By Warren W. Wiersbe
Locate power of their stories.
We all desire idea to steer lives that honor God. whilst our religion is susceptible or the pressures of the realm appear overwhelming, remembering the good women and men of the earlier can motivate us to renewed energy and function. Our non secular struggles aren't new, and the tales of these who've long past prior to may help prepared the ground to our personal victories.
50 humans each Christian may still Know offers a glimpse into the lives of such humans as:
•Charles H. Spurgeon
•G. Campbell Morgan
•A. W. Tozer
•James Hudson Taylor
Combining the tales of 50 of those devoted women and men, liked writer Warren W. Wiersbe provide you with perception and encouragement for life's doubtful journey.
Warren W. Wiersbe is a former pastor of the Moody Church and writer or editor of greater than a hundred and fifty books, together with On Being a Servant of God and The Bumps Are What You Climb On. He lives together with his spouse Betty in Lincoln, NE, the place he keeps to put in writing and to mentor more youthful pastors.
This booklet combines Wiersbe's Living with the Giants and Victorious Christians you'll want to Know, plus a brand new preface and new biographies.
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This is especially obvious in the language used by religion. Every language, including that of the Bible, is the result of innumerable acts of cultural creativity. All functions of man's spiritual life are based on man's power to speak vocally or silently. Language is the expression of man's freedom from the given situation and its concrete demands. It gives him universals in whose power he can create worlds above the given world of technical civilization and spiritual content. Conversely, the development of these worlds determines the development of language.
But theology cannot use it by simply accepting it. Theology must confront it with the answer implied in the Christian message. The confrontation of the existential analysis with the symbol in which Christianity has expressed its ultimate concern is the method which is adequate both to the message of Jesus as the Christ and to the human predicament as rediscovered in contemporary culture. The answer cannot be derived from the question. It is said to him who asks, but it is not taken from him. Existentialism cannot give answers.
They were seeking for an immovable being beyond the circle of genesis and decay, greatness and self-destruction, something beyond tragedy. But the power of space was overwhelming in Greek mind -33- and existence. The ultimate symbol found by Greek philosophy for the immovable being is the sphere or the circle, the most perfect representation of space. If you look at classical sculpture or at the archaic temples in Sicily and Paestum, you must feel immediately that they are enclosed in a sphere.