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What's So Amazing About Grace? [Paperback]

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In 1987, an IRA bomb buried Gordon Wilson and his twenty-year-old daughter beneath five feet of rubble. Gordon alone survived. And forgave. He said of the bombers, "I have lost my daughter, but I bear no grudge. . . . I shall pray, tonight and every night, that God will forgive them."

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In 1987, an IRA bomb buried Gordon Wilson and his twenty-year-old daughter beneath five feet of rubble. Gordon alone survived. And forgave. He said of the bombers, 'I have lost my daughter, but I bear no grudge. . . . I shall pray, tonight and every night, that God will forgive them.'His words caught the media’s ear--and out of one man’s grief, the world got a glimpse of grace.Grace is the church’s great distinctive. It’s the one thing the world cannot duplicate, and the one thing it craves above all else--for only grace can bring hope and transformation to a jaded world.In What’s So Amazing About Grace? award-winning author Philip Yancey explores grace at street level. If grace is God’s love for the undeserving, he asks, then what does it look like in action? And if Christians are its sole dispensers, then how are we doing at lavishing grace on a world that knows far more of cruelty and unforgiveness than it does of mercy?Yancey sets grace in the midst of life’s stark images, tests its mettle against horrific 'ungrace.' Can grace survive in the midst of such atrocities as the Nazi holocaust? Can it triumph over the brutality of the Ku Klux Klan? Should any grace at all be shown to the likes of Jeffrey Dahmer, who killed and cannibalized seventeen young men?Grace does not excuse sin, says Yancey, but it treasures the sinner. True grace is shocking, scandalous. It shakes our conventions with its insistence on getting close to sinners and touching them with mercy and hope. It forgives the unfaithful spouse, the racist, the child abuser. It loves today’s AIDS-ridden addict as much as the tax collector of Jesus’ day.In his most personal and provocative book ever, Yancey offers compelling, true portraits of grace’s life-changing power. He searches for its presence in his own life and in the church. He asks, How can Christians contend graciously with moral issues that threaten all they hold dear?And he challenges us to become living answers to a world that desperately wants to know, What’s So Amazing About Grace?

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Pages   304
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.66" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.98"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 17, 2002
Publisher   Zondervan Publishing
ISBN  0310245656  
EAN  9780310245650  
UPC  025986245658  


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A True Gift!  Jan 22, 2007
This book is a true gift of joy and confirmation to believers in the grace of Christ. Philip Yancey has an elegance about his writting that fits the topic of grace perfectly. I came away changed and grateful.
 
Amazing book  Jan 11, 2007
My bible study group decided to do the "What's so amazing about Grace" bible study after one of the members had read the book. This is a study that every church should look at doing no matter what the denomination. Phillip Yancey gives incredible insights into a facet of Christian religion that is too often overlooked. It brings up hard questions and generates great discussion. It will truly change the way most people view the world.
 
A Remarkable and Thorough Classic on Grace  Jan 9, 2007
Grace is what sets Christianity about from other religions--but is that the message that the unbelieving world hears? Or are they often subjected to our systems of rules and morality? Phillip Yancey deftly chronicles his own "ungraceful" upbringing in a very strict church of the 60's as a backdrop toward his journey to grace.

What I particularly enjoy about Yancey's work is that besides being an expert wordsmith and master communicator, is that he weaves in real-lifes stories that make you think deeply about issues of faith. He asks questions that most Christians are afraid to ask.

I can't say that I agree with all of his conclusions. I probably have a half-dozen theological differences with Yancey, but on the most important subject of our faith: grace, I believe Yancey is right on the money. Grace is not fair. Grace is almost a scandal in our minds. Grace doesn't really make logical sense.

Read this book, it will challenge your view of grace.
 
Wonderful!  Dec 7, 2006
This book is absolutely fantastic. The unique message of Christianity is in fact the message of grace. I have had this book on my shelf for several years and just read it recently - I wish I had not waited so long. As a theology student who is accustomed to reading massive books on theology, it can be easy to lose sight of the sweetness of the message of God's grace through Christ. This is truly a book for the brand new Christian as well as the person who has known Jesus for decades.
The only point of difference I would take with Yancey is some of the statements he makes concerning the Catholic Church - which does not teach the message that people are saved by Jesus Christ through faith alone. Anytime you add things to the message of grace alone, through faith alone (baptism, confirmation, penance, etc) you dillute the power of the gospel. Other than that, I can not recommend it enough!
 
How Sweet the Sound.  Oct 27, 2006
One of the greatest mysteries of the life is grace. Grace is basically receiving goodness which we do not deserve (whereas mercy can then be considered as not receiving what we deserve). Grace is a mysterious thing, but it is also an extremely powerful and life-altering force. There's a reason that John Newton entitled his famous hymn "Amazing Grace" because there grace is such a wonderful, marvelous, and mysterious thing that it is something that can only come via God. Yancey attempts to explore exactly WHAT'S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE? in this book and he does a spectacular job. The book is filled with both stories about lives lived in and through grace and lives lived without it. The contrast is amazing. Yancey's book is directed towards Christians, those who consider themselves followers and disciples of Jesus. I have often wondered why we Christians do not show the world more love and compassion, more grace. Even those who deny any existence of any sort of divine power acknowledge that we live in a screwed up world full of hate, anger, violence, and danger and long for a better place. Even though we Christians know that the world will continue a downward spiral until the return of Jesus, that does not exempt us from being faithful ambassadors and vessels of grace. WHAT'S SO AMAZING ABOUT GRACE? is one of the most compelling arguments for living a grace-filled life that I have ever read and in reading it one can see why Yancey has become such a powerful Christian voice in our post-modern times. It should be read by anyone who calls themselves a Christian and even those who are not Christians can benefit from reading it.
 

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