In His Image

In His Image

This book by the best-selling author of Women of the Word explores ten attributes of God that Christians are called to reflect, helping readers discover freedom and purpose in becoming all that God made them to be.

Author: Jen Wilkin

Publisher: Crossway Books

ISBN: 1433549875

Category: God (Christianity)

Page: 176

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This book by the best-selling author of Women of the Word explores ten attributes of God that Christians are called to reflect, helping readers discover freedom and purpose in becoming all that God made them to be.
Categories: God (Christianity)

Known

Known

In the conclusion to Jen Wilkin's book In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2018), 147–53, called “Engraved with His Image,” she also cites the story of Jesus' conversation and writes about ...

Author: Aubrey Sampson

Publisher: NavPress

ISBN: 9781641583084

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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Who am I? Does God see me? Does God love me? What is my purpose? So much is tied up in our longing to know who we are: our worth, whether we're loved, what we're meant to do with our lives. But there's a powerful truth that settles every question: God has named us, and the names he has spoken over us settle every question and pain we have experienced in our search for identity. Names help us know that we belong and to whom we belong. Names carry authority and power. But we also carry other names--painful, damaging names that we have spoken over ourselves or that others have branded on us. Too often, in times of low self-worth, grief, or failure, we exchange our God-given identity for those false names. When we believe God's names for us, we will discover a life lived with purpose and passion. Are you ready to accept God's invitation to silence the inner voice that keeps you from living freely, joyfully, and confidently? A lot is at stake in understanding the sacred truth of who you are. The names you believe about yourself impact how you live, how you love, and how you move and bear witness to the gospel. Hear this: God has true names that he speaks over you and wants you to hear above the false banter. Known invites you to understand and embrace what it means to be created and named in the image of God. In the process, it will ignite a passion to speak life-giving names over others, to bless them through the power of the Name that is above every other. With vulnerability and humor, Aubrey Sampson shows you what it means to be powerfully and personally made and named in the image of God. Everything changes when you believe this incredible truth: You are known by God.
Categories: Religion

God of Deliverance Bible Study Book

God of Deliverance   Bible Study Book

Discover how God fights for His children and prioritizes their worship of Him above all else. Additional purchase or renting of the video teaching sessions is recommended for the best experience of this Bible study book.

Author: JEN. WILKIN

Publisher:

ISBN: 1087713250

Category:

Page: 192

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"Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph" (Exodus 1:8). With that introduction, we enter into the story of the Hebrew people in the Book of Exodus. No longer under the protection of their forefather Joseph, the children of Israel became slaves to the Egyptians. But God was raising up a deliverer in Moses, to lead His people from bondage to freedom so they could worship Him. In this 10-session verse-by-verse study of Exodus 1-18, journey alongside God's people from Egypt to Mt. Sinai to unpack the deeper meaning behind stories that may already be familiar to you: the struggle of God's people in slavery to the Egyptians, the birth and life of Moses, the plagues God leveled against Pharaoh, and God's great provision in the parting of the Red Sea. Discover how God fights for His children and prioritizes their worship of Him above all else. Additional purchase or renting of the video teaching sessions is recommended for the best experience of this Bible study book. Features: Leader helps to guide questions and discussions within small groups Personal study segments to complete among 10 weeks of group sessions Ten essential teaching videos, approximately 30-45 minutes per session, available for purchase or rent Benefits: Learn the deeper theological implications of stories you've known for years. Understand how God protects His children and prioritizes their worship of Him above all else. Explore how God provided deliverance for His children to be able to worship Him freely and how it affects our lives today.
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Fix Your Eyes

Fix Your Eyes

How Our Study of God Shapes Our Worship of Him Amy Gannett. Smethurst, Matt. Before You Open Your Bible: Nine Heart Postures for Approaching God's Word. ... In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character.

