The Race Set Before Us: A Biblical Theology of Perseverance & Assurance
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The Race Set Before Us: A Biblical Theology of Perseverance & Assurance

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Discipline. Endurance. Perseverance. The New Testament often describes the Christian life as a marathon, a race set before us. But what exactly is the prize? Do all those completing the race share in it? And can the prize be lost? Tackling these and other vexing questions, Thomas Schreiner and Ardel Caneday offer in this book a serious, exegetical wrestling with the biblic...more
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Published April 11th 2001 by InterVarsity Press
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Joe Rigney
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Few questions are as vexing for professing Christians as the question of assurance of salvation. This question is complicated by the presence in the Bible of both glorious promises of final salvation to all who presently trust Christ and terrifying warnings to professing believers threatening them with terrible punishment if they fall away.

How do we reconcile such things without muting one side or the other. Schreiner and Caneday set out to address these crucial issues while letting all...more
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Apakah sesudah menerima Kristus sebagai Tuhan dan Juruselamat (lahir baru), seorang Kristen dapat terhempas dari jangkauan kasih karunia Allah karena kemurtadan? Schreiner dan CaneDay membahas isu tentang jaminan keselamatan dan ketekunan orang-orang kudus dengan menyajikan berbagai pandangan dalam teologi Kristen mengenai topik tersebut.
Kita tahu bahwa topik ini menjadi bahan perdebatan yang berkepanjangan antara kubu Calvinisme dan Arminianisme termasuk variasi-variasi dari kedua pandangan ut...more
Charlie
An exegetically rigorous exposition of perseverance from a Reformed standpoint. Presents a provocative reading of the New Testament warning passages as one of the means God uses to cause the elect to persevere.
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The best book I read in 2001 and one of the most important theological books I've read in the past 15 years.
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Thomas R. Schreiner (PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including New Testament Theology; Magnifying God in Christ; Apostle of God's Glory in Christ; and Romans in the Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament.
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Romans (Baker Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament, #6) Paul, Apostle of God's Glory in Christ: A Pauline Theology Believer's Baptism: Sign of the New Covenant in Christ New Testament Theology: Magnifying God in Christ Interpreting the Pauline Epistles

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