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ISBN: 9781907713033
Imprint: Langham Global Library
Format: Paperback
Dimensions (mm): 229 x 152 x 10
Publication Date: 14/07/2012
Pages: 175
Series: Global Christian Library
Language: English

Evangelical Truth

A Personal Plea for Unity, Integrity and Faithfulness

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John Stott’s masterly distillation of sixty years’ reflection on Christian discipleship ranges over the history of the church and its formative teachings, as well as the world-wide church today. He expounds the trinitarian character of the evangelical faith: the gracious initiative of God the Father in revealing himself to us, of Jesus Christ in redeeming us through the cross, and of the indwelling Holy Spirit in transforming us. This is why the three-fold emphasis of evangelical faith is upon the Word of God, the once-for-all nature of the work of Christ and the active, continuing work of the Spirit.

This edition of Evangelical Truth contains The Cape Town Commitment, a document produced by The Lausanne Movement faithfully reflecting the proceedings of The Third Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization.

Author Bios

John Stott
(By)

JOHN STOTT is known the world over as a preacher, evangelist and writer. He was the chief architect of the Lausanne Covenant (1974) and the founder of Langham Partnership, which works to equip a new generation of Bible teachers around the world. The Reverend Dr John Stott was Rector Emeritus of All Souls Church, Langham Place in London, England.

Table of Contents

  1. Foreword
  2. Preface
  3. Introduction: Evangelical Essentials
    1. Three disclaimers
    2. Fundamentalism and evangelicalism
    3. Evangelicalism’s tribes and tenets
    4. The trinitarian gospel
    5. Suggested further reading
  4. 1 The Revelation of God
    1. Revelation
    2. Inspiration
    3. Authority
    4. Three more words
    5. Two clarifications
    6. Suggested further reading
  5. 2 The Cross of Christ
    1. Our acceptance with God
    2. Our daily discipleship
    3. Our mission and message
    4. Suggested further reading
  6. 3 The Ministry of the Holy Spirit
    1. Christian beginnings
    2. Christian assurances
    3. Christian holiness
    4. Christian community
    5. Christian mission
    6. Christian hope
    7. Suggested further reading
  7. Conclusion: The Challenge of the Evangelical Faith
  8. Postscript: The Pre-Eminence of Humility
  9. Notes
  10. The Cape Town Commitment

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