Author: Amy Gannett

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781087730554

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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We live in a polarized time. Christians are quick to conceive of themselves either as theologically-minded or worship-minded; either thinking Christians or feeling Christians. The results are damaging: theology without worship is muted, stifled, and cold, and worship without theology is ungrounded, unrooted, and uninformed. This is not the way it was meant to be. Theology (our study and knowledge of God) should always lead to doxology (our worship of Him). Worship should always be rooted in theology. When we study the nature and character of God as revealed in his Word, we are invited to respond in the affectionate, obedient discipleship of worship. How can we keep our theology from being mere head knowledge? How do we give our worship roots that will last? By fixing our eyes on God Himself—the object of our study and the object of our worship. Fix Your Eyes is an invitation to understand core doctrines of the Christian faith and apply them in our daily worship of God. It walks believers through key theological concepts and shows how each can be lived out in daily life.
Categories: Religion

Truth on Fire

Truth on Fire

[23] Alex Early, The Reckless Love of God: Experiencing the Personal, Passionate Heart of the Gospel (Bethany House, 2015), p 66. [24] Jen Wilkin, In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls us to Reflect His Character (Crossway, 2018), p 48.

Author: Adam Ramsey

Publisher: The Good Book Company

ISBN: 9781784986490

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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Knowing God truly, experiencing Him deeply. What would it look like to genuinely love God with our head AND our heart? To have a faith marked by right thinking AND right feeling? To know God deeply AND worship him passionately? Too often, Christians act as though these things are at odds with one another. But what if God intends for us to possess a Christianity that is radically committed to biblical truth, in a way that did not diminish the life of the heart, but actually intensified it? Adam Ramsey invites us to engage both our minds and our emotions in our walk with God as we gaze at him until our hearts sing. He sums it up like this: "My hope in these following pages is to paint a biblical portrait of what God is actually like, so that we can gaze upon him together until our hearts can’t help but sing. To behold him in such a way that our daily experience is transformed with a deepened awareness of who it is we pray to, who it is that is with us, and who it is that we are loved by. To let God’s truth set our hearts on fire." If you yearn for God but desire a clearer biblical picture of this God whom you love, or if you have been walking with God for a while now, but your experience of him has become settled or dry, then this book is for you.
Categories: Religion

Redeeming Your Time

Redeeming Your Time

Jen Wilkin , In His Image : 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character ( Wheaton , IL : Crossway , 2018 ) , 107 . 15. Levitin , The Organized Mind , 69 . 16. Matt Perman , What's Best Next : How the Gospel Transforms the Way You Get ...

Author: Jordan Raynor

Publisher: WaterBrook

ISBN: 9780593193082

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Manage your time the way Jesus managed his with a biblical antidote to swamped to-do lists and hurried schedules. “A highly practical road map.”—Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author and lead pastor of National Community Church Despite the overwhelming amount of resources for time management and work-life balance, the ability to cultivate the efficiency and equilibrium needed to manage all our worthy pursuits can often feel frustratingly out of reach. The reason for our struggle is that productivity and time-management systems focus on individual habits rather than more meaningful and lasting lifestyle changes. But as it turns out, there is a better way to reach our full potential. We don’t need just another approach to changing our habits. What we need is an operating system that takes into account the full scope of our lives. In these pages, bestselling author Jordan Raynor presents this system, using seven powerful time- management principles drawn from the example of how Jesus lived: 1. Start with the Word: Find meaningful connection with the author of time daily. 2. Let Your Yes Be Yes: Accept only the commitments you can fulfill. 3. Dissent from the Kingdom of Noise: Create room for silence, stillness, and reflection. 4. Prioritize Your Yeses: Confidently maintain your commitments. 5. Accept Your “Unipresence”: Focus on one important thing at a time. 6. Embrace Productive Rest: Live the God-designed rhythms of rest which are productive for our goals and souls. 7. Eliminate All Hurry: Embrace productive busyness while ruthlessly eliminating hurry from our lives. With these principles, you’ll see how Jesus managed his time on earth and how he responded to human constraints much like the ones you face today. More than that, you’ll discover corresponding practices that will help you embrace the best, most Christlike version of yourself possible: purposeful, present, and wildly productive.
Categories: Religion

Finding God in the Ordinary

Finding God in the Ordinary

Like every other part of creation, the birds reflect something of his character. ... Why would god call us to be still? god would not call us to do anything that did not, in some way, reflect his own behavior, for we are made in his ...

