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Wounds That Heal

Stephen Seamands

Wounds That Heal

Stephen Seamands

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Book Description "By his wounds we are healed"--Isaiah 53:5. Balancing sound biblical exposition with sensitive pastoral care, Stephen Seamands examines the profound implications of Jesus' crucifixion for our healing and restoration. Because Jesus experienced abuse, shame and rejection, he understands the hurts we experience today. And his response to pain and suffering gives us hope that we too can experience forgiveness and new life. Filled with real-life stories of people's brokenness and healing, Wounds That Heal offers comfort for our wounded souls. Ultimately, we take heart that God not only understands our pain but has done something about it. Encounter here the promise that the wounds of Jesus are wounds that heal.^Table of Contents1. Bringing Our Hurts to the CrossPart 1: The Cross and the Damaging Effects of Human Hurts2. Despised and Rejected3. Disregarding the Shame4. Why Have You Forsaken Me?5. He Led Captivity Captive6. Deliverance for Those Who Are Bound7. Embracing the Pain8. Father, Forgive Them9. Love Your Enemies10. Radiant Scars

- Publisher "By his wounds we are healed"--Isaiah 53:5.We are wounded people. In this fallen world, people are hurt and exploited. Children are abused. Marriages are broken. Tragedies of all kinds afflict us and the ones we love. Woundedness, it seems, is simply a fact of life.But we are not alone in our suffering. Despite our emotional, psychological and physical injuries, God has not abandoned us. God is not distant or aloof. On the contrary, through the ministry of Jesus, God enters our painful situations to bring healing and redemption.Balancing sound biblical exposition with sensitive pastoral care, Stephen Seamands examines the profound implications of Jesus' crucifixion for our healing and restoration. Because Jesus experienced abuse, shame and rejection, he understands the hurts we experience today. And his response to pain and suffering gives us hope that we too can experience forgiveness and new life.Filled with real-life stories of people's brokenness and healing, Wounds That Heal offers comfort for our wounded souls. Ultimately, we take heart that God not only understands our pain but has done something about it. Encounter here the promise that the wounds of Jesus are wounds that heal.

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Book Description "By his wounds we are healed"--Isaiah 53:5. Balancing sound biblical exposition with sensitive pastoral care, Stephen Seamands examines the profound implications of Jesus' crucifixion for our healing and restoration. Because Jesus experienced abuse, shame and rejection, he understands the hurts we experience today. And his response to pain and suffering gives us hope that we too can experience forgiveness and new life. Filled with real-life stories of people's brokenness and healing, Wounds That Heal offers comfort for our wounded souls. Ultimately, we take heart that God not only understands our pain but has done something about it. Encounter here the promise that the wounds of Jesus are wounds that heal.^Table of Contents1. Bringing Our Hurts to the CrossPart 1: The Cross and the Damaging Effects of Human Hurts2. Despised and Rejected3. Disregarding the Shame4. Why Have You Forsaken Me?5. He Led Captivity Captive6. Deliverance for Those Who Are Bound7. Embracing the Pain8. Father, Forgive Them9. Love Your Enemies10. Radiant Scars
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"By his wounds we are healed"--Isaiah 53:5.We are wounded people. In this fallen world, people are hurt and exploited. Children are abused. Marriages are broken. Tragedies of all kinds afflict us and the ones we love. Woundedness, it seems, is simply a fact of life.But we are not alone in our suffering. Despite our emotional, psychological and physical injuries, God has not abandoned us. God is not distant or aloof. On the contrary, through the ministry of Jesus, God enters our painful situations to bring healing and redemption.Balancing sound biblical exposition with sensitive pastoral care, Stephen Seamands examines the profound implications of Jesus' crucifixion for our healing and restoration. Because Jesus experienced abuse, shame and rejection, he understands the hurts we experience today. And his response to pain and suffering gives us hope that we too can experience forgiveness and new life.Filled with real-life stories of people's brokenness and healing, Wounds That Heal offers comfort for our wounded souls. Ultimately, we take heart that God not only understands our pain but has done something about it. Encounter here the promise that the wounds of Jesus are wounds that heal.
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Meet the Author

Stephen Seamands

Stephen Seamands (Ph.D., Drew University) is professor of Christian doctrine at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He also frequently speaks and leads retreats and seminars on such issues as emotional healing and spiritual renewal. His books include Christology and Transition in the Theology of Edwin Lewis (University Press of America, 1987), Holiness of Heart and Life (Abingdon, 1990), A Conversation with Jesus (Victor, 1994), Wounds That Heal (IVP, 2003) and Ministry in the Image of God: The Trinitarian Shape of Christian Service (IVP, 2005).

Table Of Contents

  • 1. Bringing Our Hurts To The Cross
  • part 1: The Cross And The Damaging Effects Of Human Hurts
  • 2. Despised And Rejected
  • 3. Disregarding The Shame
  • 4. Why Have Your Forsaken Me?
  • 5. He Led Captivity Captive
  • 6. Deliverance For Those Who Are Bound
  • part 2: The Cross And The Path To Healing
  • 7. Embracing The Pain
  • 8. Father, Forgive Them
  • 9. Love Your Enemies
  • 10. Radiant Scars
  • Notes

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 196888
  • Product Code 0830832254
  • EAN 9780830832255
  • Pages 184
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Aug 2003
  • Sales Rank #25471
  • Dimensions 209 x 139 x 15 mm
  • Weight 0.227kg

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