Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World
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Contend: Defending the Faith in a Fallen World

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Christians in every generation are called, as Jude put it, to "contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints." If we are not to fail in this calling, we must understand what contending for the faith looks like in our day and age. The mainstream cultural air we all breathe celebrates tolerance and pressures us to embrace perceived unity as the highest good. In...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Cruciform Press
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Dave Jenkins
Here's my endorsement of Aaron's book:

“The Internet has brought with it online shopping at the click of your fingers, e-books, blogs, and podcasts, some of which are edifying for Christians to read and grow in their faith. Sadly, a great deal of the content on the Internet in addition to what is taught through movies, television, and radio today isn’t helpful but rather harmful to the daily walk of grace of the Christian. In Aaron’s new book he argues that in order for Christians to contend well...more
Jeanie
Contending for the faith is what we are called as Christians to do. However, do we know what that means? Have we failed in this as Christians? In a very concise and clear way, Aaron shows what contending for the faith is and what it is not. It is not putting a high priority on unity, while we compromise who Christ is and what he has done and why. Contending does divide. Even Christ himself said that because of him, there will be division. He did not come to abolish the law but to fulfill. Conten...more
Mike Hyatt
A good, consice commentary on the book of Jude and what it means to contend for the faith. This book challenges those of us who seek unity at any cost to put the gospel first.

"Contending must be understood and exercised as an act of mercy toward those who doubt and those who have been deceived, regardless of whether they claim faith in Christ."

I really liked it.

Mark A Powell
Contending for faith faces increasing opposition from a culture that sees little value in the central tenets of Christianity. Addressing that very issue, Armstrong suggests Christians must contend openly and doing so—far from being intolerant—is the most loving response to people who claim no faith in Christ. Brevity makes this work accessible yet allows only a surface skimming, leaving a good introduction whose greatest use may be to point to more fleshed out resources.
Marguerite Harrell
Great book! We all need to be contend for the Faith and stay firm in the Scripture! I would encourage you to read this book and the Letter of Jude too.
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