Knowing Who You Are

Knowing Who You Are

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Throughout the history of the church, many excellent books have been written addressing the theological significance of Christian identity. Such works have delineated important doctrines such as adoption, justification, and sanctification. While these studies of being qin Christq have been fruitful, and numerous, they have often neglected one of the most useful tools in understanding Christian identity, namely, the use of metaphor. A search of Scripture reveals that Jesus and his apostles frequently utilized images from everyday life to illustrate spiritual truths about our identity. In this fresh work, Knowing Who You Are invites the reader to explore eight lesser-known images of Christian identity found in the New Testament. Among others, the author investigates how being a Christian is like being a boxer in ancient Corinth, a citizen in Philippi, a farmer in Galilee, and a sheep in a flock. This engaging assessment of first-century images will draw the reader in and leave them challenged, encouraged, and often surprised as they discover afresh what it means to be qChristian.qA year or two ago my son asked me to help put together a large Lego Star Wars ship of over a thousand pieces! I set to the task. I painstakingly followed the instructions of the book page by page under the careful observation of my young anbsp;...


Title:Knowing Who You Are
Author: Malcolm Gill
Publisher:Wipf and Stock Publishers - 2015-06-10
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