The Resource Knowing who you are : eight surprising images of Christian identity, (ebook)

Knowing who you are : eight surprising images of Christian identity, (ebook)

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Knowing who you are : eight surprising images of Christian identity
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Knowing who you are
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eight surprising images of Christian identity
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eng
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Throughout the history of the church, many excellent books have been written addressing the theological significance of Christian identity. Such works have delineated important doctrines such as adoption, justification, and sanctification. While these studies of being "in Christ" have been fruitful, and numerous, they have often neglected one of the most useful tools in understanding Christian identity, namely, the use of metaphor. A search of Scripture reveals that Jesus and his apostles frequently utilized images from everyday life to illustrate spiritual truths about our identity. In this fresh work, Knowing Who You Are invites the reader to explore eight lesser-known images of Christian identity found in the New Testament. Among others, the author investigates how being a Christian is like being a boxer in ancient Corinth, a citizen in Philippi, a farmer in Galilee, and a sheep in a flock. This engaging assessment of first-century images will draw the reader in and leave them challenged, encouraged, and often surprised as they discover afresh what it means to be "Christian."
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Midwest
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Gill, Malcolm J
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248.4GIL
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Christians
  • Identification (Religion)
  • Christian life
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Knowing who you are : eight surprising images of Christian identity, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9781498218054
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12324653
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remote
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MWT12324653
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Label
Knowing who you are : eight surprising images of Christian identity, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781498218054
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12324653
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324653
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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