In the first century, believer didn’t just mean someone who heard and agreed with Jesus; it meant someone who acted on that belief. And when the outside world saw the faith of these new believers, they declared “they turned the world upside down” (Acts 17:6).
That’s the kind of believer Charles Martin wants us to be. The kind who understands that the truth of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection is so powerful, it reshaped history. The kind of believer who lives with that same world-changing faith today.
In his second non-fiction work, he uses his talents as a novelist to walk you through the lives of the disciples in the aftermath of the Resurrection and as they spread the message of the Gospel and “turn the world upside down”, leading up to Paul’s ministry in Thessonalica. In his beloved lyrical style, Martin illuminates key moments from Scripture and shares stories from his own life as a disciple.
With the same depth, sensitivity, and emotion that have made his novels beloved to millions, Martin will helps you engage with your faith in a new and inspiring way.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 The Death of the Only Innocent Man 1
Chapter 2 It Is Perfectly Perfect 10
Chapter 3 A Dead Man Walks 21
Chapter 4 Shame-the enemy's First Weapon 34
Chapter 5 Problem Number One 46
Chapter 6 Their Problem Is Our Problem 57
Chapter 7 Moving from Faith to Faithfulness 79
Chapter 8 The Holy Spirit 101
Chapter 9 Willing to Be Willing 138
Chapter 10 Show Us the Father 156
Chapter 11 The Kingdom of Heaven 183
Chapter 12 I Raise My Hand 220
Chapter 13 You're in a War 252
Chapter 14 What or Who Are You at War Against? 285
Chapter 15 They Turned the World Upside Down 297
Appendix A 325
Appendix B 331
About the Author 345