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If you have been in church for a while, are just starting out, or left church attendance, this book will help clear up some questions and misconceptions about God. It will also provide information that will give you a clearer understanding of who God is and what He desires for us. Like me, once you finish this book, you will come away with a better view of God and his love for all of us. (Jim Gordon, from the Foreword)
Does God love me?What does it mean to be forgiven?Why did God kill so many people?How should I treat sinners?Is my sweet Grandmother who never accepted Jesus, in hell?
If you are ready to find the answer to these questions that move beyond the typical church responses, this book is for you.
The thesis of "A Brief History of God" is that God wants to have a relationship with humans. Everything He has done since creation is an attempt to maintain that relationship. In order for this to work, the key attributes of love and forgiveness are essential.
Don't be fooled by the title of a "brief history." Although there is no pretense that the book is detailed study of God's history, which would have to include everything that has ever happened, the book does provide a comprehensive understanding of what God is doing in His creation.
You will discover God's desire...
- Expressed through Revelation
- Enlightened by Tradition
- Explained in Jesus
- Eternal by Transformation
Along the way, you will learn a better way to understand why Jesus said the things He said, why He did the things He did, and, most importantly, why He died on a cross. It will all make sense and it's not that difficult.
If you're questioning what you have been taught about the Christian faith, this book is for you. However, don't be afraid you will be led into some strange doctrine. "A Brief History of God" is true to the Bible and especially the words of Jesus, as well as consistent with the understandings of the first believers in the early centuries.
Author: Terry Austin
Publisher: Austin Brothers Publishers
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.28d
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