved if God had placed our sanctification in the hands of trained professionals, but that simply is not the biblical model. God's plan is that through the faithful ministry of every part, the whole body will grow to maturity in Christ. All of his children are called into ministry, and each of them needs the daily intervention this ministry provides. God uses people, who need change themselves, as instruments of change in others. Tripp explains how his work follows an "all of my people, all of the time" model. If you followed the Lord for a thousand years, you would still need the ministry of the body of Christ as much as you did the day you first believed. This need will remain until our sanctification is complete in Glory

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I was required to read this work for a seminary course, but enjoyed it very much. It is a practical work, that I will use as a reference for years to come. I enjoyed that it had pictures and figures ... Read full review

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The good news from the word of God is simply conveyed in this book. This allows you to meditate on Gods truths and then encourage and equip you to share with others Read full review

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