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Knowing God

Author : J. I. Packer
ISBN : 9780830869459
Genre : Religion
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One of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals (Christianity Today, 2006) Platinum Book Award, Evangelical Christian Publishing Association For over 40 years, J. I. Packer's classic has been an important tool to help Christians around the world discover the wonder, the glory and the joy of knowing God. In 2006, Christianity Today voted this title one of the top 50 books that have shaped evangelicals. This edition is updated with Americanized language and spelling and a new preface by the author. Stemming from Packer's profound theological knowledge, Knowing God brings together two important facets of the Christian faith— knowing about God and also knowing God through the context of a close relationship with the person of Jesus Christ. Written in an engaging and practical tone, this thought-provoking work seeks to transform and enrich the Christian understanding of God. Explaining both who God is and how we can relate to him, Packer divides his book into three sections: The first directs our attention to how and why we know God, the second to the attributes of God and the third to the benefits enjoyed by a those who know him intimately. This guide leads readers into a greater understanding of God while providing advice to gaining a closer relationship with him as a result.

Knowing God Study Guide

Author : J. I. Packer
ISBN : 0830816496
Genre : Religion
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This guide outlines two eleven-week series of discussions on J. I. Packer's text.

Knowing God By Name

Author : David Wilkerson
ISBN : 9781441263735
Genre : Religion
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"Our help is in the name of the Lord."--Psalm 124:8 In the Bible, God is called by many names. But what do they mean? And what do they reveal about Him? Can knowing these names bring the comfort, hope or healing you are seeking? Through Bible teaching and personal anecdotes, bestselling author and beloved pastor David Wilkerson explores ten Hebrew names for God, showing how men and women throughout Scripture found strength and encouragement in the powerful name of the Lord. So can you! This life-changing book will help you know your heavenly Father on a heart-to-heart level, revealing His protection, care, discipline and loving guidance in your life. God has pledged to keep you, to give you His peace, to give you His Holy Spirit, to blot out all your sins and to replace them with His lovingkindness. Here is your invitation to experience each of these realities--in other words, to know God by name.

Formation For Knowing God

Author : F. Gerald Downing
ISBN : 9780227175477
Genre : Religion
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In this challenging and engaging discussion, F. Gerald Downing draws on evidence from Ancient Jewish and New Testament scriptures to analyse the changing history of the concept of ?__revelation' within Christianity. Through the discussion of central concepts in the philosophy of language, such as reference and identity, Downing provides a comprehensive analysis of our notion of the concept of knowledge through revelation and self-revelation. Formation for Knowing God contains an overview of the history of the debate regarding the methods and extent of God's revelation, specifically his self-revelation. Downing argues that the conviction that God is selfrevealed stems from eighteenth-century Enlightenment debates, and has no roots in the early Christian tradition, from which we learn that God is incomprehensible. Downing rejects the view that it was the primary purpose of Christ's death to show God's love, claiming that this is unsupported by the scriptural evidence. The positive thesis argued by Downing is that what has been revealed to us is not a matter of knowledge but a matter of faith. Downing's Formation for Knowing God will challenge the assumptions of its readers, providing an alternative and thought provoking approach to the nature of knowledge and certainty within Christianity.

Knowing God Through The Year

Author : J.I. Packer
ISBN : 9781473639805
Genre : Religion
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'How can we turn our knowledge about God into knowledge of God? The rule for doing so is simple but demanding. It is that we turn each truth that we learn about God into matter for mediation before God, leading to prayer and praise to God. 'Knowing God is a more complex business than knowing another person. If we spend the rest of our lives at it, there will still be more to comprehend. But the marvel of it is that God's riches are opened up to us to explore.' J. I. Packer Join J. I. Packer on a year of discovery. Using excerpts from his bestselling book Knowing God, each day you'll read a Scripture and a brief passage from Knowing God. There are ideas for prayer and reflection to help you respond to God as you journey into knowing him more. There is no greater adventure.

The Joy Of Knowing God

Author : Richard L. Strauss
ISBN : 0872138348
Genre : Religion
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A study of God's attributes and their relevance to daily living.

Knowing God Devotional Journal

Author : J. I. Packer
ISBN : 9780830837397
Genre : Religion
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Discover the riches of the character of God in this special devotional format of J. I. Packer's classic that reveals the wonder, glory and joy of knowing God. The daily reading includes Scripture, a suggestion for action or reflection, and space to journal or write out your prayers.

Knowing God

Author : Laurel Elizabeth Keyes
ISBN : 0979086183
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Laurel Keyes discusses the importance of KNOWING. Without knowing that one has a particular place in life there is no security and the life is lived in anxiety and helplessness. Dependence upon other people or a government or outside sources are always uncertain. Only a close association with the Spirit-within can provide a feeling of belonging, of being guided, cared for and loved.The question arises, ?Can we know? How do we Know?? Man is a thinking creature. By the very nature of his ability to imagine and create he is displaying his divine inheritance. Therefore he is capable of knowing Truth. Until he does there is no real contentment for him. In all of his seeking for admiration, for love and power and success or escape, there is the driving urge to know. ?What am I? Who am I? Why am I here? What am I supposed To do??An accumulation of knowledge about things is not knowing. That comes either from experience or intuitive flashes. True knowing, as any of you who have experienced those lightning-like breakthroughs, comes from a deep intuitive certitude.This booklet will help you to know the answers to these questions and take you deeper within yourself for your Spiritual growth.

Knowing God By His Names

Author : Dick Purnell
ISBN : 9780736958578
Genre : God (Christianity)
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In this popular 31-day study of the names of God, internationally known speaker and author Dick Purnell, leads you into an understanding of how God's names reveal His character and identity. Every name of God has special significance for the Christian. Learn the significance and you can change your life.

Knowing God Through His Names

Author : Mariel Davenport
ISBN : 9781617393761
Genre : Religion
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Do you know what your name means? Or why you are named what you are? Most parents search baby name books and the Internet for name ideas—yet ancient names carried even more significance. God's names answer to our insecurities, fears, anxieties, and troubles—whatever is going on in our lives, knowing and trusting God's name will meet us right where we are. From Genesis to Revelation, the one true God unmasks Himself through His names to those willing to look. This gives us an opportunity to have a renewed sense of who God really is and how powerfully He acts on behalf of those who love Him. This unique Bible study knits together Old Testament names of God with New Testament names of Jesus. He is unchanging throughout the Bible, the one consistency we have in an inconsistent world. Knowing God through His Names will draw you near to the heart of God the Father while unveiling the connection to Jesus the Son.

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