A Matter of Death and Life

A Matter of Death and Life PDF Book Detail Author: D. L. Kline
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504380452
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 250

Book Description
A Matter of Death and Life deals with a subject that touches all of us: the illusion of deathwhat really happens to us when our physical bodies cease to function and, more importantly, how we plan all our lives to make the most of our brief time on Earth.

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death PDF Book Detail Author: R. B. Thieme, Jr.
Publisher: R. B. Thieme, Jr., Bible Ministries
ISBN: 1557642230
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 17

Book Description
Until this moment you may not have been aware that you were born under a sentence of death. You may think of yourself as a ‘good person,’ and you feel that God would never condemn you. But you are guilty, helpless to save yourself from this death penalty. There is no ability you possess or any work you can perform to redeem yourself. Only God can provide the way of eternal life. A Matter of Life & Death, a Gospel booklet, presents the plan of salvation for the unbeliever.

Ancient Wine New Wineskins

Ancient Wine  New Wineskins PDF Book Detail Author: Jon L. Berquist
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1597525030
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 188

Book Description
This trailblazing volume juxtaposes traditions of faith from the Old Testament with themes of communion in the early church to produce rich new understandings of the Eucharist for today's worshipers. In a vivid and inviting style, Jon Berquist moves from the elements of the meal to the people who partake to the God who invites, producing fresh perspectives all along the way. Clergy and laity alike can enlarge their interpretation of communion by including motifs from the Old Testament.

Christian Identity

Christian Identity PDF Book Detail Author: International Reformed Theological Institute. International Conference
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004158065
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 514

Book Description
The volume offers contributions reflecting the understanding of Christian identity in the midst of changing cultural, socio-economic, political and religious context in a a globalized world.

Trusting the Word and Nothing Else at All

Trusting the Word and Nothing Else at All PDF Book Detail Author: Perry Toso
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532660782
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 210

Book Description
Preaching is as dangerous and as exhilarating as careening down some class IV rapids. It is dangerous because in the Old Testament, God prescribed the death penalty for preaching one's own opinion when called to speak God's Word. The pulpit is no casual or safe place! But preaching is also exhilarating because God places his creative, life-giving word right into your mouth. And though you don't know what will happen next, something that God appointed will definitely happen when you, the preacher, say what God authorizes you to say. This book is the result of over thirty years of wrestling with God's word. It expresses some of my astonishment over how faithfully God acts through preaching that word. Preaching is God's business. Mostly the preacher needs to get out of the way and let God do the talking. When that is the case, your hearers will tell you about it, and you will be less likely to miscarry in some of the myriad ways listed in this book. Hopefully, Luther's design for the way preachers bring that life-giving word of promise will encourage and promote and, once again, bring the same world-changing power that was let loose in the Reformation.

Hear the Difference

Hear the Difference  PDF Book Detail Author: Robert Hansen
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462820887
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 334

Book Description
Go to a meeting, seminar or presentation, in business, education, sports, even personal growth. Whats the first thing you hear? Change! Everything is change. And we all have to, need to -- and get to -- change. And whats the very first thing Jesus tells everyone? Change! [Greek metanoeite, Mt. 4:17] So, whats the difference? Whats so special about what Jesus says? Change! is what everybody says. Discover how surprisingly hard it is for Christians and non-Christians alike to hear the gospel -- even if shown the difference and that this difference makes all the difference in the world!

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death PDF Book Detail Author: Rosalind Bradley
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1784502839
Category : Self-Help
Languages : en
Pages : 232

Book Description
A Holocaust survivor whose mother collapsed and died only moments after they both registered as survivors, a death row inmate who has reclaimed his life through Buddhism, and a mother whose daughter was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer two days before her thirtieth birthday, among others, offer their perspectives on death and dying in this thought-provoking volume. Contributors from all walks of life share their thoughts on carefully selected writings, images and artwork that most accurately express death to them. Describing their unique experiences, they reveal that, beyond the heartache and the mystery, death teaches us all invaluable lessons about how we live our lives. Offering comfort, reassurance and varied insights into death, loss and its impact on life, this collection is for anyone who might be coming to terms with this inevitable destination. Royalty proceeds from the book will be donated to Ashgate Hospicecare, North Derbyshire, UK.

A Matter of Life or Death

A Matter of Life or Death PDF Book Detail Author: Terrence D. Slack
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469116987
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 48

Book Description
This book is a personal story of tragedy and triumph before, during and after the life changing events of Hurricane Katrina. Its a book about teamwork and unity at its highest level while faced with what would become the worst disaster in United States History, Hurricane Katrina.

