and classical Christian theology. Perhaps most alarming was the realization that the mass of people who claim to have biblical faith have had little or no impact. He offers readers a basic understanding of the Christian faith that will kindle a lifelong love for truth, which is foundational to maturity in Christ. Here are. The Christian is to be loving, to mirror the selfless love of God. is excerpted from Essential Truths of the Christian Faith Copyright © by R. C. Sproul.

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Sproul also provides five Biblical references per topic for further independent study. Personally, I would even take Christians through the book.

Apr 23, Erik Spohr rated it liked it Shelves: The deep things discussed in this book are absolutely essential for every believer to grasp. Mar 19, Glyn Williams rated it liked it. It really should chrisyian something along the lines of “Essential Truths of Calvinist Christianity” or something like that, as the author is pretty clearly a Calvinist and obviously believes that is the only Scripturally ttuths way to view salvation.

He offers readers a basic understanding of the Christian faith that will kindle a lifelong love for truth, which is foundational to maturity in Christ. Paul reminds Christians that until the kingdom comes in its fullness, believers can only have an trutns hope; they must “walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5: He signed the Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy and wrote a commentary on that document.


Alongside suffering, whether great or small, the Christian’s hope must endure.

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Christ is our hope of eternal life. Hope is trust in what God promises for the future. Some good fundamental truths here.

The resurrection of Christ gives us hope in the midst of suffering. Step 1 – Create an account or log in to start your free trial. Mar 25, Matthew rated it really liked it. The Spirit is not only a sign toward hope, but the sustainer of hope. In one of the chapter, it deals with the question of the omnipotence of God. Oct 30, Vanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Accordingly, some of the concepts were made more complicated than need be.

Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R.C. Sproul

Hope There are many things in this world we “hope” for. I read this book over the course of several months as a supplement to my daily devotions. Believe me you wont be bored with it There are short chapters of about 5 pages or less that can be read as a supplement to Bible study, in a trutha group, or as was my case on a lonnnnng airplane ride.

I’m also not a big proponent in using the Westerminster Confession essentual Faithor any catechismas explanation for Biblical doctrine. It’s its own type of systematic theology but in the most simplified manner you can imagine. God is always sufficient and faithful. Essential Truths of the Christian Faith by R.


The Holy Spirit, the Comforter, gives us hope. Sproul provides a good overview of the essential truths of the Christian faith. His presence assures us that the kingdom will be fully consummated. This book is a great tool for personal devotion time with God.

Pick up a copy and read it! To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Hope is used in two ways in the Bible. The more common essentiak is as an attitude of assurance regarding the fulfillment of God’s promises. We each have our truthx copy, and my hope is that my boys will continue to use theirs as a reference.

Try it free for 30 days! This book is essential truths of the Christian faith -each condensed to about pages. Tuths an effort t Dr.

Clear and understandable explanation of doctrine. Essential Truths of the Christian Faith 4. Feb 25, Shannon rated it really liked it Shelves: Sproul also includes biblical references throughout for further reading on each topic. Light and Death Michael B. This plan was paused on.