Hard to believe: the high cost and infinite value of following Jesus

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Thomas Nelson,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
Language:
English
Description

Popular perception of Jesus Christ is that of a tempered, genteel man who walked the earth, offering nuggets of wisdom to His followers. But what we sometimes fail to recognize is that although Jesus Christ offered a message of forgiveness, He also spoke challenging, demanding words about what being a follower of Christ requires.

In contrast to the superficiality of much modern Christian teaching, Dr. John MacArthur serves up the unvarnished truth of what Christ taught and lived. In simple, compelling terms, he spells out what is required of those who would follow Him. Going beyond Jesus' life to include the crucifixion and resurrection, MacArthur shows readers that Jesus modeled the commitment and loving obedience He requires of us by making the ultimate sacrifice for humankind.

Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780785263456
9781418591496
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID a9a0f39c-6060-36ad-70cb-8b1355596027
Grouping Title hard to believe the high cost and infinite value of following jesus
Grouping Author macarthur john
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-09-09 18:07:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-09-16 03:46:03AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Macarthur, John.
author MacArthur, John, 1939-
author2-role Macarthur, John.
hoopla digital.
author_display MacArthur, John
available_at_ignacio Ignacio Community Library
detailed_location_ignacio Ignacio Community Library - Nonfiction
display_description Jesus Christ did not die on the cross so you and I could have a nice day. Ministers and teachers who water down the gospel of Christ in order to make it more popular and appealing may be leading their fun-loving audiences down the road to eternal punishment. This book is John MacArthur's unflinching, unapologetic treatise on the modern tendency to alter the true message of Christianity in order to meet the whims and desires of a culture hoping for nonconfrontational messages, easy answers, and superficial commitments. Too many people just want a Madison Avenue Jesus to make them well, make them happy, and make them prosperous. But Jesus Christ isn't a personal genie. He is the Savior. He died in agony to satisfy the wrath of a holy God and to forgive the sins of humankind. Faith in Him demands a willingness to make any sacrifice He asks. The hard truth about Christianity is that the cost is high, but the rewards are priceless: abundant and eternal life that comes only from faithfully following Christ.
format_category_ignacio Books
format_ignacio Book
id a9a0f39c-6060-36ad-70cb-8b1355596027
isbn 9780785263456
9781418591496
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:527615 1311075 Ignacio Community Library - Nonfiction 248.4 MAC 1 false false On Shelf IGNACIO
hoopla:MWT11618419 Online Hoopla Collection Online Hoopla eAudiobook Audio Books 1 false true Hoopla https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11618419?utm_source=MARC Available Online
itype_ignacio Book
last_indexed 2019-09-16T09:46:03.246Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_ignacio 248.4 MAC
owning_library_ignacio Ignacio Community Library
owning_location_ignacio Ignacio Community Library
primary_isbn 9780785263456
publishDate 2003
2012
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:527615 Book Books English Thomas Nelson, c2003. p. cm.
hoopla:MWT11618419 eAudiobook Audio Books Abridged. English Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2012. 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 42 min.)) : digital.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_ignacio
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:527615 1311075 On Shelf On Shelf true true true false false true
subject_facet Christian life
title_display Hard to believe the high cost and infinite value of following Jesus
title_full Hard to believe : the high cost and infinite value of following Jesus [electronic resource] / John MacArthur
Hard to believe the high cost and infinite value of following Jesus / John MacArthur
title_short Hard to believe
title_sub the high cost and infinite value of following Jesus
topic_facet Christian life