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For the joy set before us methodology of adequate theological reflection on mission by Brendan Lovett

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Published by Peter Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Theology -- Methodology,
  • Missions -- Theory

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-230) and index.

StatementBrendan Lovett.
SeriesReligions and discourse -- v. 37, Religions and discourse -- v. 37.
LC ClassificationsBR118 .L687 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22667570M
ISBN 10303911056X
ISBN 109783039110568
LC Control Number2008399622

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  If you are willing to follow where God leads you, the road ahead may be challenging, but it will be well worth it if you do not give up. In For the Joy Set Before Us, Erica Fye invites you to journey with her to get a glimpse into the life of a missionary, and to offer insight into what God may have in store for your life.” Series: Non-FictionAuthor: Lindsey Z.   This verse says Jesus focused on “the joy” that was set before Him as He endured the Cross. Just like a runner focuses on the finish line, like a builder forges ahead to view the completed project, and an author anticipates the last written page of a book, Jesus was looking forward to “the joy” of finishing.   What is Look at the Book? You look at a Bible text on the screen. You listen to John Piper. You watch his pen “draw out” meaning. You see for yourself whether the meaning is really there. And (we pray!) all that God is for you in Christ explodes with faith, and joy, and love.   For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” In Hebr the writer goes through a long list of faithful examples that the readers of the letter would do well to follow.