Must we run at a maddening pace to prove we're among the faithful? In this new edition of his classic, Swindoll shows how we can break free from exhausting, performance-based faith, calling us back to the simplicity of the Sermon...
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Must we run at a maddening pace to prove we're among the faithful? In this new edition of his classic, Swindoll shows how we can break free from exhausting, performance-based faith, calling us back to the simplicity of the Sermon on the Mount.
Must we run at a pace between maddening and insane to prove we're among the faithful? Is this really how the Prince of "Peace would have us live? In this best-selling, classic work, Swindoll answers with a resounding, "No!" showing how Christians can break free from exhausting, performance-based faith.He calls us back to the simplicity of the Sermon on the Mount.
The exhausting pace of many who run the Christian race these days leaves them feeling frenzied and frazzled. But is that really the life promised by the Prince of Peace? Is that what Jesus meant when He said, "I will give you rest"? Do you sometimes feel that you're trapped in some sort of Christianized rat race? Charles Swindoll understands. "Everything in life has gotten complicated, including a life of faith," he writes. "Somehow the complications of life in general have bled into our walk of faith and messed up everything." Simple Faith invites you to free yourself from the tedious demands of the "Christian" obstacle course and return to the life of hope, grace, and rest that Christ has always offered. Dispelling the myth that maturity means bowing to the never-ending requirements of rule-oriented religion, Swindoll calls you back to the simplicity of the Sermon on the Mount. Return to the only life worth living -- a life of simple faith. Book jacket.
Charles R. Swindoll is senior pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, Frisco, Texas, and host of a leading program in Christian broadcasting, Insight for Living which airs in major Christian and non-Christian radio markets throughout the world and to a growing web-cast audience.
Chuck's extensive writing ministry has also served the body of Christ worldwide, He has written more than thirty best-selling books, such as Strengthening Your Grip; Laugh Again, and the Great Lives series, including Paul: A Man of Grace and Grit.
His leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation for ministry. Chuck and Cynthia, his partner in life and ministry, have four grown children and ten grandchildren.