The Green Letters

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As the first book in a series of five on the Christian life, The Green Letters emphasizes both the doctrinal and experiential aspects of maturing in Christian living. The book is grounded in Scripture and enlivened by quotations from noted authors. 'Not I, but Christ' is its theme. The author makes this arresting statement regarding the dynamics of the Christian life: 'God . . . doesn't intend to help us live the Christian life. Immaturity considers the Lord Jesus a Helper. Maturity knows Him to be life itself.' ...
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Overview

As the first book in a series of five on the Christian life, The Green Letters emphasizes both the doctrinal and experiential aspects of maturing in Christian living. The book is grounded in Scripture and enlivened by quotations from noted authors. 'Not I, but Christ' is its theme. The author makes this arresting statement regarding the dynamics of the Christian life: 'God . . . doesn't intend to help us live the Christian life. Immaturity considers the Lord Jesus a Helper. Maturity knows Him to be life itself.' Perhaps the greatest drama in the world is the slow and subtle growth of character in the Christian. Beauty of character can be developed only through years of reflection and experience in the Word of God as the life of Christ is increasingly lived by faith. The Christian life is a healthy, robust kind of life. It advances also through trials, for in one who has faith even suffering is not wasted, but becomes a means for increasing spiritual vigor and strength.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310330011
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 6/28/1981
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 697,966
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2005

    5 stars is not enough

    I first read this book in 1973 (an earlier edition) and continue to re-read it every few years with growing understanding and enlightenment. There is no other book that has given me more understanding of the basic principles of the christian life.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2002

    Life-changing

    I read this book before summer began: I had a lot of growing up to do that summer. The beauty of Stanford's pen is his brevity. The power in a couple words (not unlike Lewis's Mere Christianity) transforms a mind. And the power comes through a humility of writing: he coats his pages with words -- yea, paragraphs -- from the writing of men who have gone before him, demonstrating how the wisdom of God hasn't changed over time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2002

    great beginner for spiritual growth

    The complete green letters is by far the most complete book on spiritual growth.It covers every important area from mature growth to exposing false teachings..2.tim 2;15

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