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{"id":132790747155,"title":"WCS 2 Corinthians: Strength in Weakness","handle":"wcs-2-corinthians-strength-in-weakness","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/files\/EP_logo_1400x_61c16cda-e1ca-4ae8-9784-34670d4caca2_small.jpg?v=1502994327\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eAuthor J. Philip Arthur\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eISBN 9780852345726\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003ePages 274\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e2 Corinthians provides a compelling portrait of the Apostle Paul – his soul is bared and his readers are given a glimpse of his inner life. We are enabled to see what made him tick and what were the motives and attitudes that moulded his life of service for Christ. Amongst other things, the author suggests that this letter is for Christians who want to stand out – a much-needed plea for excellence.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"page\" title=\"Page 49\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"section\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"layoutArea\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"column\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe future of the Christian cause depends to a large degree on the quality of the next generation of spiritual leaders. Where will these men find role models? To whom will they turn for inspiration? 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Philip Arthur\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003eISBN 9780852345726\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003ePages 274\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e2 Corinthians provides a compelling portrait of the Apostle Paul – his soul is bared and his readers are given a glimpse of his inner life. We are enabled to see what made him tick and what were the motives and attitudes that moulded his life of service for Christ. 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In 2 Corinthians we have both a stern warning that we should avoid styles of leadership that are worldly, perhaps even cultic while cultivating the kind of leadership that Paul himself showed, leadership that was self-sacrificing and self-giving, a model of loving service based on the character of Christ himself.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e‘This sensitively-applied exposition … the author keeps us glued to the page through a lively style. It is encouraging to find him drawing on personal experience to illustrate and confirm the points he makes.’\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e2 Corinthians provides a compelling portrait of the Apostle Paul – his soul is bared and his readers are given a glimpse of his inner life. We are enabled to see what made him tick and what were the motives and attitudes that moulded his life of service for Christ. 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WCS 2 Corinthians: Strength in Weakness

WCS 2 Corinthians: Strength in Weakness

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Author J. Philip Arthur ISBN 9780852345726 Pages 274 2 Corinthians provides a compelling portrait of the Apostle Paul – his soul is bared and his readers are given a glimpse of his inner life. We are enabled to see what made him tick and what were the motives and attitudes that moulded his life of service for Christ. Amongst other things, the ...


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{"id":132718952467,"title":"WCS Colossians and Philemon: Christ All-Sufficient","handle":"wcs-colossians-and-philemon-christ-all-sufficient","description":"\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg src=\"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0798\/5689\/files\/EP_logo_1400x_61c16cda-e1ca-4ae8-9784-34670d4caca2_small.jpg?v=1502994327\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAuthor J. Philip Arthur\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN 9780852346556\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages 240\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePhil Arthur reminds us that there was a problem with the church in Colosse, prompting Paul to write. 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The most important consequence of the new teachings the Colossians were hearing was that they would wean people away from Christ in subtle ways by making them preoccupied with other things in addition to him. In order to counter this emphasis, Paul wrote a letter that is full of Christ. Read it, and it will work wonders for your confidence. In a variety of ways it makes the point that Christ is magnificent, that nothing can compare with him, and if we have Jesus, we have enough.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe second letter, the epistle to Philemon, was addressed to one of the members of the church in Colosse and related to another person from the same town. It is a highly personal letter, written from one Christian to another, and it has a fascination all its own. 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Philip Arthur\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eISBN 9780852346556\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #38761d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePages 240\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePhil Arthur reminds us that there was a problem with the church in Colosse, prompting Paul to write. It seemed there was a real danger that an impressionable young church might be dragged away from their devotion to Christ. Worryingly, as today, there were those who were influenced by false teaching. The letter to Philemon was personal – he was a member of the Colossian church. The theme here is simple: forgiveness. 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WCS Colossians and Philemon: Christ All-Sufficient

WCS Colossians and Philemon: Christ All-Sufficient

$ 16.99

Author J. Philip Arthur ISBN 9780852346556 Pages 240 Phil Arthur reminds us that there was a problem with the church in Colosse, prompting Paul to write. It seemed there was a real danger that an impressionable young church might be dragged away from their devotion to Christ. Worryingly, as today, there were those who were influenced by false ...


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