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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Hope is not mere wish projection, but an assurance of what will come to pass. Jan 31, Diana Snodgrass rated it it was amazing.

Oct 30, Vanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sproul is an experienced pastor and writer, and after an introduction that talks about the need for the lay Christian to study theology and how it should be done, he brings his knowledge to the reader in one- to two-page entries that distill the doctrines into their essence, explaining them in simple and direct language, offering supporting Bible verses for each entry, closing each with a quick summary of the key points.

Faith is trust in what God has already done.


If you are a Christian, you should make sure that you are grounded on each of these chapters. Personally, I would even take Christians through the book.

Sproul also provides five Biblical references per topic for further independent study. Nov 03, Benjamin Sprlul rated it it was amazing. The promised Messiah was dead, His kingdom apparently lost. We each have our own copy, and my hope is that my boys will continue to use theirs as a reference.

Dr Sproul is, as always logical and expert at making his case. He chops it off into small parts discussing one theme in 3 pages at the most, that made me want to savor every theme and felt a bit loss when it was all done. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Jul 20, Matt rated it really liked it.

Second, the believer has the Holy Spirit as a down payment on the kingdom. Light and Death Michael B.

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

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Believe me you wont be bored with it Alongside suffering, whether great or small, the Christian’s hope must endure. Lists with This Book.

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The deep things discussed in this book are absolutely essential for every believer to grasp. God is always sufficient and trths. In an effort t Dr. Want to Read saving…. Concise and brief summaries of the major doctrines of the Christian faith. Hope There are many things in this world we “hope” for. Some good fundamental truths here. Begin reading God’s Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library.



Sproul’s book is perfect for truhs interested in the study of Christianity, offering a handy reference to the doctrines of the faith that is useful regardless of where in the spectrum of learning you fall. Clear and understandable explanation of doctrine. Essential Truths of the Christian Faith. Sproul does an excellent job at making the truths of Scripture more easily read and understood.

Hope is inextricably bound up with eschatology. This is a book that every Christian ought to read, young or old, new to the faith or mature in the faith, as it is sesential refresher to some of the fundamental truths to our faith.