By Warren W. Wiersbe
Locate energy of their stories.
We all desire thought to steer lives that honor God. whilst our religion is susceptible or the pressures of the realm look overwhelming, remembering the nice women and men of the prior can encourage us to renewed power and objective. Our religious struggles should not new, and the tales of these who've long gone sooner than may also help prepared the ground to our personal victories.
50 humans each Christian should still Know offers a glimpse into the lives of such humans as:
•Charles H. Spurgeon
•G. Campbell Morgan
•A. W. Tozer
•James Hudson Taylor
Combining the tales of 50 of those devoted women and men, loved writer Warren W. Wiersbe provides you with perception and encouragement for life's doubtful journey.
Warren W. Wiersbe is a former pastor of the Moody Church and writer or editor of greater than one hundred fifty books, together with On Being a Servant of God and The Bumps Are What You Climb On. He lives along with his spouse Betty in Lincoln, NE, the place he keeps to put in writing and to mentor more youthful pastors.
This publication combines Wiersbe's Living with the Giants and Victorious Christians you might want to Know, plus a brand new preface and new biographies.
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Given its signiﬁcance for his later development, this passage merits quoting at length: when it comes to the improvement of mankind (the cultivation of strong and great dispositions, of noble feelings, and of a decisive sense of independence), the powers of the understanding are of little moment . . Human understanding is nonetheless rather ﬂattered when it contemplates its work: a grand and lofty ediﬁce of knowledge divine, moral, and natural. And true enough, it has provided out of its own resources the building materials for this ediﬁce, which it is making ever more beautiful or elaborate.
As important as this concern is for Hegel, however, it is best understood within the broader horizon of his concern to address the challenges facing modern society, particularly fragmentation. 30 Kant’s own stand on the matter is deeply contested. Kant certainly shared the concern with religion’s role in motivating action, particularly in Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason. For valuable recent discussions of Kant on religion and moral motivation, see Beiser 2006 and Ameriks 2006, 89–107.
Dickey 1987, 60, 68. Olson 1992, 42. 17 Frequently only semi-conscious, these attitudes and associated practices typically guide our intuitions and approaches to political questions, without dictating speciﬁc outcomes. This tradition was all the more inﬂuential because it also informed and functioned in tandem with the Aufklärung. As a number of scholars have stressed, the German Enlightenment was much less antagonistic toward religion than its French counterpart. The French philosophes, such as Voltaire and Diderot, tended to juxtapose Christianity with a humanism rooted in classical antiquity and opted for the latter.
50 People Every Christian Should Know: Learning from Spiritual Giants of the Faith by Warren W. Wiersbe