Author: Pierce Taylor Hibbs

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781532657689

Category: Religion

Page: 90

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We tend to look for God in the grand and spectacular, but most of our lives are filled with ordinary moments and routines: drinking coffee, reading a book, driving to work. Can we find God in the banalities of everyday life? In Finding God in the Ordinary, the author shows that we can, and that we must. Our world is not an ordinary world. Because it was spoken into being and maintained by the word of God’s power (Heb 1:3), everything around us is always revealing the nature and character of the triune God. Our world is extraordinarily ordinary, always calling our attention to the God of glory and his work in the commonplace.
Categories: Religion

Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven

Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven

Every encounter with God comes with an invitation to act in accordance with his character and will, to “put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator” (Colossians 3:10).

Author: Rory Noland

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 9780310426240

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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Rory Noland addresses the challenges of Christian worship head-on, offering practical suggestions gleaned from Scripture on understanding and experiencing vibrant worship. The first half of Worship on Earth as It Is in Heaven explores what it means to grow as a private worshiper. The practices of the psalmist David provide insight to help people worship God on their own. Second, Noland discusses corporate worship by exploring the glorious gatherings in heaven, as described in the book of Revelation. He presents immediately applicable ideas for becoming a better corporate worshiper. This book includes: • Slice-of-church-life scenarios. Every chapter begins with a brief scenario that presents a worship-related issue or a conflict corresponding to the chapter topic. • Group discussion questions. Based on the opening scenario, these questions help readers think about and discuss worship-related topics from different perspectives. • Issue-by-issue practical guidance from a biblical perspective. • “Ponder and Apply” application questions. Each chapter ends with a series of discussion questions and action steps to help readers identify key insights and make personal applications.
Categories: Religion

Wise Church

Wise Church

Through faithful allegiance to Jesus and a commitment to accept his word as God's wisdom to guide our lives, to take His yoke upon us and confess him as Lord we begin to live out and reflect his character, his will, his life and light ...

Author: Scot McKnight

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781725294066

Category: Religion

Page: 286

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"Wise Church is about rethinking church cultures so they become more of a wisdom culture. The topics vary as widely as church life itself: letter writing as pastoral care, the work life of congregants, evangelism, music, church economics, spiritual formation as the pursuit of wisdom, racial justice, marriage, learning how to teach like Jesus, gospeling like the apostles, and the wise use of social media. These studies are by pastors and scholars pondering wisdom, but more than that, they are pondering the life we all live in a wise way. We and our churches need wisdom, not simply because we live in an ever-changing world, but because the God we worship is himself wise. Wise church cultures reflect the wisdom of God back into the world, a world looking for wisdom." With contributions from: Jeff Bannman Jeremy Berg Brandon Evans Pete Goodman David Johnston Ernest F. Ledbetter III Julie Murdock Joshua Little John M. Phelps Ivan Ramirez Bill D. Shiell
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Jesus the God Man

Jesus the God Man

able to enter the kingdom, desperately asks about who then can be saved (Luke 18:18–30, esp. vv. 23–30). Jesus's reply assures Peter and those he ... God redeemed us to reflect his image in the way he originally designed us to function.

Author: Darrell L. Bock

Publisher: Baker Academic

ISBN: 9781493403394

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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What the Gospels Tell Us about Who Jesus Is This clear, compact introduction surveys what the Gospels tell us about who Jesus is by exploring his teachings and actions in their contexts. Darrell Bock, a leading evangelical New Testament scholar who speaks and teaches around the world, and Benjamin Simpson treat the Gospels as reliable sources for a plausible portrait of Jesus. Condensing years of extensive study on the topic, this handy, readable textbook presents fresh ways to understand the Gospels, especially the Synoptics in comparison with John.
Categories: Religion