Living as a Christian: Teachings from First Peter [NOOK Book]

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Many modern Christians are familiar with the name, and perhaps even some of the writings of, A. W. Tozer, but few living today were blessed to sit under his weekly teaching from the pulpit. In this never-before-published collection of teachings on 1 Peter, adapted from sermons given to his parishioners, Tozer examines what it means to call oneself a Christian. In his view, to be a recipient of God's salvation is to become "the pride of all heaven," indestructible and able to withstand anything and everything that...
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Living as a Christian: Teachings from First Peter

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Overview

Many modern Christians are familiar with the name, and perhaps even some of the writings of, A. W. Tozer, but few living today were blessed to sit under his weekly teaching from the pulpit. In this never-before-published collection of teachings on 1 Peter, adapted from sermons given to his parishioners, Tozer examines what it means to call oneself a Christian. In his view, to be a recipient of God's salvation is to become "the pride of all heaven," indestructible and able to withstand anything and everything that seeks to undermine one's faith. The Epistle of 1 Peter was written to a group of just such Christians, to encourage them to live in the center of God's redeeming love. Through Tozer's incomparable teaching and commentary, this ancient letter becomes a fresh and life-infusing admonition for today's Christian!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441267450
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/14/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,181,016
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

A. W. Tozer embarked upon a lifelong pursuit of God at the age of 17 after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. He was a self-taught pastor, writer, and editor whose powerful messages continue to grip the hearts and stir the souls of today's believers. He penned more than 45 books, including the classics The Pursuit of God, The Knowledge of the Holy, and The Purpose of Man.

James L. Snyder is the pastor of the Family of God Fellowship in Ocala, Florida. He is recognized as an authority on the life and ministry of A. W. Tozer and has written a number of books and essays in Christian periodicals about Tozer. Snyder has a weekly radio ministry and writes a nationally syndicated newspaper column.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Amazing Christian 7

1 The Christian Believes in Things He Cannot See 13

2 The Christian Understands the Truth About Salvation 27

3 The Christian Is Redeemed from a Foolish Way of Life 41

4 The Christian's Hope Versus All Other Hope 53

5 The Fundamental Difference Between the Christian and the Non-Christian 63

6 The Christian Puts Aside Certain Things 75

7 Christianity: An Experience, Not an Experiment 91

8 The Christian Believes He Is Exactly What God Says He Is 107

9 The Christian's Life Among Non-Christians 117

10 The Christian's Presence Among the Unsaved 127

11 The Christian's Relation to Government and Authority 141

12 The Christian Cannot Be Harmed 153

13 The Christian Believes the Whole Bible 169

14 The Christian Is a Stranger in a Strange Land 179

15 The Christian Bears His Suffering with Joy 189

16 The Christian Doesn't Have a Care in the World 201

17 The Christian Stands Firm Against False Teaching 211

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