His sermons are regularly one of the top five podcasts on iTunes and his first book, The Explicit Gospel, has sold over 110,000 copies. Chandler presents three dangers for staying with the gospel on the ground too long. His articles and short stories have appeared in a number of periodicals, and he has written the popular books Your Jesus Is Too Safe, Gospel Wakefulness, and Gospel Deeps, as well as the curriculum Abide. Jared, like the best theologians, worships as he writes and invites readers to join him. Matt Chandler pastors The Village Church, a multi-campus church attended by more than 10,000 people.
. So let the goal be him. While many give their lives to Jesus, few then go on to live a life of truly vibrant faith. God is performing a mighty work that will result in the eventual restoration of all creation. His sermons are regularly one of the top five podcasts on iTunes and his first book, The Explicit Gospel, is a bestseller. Fundamentalists want to make moral behavior the center.
He is a popular author and conference speaker, and also blogs regularly at Gospel Driven Church, hosted by the Gospel Coalition. His insight to the sanctifying aspect of the gospel should not be neglected. Here is a call to true Christianity, to know the gospel explicitly, and to unite the church on the amazing grounds of the good news of Jesus! His voice is thoughtful and strong, pastoral and prophetic. And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body. Because if we clean up our lives but don't get Jesus, we've lost! Both views are looking at the same concept, the gospel, but they are seeing the different effects that the gospel has on everything. This sort of thinking is devastating to the soul.
Again and again he succeeds. The short book of Philippians is one of the most quoted in the Bible, yet Paul wrote it not for the popular sound bites, but to paint a picture of a mature Christian faith. But it is science that should accommodate revelation. To live is Christ, to die is gain—this is the message of the letter. While pastoring for the past fifteen years, Jared Wilson has become known in contemporary evangelicalism for his passionate, gospel-centered writing and teaching. Gospel Deeps helps us behold and experience the glory and goodness of Jesus Christ in ways we often forget, or may be completely unfamiliar with. His sermons are regularly one of the top five podcasts on iTunes and his first book, The Explicit Gospel, has sold over 110,000 copies.
Or, we treat the gospel as some law of supernatural quantum physics—holding everything together but too complicated to think about very much. Get it, and dive in today. Jared Wilson is the pastor of Middletown Springs Community Church in Middletown Springs, Vermont. While many give their lives to Jesus, few then go on to live a life of truly vibrant faith. The Premise and Structure The premise of the Explicit Gospel is primarily concerned with the pattern that Chandler kept seeing as a pastor at the Village Church.
To live is Christ, to die is gain—this is the message of the letter. Second, a nongiven: Jared is still growing. He lives in Dallas with his wife and three children. He refers to the first as the gospel on the ground a micro-level of the gospel and the second view as the gospel in the air a macro-level of the gospel. Overview Using Paul's radical letter to the Philippians as his road map, Matt Chandler forsakes the trendy to invite readers into authentic Christian maturity. Inspired by the needs of both the overchurched and the unchurched, and bolstered by the common neglect of the explicit gospel within Christianity, popular pastor writes this punchy treatise to remind us what is of first and utmost importance—the gospel. You will find yourself craving God again and craving everything else a little less.
Because if we clean up our lives but don't get Jesus, we've lost! All he does is stare deeply into the person of Jesus Christ and his gospel work. Tap into the power of Logos Bible Software in a whole new way. Wilson ; foreword by Matt Chandler. In the Logos edition of To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain, you get easy access to Scripture texts and to a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Darrell Bock provided a well thought through scholarly approach while remaining extremely readable at the popular level with. There are a couple other helpful reviews out there on the Explicit Gospel.
In this disruptively inspiring book, Chandler offers tangible ways to develop a faith of pursuing, chasing, knowing, and loving Jesus. Multifaceted in its reflection of the many spiritual blessings promised to those united with Christ, Gospel Deeps compels us to revel anew in the excellencies of Jesus. When you listen in Logos, your audiobooks sync across devices—pause a book anytime on your home computer, then pick up where you left off in your car or on your laptop. In addition, Joe Thorn delivered an incredibly cogent book on preaching the gospel to self daily in. This powerful new work cuts through all the trappings and goes to the heart of the gospel: Jesus.
With the first view of the gospel, the gospel on the ground, we see how God works redemption for the purpose of restoring humanity from its fallen position to its rightful position. He is an award-winning writer whose articles and short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals, and he also wrote the popular books Your Jesus Is Too Safe, Gospel Wakefulness, and Gospel Deeps, as well as the curriculum Abide. I served with him briefly at CrossCamp. Wilson holds up the gospel like a diamond and examines it facet by facet, demonstrating the riches of its implications. He lives in Dallas with his wife and three children. Liberals want to make social justice the center. This section of the book is structured around the scripture of Romans 8.
Therefore, our lives should be lived to him, through him, for him, with him, about him—everything should be about Jesus. Both of these books I really enjoyed. Johnson , Professor Emeritus of Practical Theology, Westminster Seminary California; author, Him We Proclaim; Walking with Jesus through His Word; and Journeys with Jesus. The Explicit Gospel accomplishes both of these needs. He is an award-winning writer whose articles and short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals, and he also wrote the popular books Your Jesus Is Too Safe, Gospel Wakefulness, and Gospel Deeps, as well as the curriculum Abide.