GOOD NEWS FOR THE GUILT-STAINED CONSCIENCE.
In Experiencing God's Forgiveness, John Ensor offers a clear and deliberate look at our sinfulness, guilt, and need for forgiveness. Biblically based and full of truth and compassion, this book will help you come to terms with the magnitude of your sin and the depth of your guilt to discover the incredible gift of God's forgiveness through Jesus Christ. Accepting that gift, you can begin to firmly grasp the enormity of God's grace and start the journey from guilt to gladness.
"Experiencing God's Forgiveness is God-centered good news. It's the kind of message that will make deep, strong people and deep, strong churches. It will release people from the self-absorbed rationalizations that keep us from the fullest engagement in the global cause of God."-John Piper, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota
"Experiencing God's Forgiveness is the strong medicine we need in an era where God's amazing grace has been diminished by thinking so highly of ourselves. John Ensor demonstrates the greatness of our guilt and the surpassing greatness of God's grace, which He alone can deliver us."-Randy Alcorn, director of Eternal Perspectives Ministries; and author of Money, Possessions, and Eternity and Dominion
"John Ensor has written a solidly biblical, extremely practical, and well-written book-the best on forgiveness we've read. If you read this and take it to hear, your life will never be the same."-Marvin Olasky, editor of World magazine and author of The Tragedy of American Compassion; Susan Olasky, coauthor of More Than Kindness and founder of the Austin Crisis Pregnancy Center TABLE OF CONTENTS: Foreword Packing for the Journey From Guilt to Gladness Chapter 1: The Christian Experience of God's Forgiveness
PART ONE: OUR GUILT Chapter 2: Forgiveness Needed-Owning Up to Our Guilt Chapter 3: Forgiveness Needed-Acknowledging the Justice of God's Judgment Chapter 4: Forgiveness Promised-Putting Our Hope in God
PART TWO: GOD'S GIFT Chapter 5: Forgiveness Revealed-Discovering Christ as Rescuer Chapter 6: Forgiveness Justified-Grasping the Truth of the Cross Chapter 7: Forgiveness Experienced-Cleansing a Stained Conscience
PART THREE: THE HEART MADE GLAD Chapter 8: Forgiveness Enjoyed-Living Under the Influence of Grace Chapter 9: Forgiveness Shared-Pushing Past Grudges Chapter 10: Forgiveness Unsheathed-Serving in the Great Work
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