Unfinished: The Four Callings from Jesus That Empower and Complete Your Purpose on Earth

Overview

Jesus invites you to pursue His four callings 
 
What does God want most from you? For too many believers, this question echoes troubling messages from the past. “Thou shalt not,” “you need to do more,” “why did you miss last night’s meeting?” It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, which can keep you from seeing what God truly desires to accomplish through you.  
...
See more details below
Hardcover
$11.70
BN.com price
(Save 9%)$12.99 List Price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $5.18   
  • New (8) from $6.97   
  • Used (3) from $5.17   
Unfinished: The Four Callings from Jesus That Empower and Complete Your Purpose on Earth

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$9.99
BN.com price

Overview

Jesus invites you to pursue His four callings 
 
What does God want most from you? For too many believers, this question echoes troubling messages from the past. “Thou shalt not,” “you need to do more,” “why did you miss last night’s meeting?” It’s easy to feel overwhelmed, which can keep you from seeing what God truly desires to accomplish through you.  
 
Unfinished brings needed focus to your life by revealing your four callings from Jesus. Each calling is linked to a specific gift, making it possible for you to experience the life that Jesus desires for you. In Unfinished, the Savior tells you, in his own words, how to:
·         Achieve greater intimacy with God
·         Accelerate your personal growth
·         Empower the spiritual growth of other believers
·         Impact the lives of nonbelievers
 
If you are pulled in too many directions and distracted by the clamor of competing demands, let the author introduce you to the Christian life as Jesus designed it. No longer is it necessary to question what God wants most from you. You can set aside everything that is secondary in importance and devote yourself to just four callings. Now you can make the greatest impact possible in your world.
 
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307731708
  • Publisher: The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/21/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 533,900
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

STEVEN K. SCOTT is the bestselling author of The Greatest Words Ever Spoken, The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived, and The Richest Man Who Ever Lived. An entrepreneur whose start-up companies have achieved billions of dollars in sales, Scott learned the laws of success by studying the book of Proverbs. He is co-founder of Max International, Total Gym Fitness, and The American Telecast Corporation. In his speaking and teaching ministry, Scott emphasizes the unique role and miraculous power of Jesus’s words in the lives of those who follow him.
Read More Show Less

Read an Excerpt

Unfinished

The Four Callings from Jesus That Empower and Complete Your Purpose on Earth
By Steven K. Scott

WaterBrook Press

Copyright © 2013 Steven K. Scott
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9780307731708

From the beginning of His ministry on earth, Jesus told His followers that He was sent to this world by His Father
in heaven. That concept is fundamental to Christianity. If you ask a Christian, “Why did the Father send His Son
into this world?” he or she might first say, “To die on the cross as the perfect Sacrifice for our sins.” Then the person
might add, “And to provide God’s free gift of eternal life to those who would believe in Him.”

As true as these answers are, anyone who stops with these words is missing vitally important truths that Jesus
revealed about the many other reasons He came to earth, including the fundamental reason: that His Father sent
Him.

Jesus was sent to earth to accomplish nearly thirty specific missions. And each of the missions was assigned to

Jesus Gives His Followers Four Callings

Him by the Father before Christ left heaven ( John 5:36; 6:38). The Father also gave Jesus the exact messages He
wanted Jesus to communicate to the world—down to the very words He was to speak.

Jesus told His followers, “For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent me commanded me what to
say and how to say it” ( John 12:49). (See also John 8:26–29; John 14:24.) All of this makes it clear that Jesus didn’t
come here just to go with the flow or to fulfill a single, general purpose. He came to accomplish every aspect of every
mission that His Father commanded Him to accomplish, and to say every word the Father told Him to say. Jesus came to finish the work of His Father on earth ( John 4:34; 5:36).

The Most Important Questions You Can Ask

If God had such specific purposes for Jesus, does He also have specific purposes and callings that He wants you to accomplish? Jesus answered this question in John 20:21 when He told His closest followers, “As the Father has sent Me, I also send you” (nkjv). Jesus sends His followers into the world in the same manner that His Father sent Him. Jesus has given us four specific callings, and we are to focus on accomplishing them.

We are not to walk casually through life, reacting to whatever might come along. Jesus tells us to never allow our
lives to be determined by circumstances. Rather, He wants us to passionately pursue—and accomplish—the callings
He has set before us.

Thus, the two most important questions you can ask are
1. What callings has Jesus given me?
2. How can I fulfill those callings and accomplish the related missions?

The good news is that Jesus answered both questions in very specific terms. Equally important, He promised that if
you would pursue the callings and missions He has revealed, the Holy Spirit would give you the miraculous power to accomplish them. Along with every calling, Jesus gives us the gifts that are needed to pursue and accomplish the calling. Jesus revealed four callings that we are to embrace as our top priorities in life. The callings make God’s will for each of us crystal clear. As we pursue each one in faith, the Holy Spirit will perform His miraculous transformational power in our lives and in the lives of the people we serve. With a clear understanding of what Christ left for us to do on earth, we can make the most of every miraculous, eternal opportunity that God brings into our lives.

Continues...

Excerpted from Unfinished by Steven K. Scott Copyright © 2013 by Steven K. Scott. Excerpted by permission of WaterBrook Press, a division of Random House, Inc.
All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)