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Truth & Power: The Place of Scripture in the Christian Life

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J. I. Packer offers a masterful overview of the doctrine of Scripture, demonstrating how the Bible offers each Christian the spiritual essentials of life, health and peace.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by InterVarsity Press (first published September 1st 1996)
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Jim
Apr 25, 2007 Jim rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Pastors
This is classic Packer. Packer delves through the Puritans and looks at the power of the Scriptures in the pulpit. His high view of Scirpture is encouraging and his knowledge of the field is immense. It is worth reading as pastors are encouraged to "sell Jesus" Packer encourages us to let the Spirit fall upon Scripture preached and convince people as they wrestle with him.
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Aug 18, 2015 Rich rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another book crying out for an extra half-star. Can't give it 5, but better than most 4-star books. First and last chapters will be required reading for a Bibliology elective I'm currently creating.
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What do J. I. Packer, Billy Graham and Richard John Neuhaus have in common? Each was recently named by TIME magazine as among the 25 most influential evangelicals in America.

Dr. Packer, the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College, was hailed by TIME as “a doctrinal Solomon” among Protestants. “Mediating debates on everything from a particular Bible translation to the acceptabi
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