Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Book Review- Living the Cross Centered by C.J. Mahaney

His Gift, Your Hope*

Do you desire more passion for Jesus Christ? Return to the very essence of
your faith- the cross of Christ. Here, the deepest truths of Calvary will stir
your passion for Him into an unquenchable fire.

"Never lay it aside. Never move on," says C.J. Mahaney, who shows you how
to center every day around the life-giving reality of the gospel and how to
escape the pitfalls of legalism, condemnation, and feelings-driven faith.

One Center, Countless Radical Changes.

With these words author C.J. Mahaney invites you to explore a revolutionary kind of faith. A faith that is not focused on us and our deeds and/or misdeeds, but rather, the center of a Christian's beliefe system- Christ and his redeeming sacrifice.

The book covers topics such as Why the Cross Should Define Our Lives, What We Feel vs. What Is Real, Why Only Jesus Christ Could Save Us, How the Cross Rescues You From the Performance Trap, How the Cross Removes Guilt and Shame, Practical Ways to Focus Daily on the Cross, and more.

In reading this book I have learned so much. I have seen that my faith is not based on what I do or don't do. I have realized that Cross is all we have, in reality. It is one of the only three lasting things on this earth- the Cross of Christ, the Word of God, and our eternal souls. This book has reminded me that it is not of myself that I am where I am, that it is only by the blood of Christ, and through his grace and mercy that I am who I am today. This book teaches true joy, true grace, true mercy, and true justice. If you are looking to redefine your walk in the way the Bible teaches, this book is an amazing help. It's advice is timeless, it's message life-changing, and it's truth solidly based. I highly recommend this book to all Christians and non-Christians alike. It speaks truth with no fear, and for that I give it a high rating.

*Taken from the back cover of Living the Cross Centered Life, by C.J. Mahaney

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