Seized by Truth Paperback

Reading the Bible as Scripture

by Joel B. Green;

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Seized by Truth

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We read the "Bible" and interpret Scripture in order to live in grace-filled relation to God's divine purpose. When we approach the "Bible" as Scripture, author Joel Green, takes seriously, the faith statement that the "Bible" is our Book; these scriptures are our Scripture. We are not reading someone else's mail - as though reading the "Bible" had to do foremost with recovering an ancient meaning intended for someone else and then translating its principles for use in our own lives.When we recall that we are the people of God to whom the bible is addressed as Scripture, we realize that the fundamental transformation is not the transformation of an ancient message into a contemporary meaning, bur rather the transformation of our lives by means of God's Word. This means that reading the "Bible" as Scripture has less to do with what tools we bring to the task, however important these may be, and more to do with our own dispositions as we come to our engagement with Scripture. We come not so much to retrieve facts or to gain information, but to be formed and ultimately, transformed.
Scripture does not present us with texts to be mastered but with a Word, God's Word, intent on mastering us, on shaping our lives.

Seized by Truth by Joel B. Green was published by Abingdon Press in September 2007 and is our 41265th best seller. The ISBN for Seized by Truth is 9780687023554.

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Details for Seized by Truth

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherAbingdon Press (September 2007)
Number of Pages196
Thickness10 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1153943
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