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The story of Classic Christianity is truly miraculous. Since its initial release in 1989, we have seen God use this book in ways we could never have planned, dreamed, or even remotely imagined. Even the way the book came into existence is miraculous.
The word “classic” according to Webster’s Dictionary means ‘excellent; standard; authoritative; established.” Also among the many connotations of the word are “of or having a style that is balanced, formal, objective, restrained, regular, simple.”
This book is about my search for “Classic Christianity.” Neither God nor His Word has ever diminished in power. The Word of God is no less “living and active and sharper than any two-edged sword” (Hebrews 4:12 NASB) today than in the first century when the followers of Christ turned the world upside down. The problem has always been, and is, with us. It is our human tendency to turn what should be a vibrant personal relationship and an experience of the life of Christ into a religion. We continue to stray away from the basics, to substitute good things for the best things, to become encrusted with the barnacles of tradition, to wander away from our first love. It happened to me, too. This book is about one man’s journey to rediscover “the real thing.”
- Bob George -
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If you are a sentimental Christian longing for the days when you still had joy, or you are struggling with sin and not living a full life, this book is your lifeline to freedom from the bondage of deadly thinking. I personally think the walk the aisle and say a prayer to get out of hell gospel that so many have experienced causes a lot of harm because God has much bigger dreams for mankind than you "getting your sins forgiven" to avoid pain and anguish in the afterlife. Bob's book clearly defines the problem with men is we are born spiritually dead, and the whole gospel is forgiveness of sins, and then we are made alive with Christ through HIs resurrection. Made alive so that we are able to allow Christ to live the Christian life in and through us. The book in a nutshell gloriously makes it clear that Jesus came to take away the sins of the world, and that sin was settled once for all, so when we place our faith in Christ finished work on the cross, our preoccupation should then be with LIFE, this LIFE, here and now. God has cleaned the vessels of sin through His Son's death on the cross, and now He wants to fill those clean vessels with the fruit of the Spirit, to be lived out in joy and sharing of the good news, the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life, both in the future, but even better, RIGHT NOW. I highly recommend this book FOR ALL, whether you are now an atheist, or an ordained minister of 50 years. You will learn something and look at familiar verses in a fresh way.
I absolutely love this book as it has opened my eyes to the truth and a real understanding to Christianity and I love this book so much and I have to read it again! It has brought me closer to the Lord
This book opens up so many truths that the church has neglected to teach. This book changed my life.
This book helped change my life!! Share it widely!
Everyone should read this book, along with the Study Guide - great for Study Groups. This will open your eyes, mind & heart towards a closer relationship with our precious Savior.
I was at a standstill in my life with a pretty major decision. It was not obvious what the correct choice was. My pastor said, "As Christians we spend way to much time sitting and spinning on decisions." His point was that Proverbs 3:5-6 "5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." It's not a single path, it's Paths and that we get so worried about screwing up and picking the right path. Well guess what? Unless your choice is clearly violating something in His word then you can choose it and if He doesn't want you to choose it He will not let you open the door! There is nothing you can do to mess up His plan! And the issue at the core of this is His fantastic Grace concerning our lives! GRACE! GRACE! Not that we can just sin as we want! I've heard that one enough and to those people I say, "ARE YOU STILL CHILDREN?" Of course that's not what it means! But if you wonder about Grace and what it really means in depth you MUST READ THIS BOOK! Learn how to love the Lord not because you must obey Him but why DO you WANT to obey Him? The whole thing is really easy and I spent 10 years of my walk not understanding this part. LEARN TO LIVE FOR THE LORD! Not just survive or stay out of Hell but to understand the other part of our walk that so many miss! LIVE! Don't waste another moment wallowing in self destructive thinking as a Christian! Read this book!
Classic Christianity offers a practical application of Christian living and awareness of who we are in Christ Jesus. It also serves as a source of a revival, when life and all its issues and problems began to weigh on you, just pick up this book and have a revival with GOD through renewing your spirit
Classic Christianity gives the essential life changing truths of the bible. Through stories Bob gives the big picture truths of the bible, such as forgiveness, salvation, identity, truth, etc... too many churches teach only pieces of the proverbial puzzle. Bob gives you the entire picture. Then the pieces make sense. Next to the bible this is the best book i have ever read.
I have read this book many times, and I buy and give to people who I believe it will help. It has been a great blessing to me and my ministry.