Pursuing Justice Hardback

The Call to Live & Die for Bigger Things

by Ken Wytsma;


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A hopeful and fresh message to pursue justice and live sacrificially in light of the Gospel of Jesus.

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Pursuing Justice

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‘Pursuing Justice’ answers the life-long question many ask – “how can I experience true happiness and abundant life” – with an unexpected answer. By dropping your dreams and pursuing justice.

Ken Wytsma uses his twenty years of global ministry and travel to give a compelling and highly theological argument to those seeking their Christian purpose. As we become more and more concerned with our own business we lose sight of the Gospel, which should be leading us to the hungry, the orphans, and the needy.

Ken will call readers back to the biblical understanding of justice, offer you a glimpse of true righteousness and reconnect you to the Gospel and the joy of God. In discovering anew the true meaning of the Gospel – to lay down your life – you will find it again, only it will even better. When we discover God isn’t concerned with our personal pity, our perspectives turn upside down.

Learn how to love a Micah life: to act justly, love mercy and walk humbly with God.

Pursuing Justice by Ken Wytsma was published by Thomas Nelson in February 2013 and is our 33705th best seller. The ISBN for Pursuing Justice is 9780849964664.

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The ONLY way to find abundant life and happiness is to give your life away. If God designed us to experience true happiness and abundant life, why do so many Christians feel dissatisfied and purposeless?

We try to make our lives better by chasing our own dreams, but that only makes the problem worse. Instead, the path to a just life thatís satisfying and permeated with meaning leads us alongside the orphan, the widow, and the powerless.

Using clear evangelical theology and compelling narratives drawn from two decades of global ministry and travel, Ken Wytsma, the founder of The Justice Conference, shows Godís unchanging love for all His children. On the way, the author calls us back to a proper understanding of biblical justice, a redeeming glimpse into the true meaning of righteousness and the remarkable connection between our own joy, the joy of others, and the wondrous Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Pursuing Justice shows that God isnít primarily concerned with personal piety but about empowering His children to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with their creator. The message is as hopeful as it is fresh: when you discover anew the meaning of the Gospel and give your life away, you will find it... and it will be the best life you can imagine.

Contents

Chapter 1 | Redeeming Justice: What Justice Is and Why It Matters
Chapter 2 | Dynamic Art: Justice as a Way of Knowing God
Chapter 3 | Advent: The Gospel and Justice
Chapter 4 | Human Rights and Happiness: Recovering the Moral Value of Happiness
Chapter 5 | Love as Sacrament: How Justice Informs Love
Chapter 6 | Stained Glass: When Religion Gets in the Way of Justice
Chapter 7 | Remember What You Saw: How Empathy Carries Justice
Chapter 8 | PlayStations and Poverty: Growing Up (in) a Consumer Culture
Chapter 9 | Compassion Can Kill: The Need for Wisdom and Accountability in Generosity
Chapter 10| Why Do You Call Me Good?: Reflecting the Goodness of God
Chapter 11 | God's Love Language: The Love of Others in the Love of God
Chapter 12 | The Anatomy of Apathy: How We Settle for Less than the Golden Rule
Chapter 13 | Justice in Society: Why Justice is Always Social
Chapter 14 | Rediscovering Worship: The Role of Justice in the Pursuit of God
Chapter 15 | Debt to Society: Grace and Reconciliation in Establishing Shalom
Chapter 16 | Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe: How Justice Surfaces the Need for Grace
Chapter 17 | Learn to Change the World: Education and Knowledge in the Pursuit of Justice
Chapter 18 | Give Your Life Away: Why It's Better to Give than Receive
Chapter 19 | Live and Die for Bigger Things

Endorsements

“Groundbreaking – will change the way you see the world.” – Stephan Bauman, President & CEO of World Relief.

"Ken is at the cutting edge of where God's heart is. This book is timely and needs to be read by everyone in the church." - John M. Perkins, Civil Rights Leader.

"No matter what faith tradition you subscribe to - or reject altogether - Ken Wytsma's Pursuing God will rattle you. Not since C.S. Lewis put down his pen have readers been so provoked to think. Read Pursuing Justice with caution because it will change the way you approach others." - Karen Spears Zacharias, Author of 'Silence of Mockingbirds' & 'Why Jesus Buy Me a Double-Wide?'

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Page last updated 12th September 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherThomas Nelson (February 2013)
Weight431g
Number of Pages330
Thickness33 mm
Height216 mm
Width150 mm
ISBN9780849964664
ISBN-100849964660
Product Code4056410
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