And what is His will? As a field evangelist and regional coordinator, he was responsible for the members of his teams and the planning of each day. This book showed me clearly many ways to accomplish this. How can we diagnose the causes or come to grips with this deadly problem in our Christian lives? This is a sobering read that will speak to one's conscience re: materialism and the dichotomy of many Christians' lives between the world and the Lord: literally, it probes and examines what the Word tells us to do, and how we very often make excuses for disobedience. We make mistakes, even intentional sinful ones. Have you gotten sidetracked from your first love, Jesus? I enjoy the part in the book that has practical Challenging book--especially the rebuke towards the general Christianity in the United States that is affluent but not keeping eternity, evangelism and the Great Commission in perspective.
The road to reality coming home to jesus from the unreal world k p yohannan erwin w lutzer home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create. It's the reason why I had to write this book. I highly reccomend this book, I can not quit thinking about it. He show us how to find our way back to the heart. But also stressed the urgency.
A dichotomy is a whole divided into two parts. How must we as believers, disciples of Christ, live and respond in this lost and dying world? Yohannan offers refreshing freedom from the enticements of contemporary culture and gives an uncompromising call to live a life of simplicity with purpose. In this prophetic and practical book K. Be Holy As I am Holy -- 12. Why aren't we incarnating Him to those across town in our own inner cities - and to the lost billions still in darkness around the world? As a theology student, Yohannan was ordained and began pastoring a local church in Dallas, where he served for four years. Yohannan reminds us on the last page of the book that God is on our side and loves us in spite of our failures. No one wants to be disliked, hated or misunderstood---especially by family, friends and loved ones.
I had nothing bad to say about it a This book was pretty much an extension of K. Discipline, pain, sacrifice and suffering are rewarded with fame and fortune in the world. This review first appeared on my blog, ChristyBower. In this prophetic and practical book, K. This is the question I ask myself over and over.
But ultimately it's a book to be lived. Gets right down to brass tacks, and if one is honest, these tacks are pretty painful. For his faithful service to the Body of Christ, Yohannan was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Hindustan Bible College in Chennai, India. Non Pain, No Gain -- 9. The last five chapters or so were the best.
Missions is not something we do, but something we are. He didn't say anything that wasn't backed by scripture. Yohannan offers refreshing freedom from the enticements of contemporary culture and gives an uncompromising call to live a life of simplicity with purpose. Why aren't we seeing this manifestation of spiritual power and authority in this world?. The E-mail message field is required.
The book was targeted at American Christians, especially those who believe that God's main goal is to provide us with wealth to spend primarily on our own pleasures. This and other titles by K. In general, he had good points about what Jesus actually called His followers to live out in terms of sacrificing to reach the lost. It is a mysterious but deadly spiritual dichotomy. I definitely liked this book though. Or maybe you prefer to think that what Yohannan suggests God is asking of us is too much.
What if he was stoned and beaten? I have been struggling with getting from head knowledge to feet and hands action for awhile now. I'm reading this book that I got free, but is available in print for those who would rather have a hard copy. Yohannan will point you to the road back to authentic New Testament Christianity and help you take your first steps toward living with simplicity and purpose. A tiny group of believers who have the Gospel keep mumbling it over and over to themselves. Very convicting when read through the lens of a Western-church believer in Jesus. He shared examples in his own life, and admitted the difficulties. You'll find as you do this that you can obey all that He commands without any danger of falling into legalism.
Seldom does our spirit-man lead and dominate. It has never been about us anyway. What kind of church, culture, or ethnic group can produce a faith where obedience to God has become dispensable? The Lord gave him courage to speak to the crowds he saw that day, and he continued to preach for the next seven years in North India. But perhaps because I already agree with the message, I noticed some other things about the book. In this prophetic and practical book, K. Meanwhile, millions who have never heard it once fall into flames of eternal hell without ever hearing the salvation story.
But this of often exactly the price to be paid by anyone seriously wanting to follow Jesus into a life of servanthood. But can we really destroy Gods plans?? We have settled for standards far below the biblical models for followers of Christ. But ultimately it's a book to be lived. In general, he had good points about what Jesus actually called His followers to live out in terms of sacrificing to reach the lost. Abstract: Have you gotten sidetracked from your first love? His call to a radical lifestyle—with an all-out commitment to Jesus—has left its impact on nearly every continent. We must stop confusing holiness with legalism. Gets right down to brass tacks, and if one is honest, these tacks are pretty painful.