It s a Matter of Life and Death

It s a Matter of Life and Death PDF Book Detail Author: Charles Allen Logan
Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1644167832
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 166

Book Description
It's a matter of life and death. Once we have established the Bible as the Word of God, we then develop the fundamentals that explain the central theme of the Word of God, that is, man's complete ruin in sin and God's remedy in his Son, Jesus Christ. The ultimate penalty of our sins is eternal separation from God. Since the fall of Adam, death has reigned, and millions have gone to their grave separated from God and destined to an eternity without hope, separated from God in a place called hell, reserved for Satan and all the fallen angels, the final abode of all that is evil and those who had denied Jesus Christ as Savior. Our existence is not subject to the temporal physical, but our existence is rooted in an eternal destination that is determined by our personal choice while we journey in the physical. Jesus said, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word and believe on Him that sent me, hath everlasting life and shall not come into condemnation, but is passed from death unto life" (John 5:24). I pray this work will help us throw away the excuses that hold us back from witnessing to the dead. Charles Allen Logan, BRE Bachelor of Religious Education Tri-State Bible College South Point, Ohio

Two Lenses on the Korean Ethos

Two Lenses on the Korean Ethos PDF Book Detail Author: Keumsil Kim Yoon
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476617872
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 288

Book Description
A war-torn country only 60 years ago, South Korea has since achieved prodigious growth and global integration, experiencing rapid industrialization and seeing its cultural exports gain international popularity. Because of this rapid transformation, an investigation of the Korean ethos—the shared self-concept woven through the divergent social contexts of both South and North Korea—is challenging. This book provides an introduction to the Korean ethos, detailing its representation in key cultural words and in film. Part I explores definitive concepts (terms) generally regarded as difficult to translate, such as han (regret), jeong (feeling) and deok (virtue), and how they are expressed in Korean cinema. Part II analyzes film narratives based on these concepts via close readings of 13 films, including three from North Korea.

The Knowledge of Life

The Knowledge of Life PDF Book Detail Author: Witness Lee
Publisher: Living Stream Ministry
ISBN: 0736352686
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 220

Book Description
In The Knowledge of Life Witness Lee illuminates the path that leads to life, beginning with regeneration, and advancing to knowing and living according to the inward sense of life. The Knowledge of Life provides an excellent foundation for the genuine experience of Christ and a helpful introduction to Witness Lee's companion book The Experience of Life.

Bultmann Unlocked

Bultmann Unlocked PDF Book Detail Author: Tim Labron
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0567031535
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 130

Book Description
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The Living and the Dead

The Living and the Dead PDF Book Detail Author: Toby Austin Locke
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers
ISBN: 1910924334
Category : Philosophy
Languages : en
Pages : 300

Book Description
The Living and the Dead examines the complex barriers and boundaries between the worlds of life and death. The book draws upon philosophy, ethnography, literature and natural science in order to suggest that rather than being seen as opposing terms, life and death are better understood as continuous tendencies acting upon one another in a relationship where neither can be seen as passive. Arguing that the failure to think the relationship between that which is living and that which is not leads to situations where both life and death are degraded, The Living and the Dead, proposes that to confront the challenges of our times the dominance of economism, the ecological crisis, technological advancement we need to develop a more nuanced, complex, and fluid understand of the relationships between life and death.

Lex Aeterna

Lex Aeterna PDF Book Detail Author: Jordan Cooper
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1498240089
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 160

Book Description
Martin Luther's theological revolution depended in a significant part upon the distinction between law and gospel. Within the last hundred years, several authors have reevaluated the reformer's understanding of this paradigm in light of its development within the Lutheran orthodox tradition. Some authors have argued that the Lutheran scholastic view of God's law departs from that of Luther. Specifically, it is contended that the Lutheran orthodox argued for a definition of the law which defines it as God's eternal will in contradiction to Luther's approach, wherein the law is defined almost exclusively in negative terms, as a temporal order to eventually be replaced and superseded by the gospel. In this work, Jordan Cooper argues for the continued validity of the Lutheran orthodox definition of the law. Throughout this text, he contrasts the perspective of Radical Lutheran theologians, like Gerhard Forde, with that of earlier Lutheran writers such as Martin Chemnitz and Johann Gerhard. It is argued that Forde's view is inadequate to address contemporary ethical and pastoral issues, and that the Lutheran scholastic doctrine of the law as God's eternal will remains a necessary concept for the contemporary church.

The Gift of Grace

The Gift of Grace PDF Book Detail Author: Niels Henrik Gregersen
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 9781451418804
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 368

Book Description
This landmark volume, the first of two, assesses the prospects and promise of Lutheran theology at the opening of a new millennium. From four continents, the thirty noted and respected contributors not only gauge how such classic themes as grace, the cross, and justification wear today but also look to key issues of ecumenism, social justice, global religious life, and the impact of contemporary science on Christian belief.

Life Study of Romans

Life Study of Romans PDF Book Detail Author: Witness Lee
Publisher: Living Stream Ministry
ISBN: 0870831399
Category :
Languages : en
Pages : 162

Book Description

The Human Nature of Social Discontent

The Human Nature of Social Discontent PDF Book Detail Author: Gary Thom
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 9780865981058
Category : Psychology
Languages : en
Pages : 239

Book Description
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