InterVarsity Press. P.O. Box , Downers Grove, IL World Wide Web: E-mail: [email protected] by J. I. Packer. If God is in control of everything, can Christians sit back and not bother to evangelize? Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all?. Or does active evangelism imply that God is not really sovereign at all? J.I. Packer shows in this classic study how both of these attitudes are false. In a careful.

Author: Malagami Jucage
Country: Jamaica
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 7 March 2006
Pages: 419
PDF File Size: 3.73 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.44 Mb
ISBN: 391-5-89274-661-1
Downloads: 88516
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Bagrel

In addition, it cannot be said that it is impossible to resolve apparent antimony within scripture because one has reached the limit of human knowledge as far as scripture is concerned.

Without watering it down one bit, he simplifies the message to anf main heads namely, God, Sin, Christ, Summons to Repentance and Faith.

No, not as an acronym for the five points of Calvinism, just start picturing the flowers. It all sounds a bit glass-half-empty at the moment, but let me spoil the end of the review for you now; you should definitely read this book!

Or does active evangelism imply that God is not teh sovereign at all? While not “deep” theology, this is an erudite and thoughtful discussion of evangelism in the context of God’s sovereignty. To have published a single literary work that becomes a classic is a notable accomplishment.


I would recommend this to those who are new to the doctrines of Grace, or those especially who believe themselves opposed to the idea of God’s Sovereignty in salvation and the implications on evangelism.

Our evangelism and our Christian faith must hold together God’s sovereignty packr human responsibility in tension, as the Bible does. In order to accomplish this znd, Packer provides readers with the idea of antimony versus paradox. Feb 01, Laurel Hicks rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 21, Peter B. Write a customer review. This is the ground of the book. I won’t attempt to summarize the book but rather will encourage anyone wanting to challenge their understanding of evangelism in light of who God is to read this great book.

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God – J I Packer | The Good Book Company

Oct 26, Matt Kottman rated it it was amazing Shelves: Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Went from a 4-star to a 5-star.

If instead te want an easy-to-read treatise on this issue, which seeks to clarify what the Bible teaches in a brief and accessible manner, then Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God is for you.

Conviction of sins always includes conviction of particular sins.

See all reviews. I had really high expectations for this book, and to be brutally honest I was a bit disappointed. I sovreignty disagree, as does the Bible.


Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God

Read more Read less. Dec 03, Ryan Tankersley rated it really liked it Shelves: As king, God makes the rules; as judge, he holds us accountable.

This is a short read and a helpful treatment of God’s sovereignty and man’s responsibility. Most Christians tend to overemphasize either God’s sovereignty or man’s responsibility, to the exclusion of the other, but Packer explains that we must not do this. English Choose a language for shopping.

Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God by J. I. Packer | Nicholas Spencer –

My favorite thing about this book is watching how Packer does theology. Every Christian should re read it! In lieu of a comments section, I accept and encourage letters to the editor. The Master Plan of Evangelism.

I give this book 4. Biblical fundamentals in an inclusive format, perfect for starting conversations. Wrestling with some questions and this book packfr very helpful about a Christian believer’s role in light of the doctrine of God’s sovereign control over everything. Rather a Christian should always look to learn more and gain a deeper understanding of scripture.