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The good and beautiful life : putting on the character of Christ / James Bryan Smith.

Book Book (©2009.)
Description: 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ©2009.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Gordon College Stack Level 1 BT 380.3 .S65 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780830835324
  • ISBN: 0830835326
General Note: "Formatio."
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-259).
Contents: Introduction -- The good and beautiful life : soul training : writing a letter to God -- The Gospel many people have never heard : soul training, play -- The grand invitation : soul training, hospitality -- Learning to live without anger : soul training, keeping the Sabbath -- Learning to live without lust : soul training, media fast -- Learning to live without lying : soul training, silence -- Learning to bless those who curse us : Soul training, praying for the success of competitors -- Learning to live without vainglory : soul training, secret service -- Learning to live without avarice : soultraining, deaccumulation -- Learning to live without worry : soul training, prayer -- Learning to live without judging others : soul training, a day without gossip -- Living in the kingdom day by day : soul training, living one day devotionally.
Summary: In this follow-up to his first book, "The Good and Beautiful God," Smith traces through the Sermon on the Mount and helps Christians look behind these sins to replace their false beliefs with Jesus' narratives about life in the kingdom of God.
Citation: Smith, James Bryan. "The good and beautiful life : putting on the character of Christ." Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ©2009.

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