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'You're worth it.' 'You deserve a break today.' 'Do something nice for yourself.' Commonly heard phrases in this society are committed to self-gratification and individual rights. Doing things for other people is a waste of precious time, and asking for help is weak. So how do we build the church described in the Scriptures' In this day and age, how can we be a genuine com
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published September 10th 1996 by Moody Publishers (first published September 1st 1996)
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This book is filled with biblical truths that remind us the importance of the ministry of the local church for our growth in the Christian life. It mainly addresses the problem of not attending and being a member of a local church, but, for those who are church members, it is also helpful to remind us biblical truths about the local church that makes us appreciate it despite its weaknesses. It encourages us to love the church as Christ love the church as his spouse because he is the one who buil ...more
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Simply outstanding. The author skilfully addresses the all too common arguments for spiritual isolation and indifference.
This is easy to read, easy to understand and easy to evaluate your life against the backdrop of Scripture in the areas discussed.
Donald wisely speaks to the many popular misconceptions regarding what it means to live for Jesus Christ in todays confused church environment.
Informative, challenging and inspiring - yes, this is another must read.
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DON WHITNEY has been Professor of Biblical spirituality and Associate Dean at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY, since 2005. Before that, he held a similar position (the first such position in the six Southern Baptist seminaries) at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City, MO, for 10 years. He is the founder and president of The Center for Biblical Spiritua ...more
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