|Contributions||Bassage, Harold Edwin, 1906- ed.|
|LC Classifications||BS1091 .B35|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||212|
|LC Control Number||66016656|
This is my review on the book Sanctification: God's Passion for His People () by John MacArthur. I was very excited when I read the book title because the sanctification of a believer is very much the goal of biblical counseling and discipleship/5. This book helped me to get a broader understanding of the Bible as one continuous story of God’s creation and how he is redeeming his people. I also feel that I have gained a much better understanding of the historical timeline and context of the Bible through reading this, especially the Old Testament/5. Deuteronomy - For you are a holy people to the Lord your God; the Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for His own possession out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. King Benjamin tells the people that God gives them everything and He only asks them to obey His commandments. And when they keep the commandments, God .
In other words, not only is God going to create a people for himself from all the nations of the world, but he is also going to purge and purify his people Israel (cf. John ). He will eliminate the proud and he will keep for himself a humble and lowly people. Chapter 26 is all about praising God for his sovereign care over His people. The ESV Study Bible points out the prophetic nature of Isaiah’s words that “ the time perspective in ch. 26 shifts Author: Liz Auld. "The greatest story ever told" is more than just a cliché. God goes to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. That is what The Story is all about: the story of the Bible, God's great love affair with sed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from Genesis to Revelation/5(). God punishes people today, but the greatest punishment will come after people die and end up in the Lake of Fire. Here is an example of God punishing people in the past. In Jeremiah God states that punisment will come because of “the evil of their deeds” and it did. That is, these folks were defiant and disobeyed God.
The book of Job deals with the issue of why God allows bad things to happen to good people. Job was a righteous man (Job ), yet he suffered in ways that are almost beyond belief. God allowed Satan to do everything he wanted to Job except kill him, and Satan did his worst. God promised to exile His people from their land if they turned from Him, and now Jerusalem’s time has come. The Babylonians will destroy the city, raze the holy temple, and carry the Jews away. But even as the Lord plans Jerusalem’s destruction, He sends his people a . 4, 5. (a) Why do we need to be clean? (b) What does creation teach us about how Jehovah views cleanness? 4 We learn to be clean and pure from Jehovah’s own example. (Leviticus , 45) So the main reason we need to be clean is that we want to be “imitators of God.” —Ephesians 5 Creation teaches us much about how Jehovah views cleanness. Ideas for Personal Scripture Study. 2 Nephi 6–8. The Lord is merciful to His people and will fulfill His promises. To help his people understand that they were part of the house of Israel and could trust God and His promises, Jacob quoted prophecies of Isaiah, recorded in 2 Nephi 6– described the scattering of Israel and the Savior’s promised gathering and redemption of His people.