Salvation Belongs to Our God

Celebrating the Bible's Central Story

Christian Doctrine in Global Perspective

by Christopher J. H. Wright

Salvation Belongs to Our God
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  • Length: 202 pages
  • Published: May 02, 2008
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  • ISBN: 978-0-8308-3306-1
  • Item Code: 3306
  • Case Quantity: 48

A great multitude that no one could count . . . cried out in a loud voice: "Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb."

Every phrase in Revelation 7:10 resonates with significant themes in the Old and New Testaments. Christopher Wright views the story of God's salvation through the lens of this verse to show the great breadth of God's saving work: the character and purposes of God, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the redemption of all creation, the joy of Christian experience, and the responsibility of Christian mission. This clear, deep and warm-hearted exposition enriches our grasp of the Bible's multifaceted teaching about salvation.

"Good grief, this is a good book."

Scot McKnight, Jesus Creed blog

"In reading this book I have gained an even deeper understanding of an appreciation for the biblical perspectives of salvation. It is as if blinders have been removed from around my eyes, and now I can see what God has done through Jesus Christ for me in lights of what He is doing in all of creation. I heartily recommend this book."

Jason Button, TheoSource.com, August 28, 2008
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CONTENTS

Series Preface
Preface
1. Salvation and Human Need
2. Salvation and God?s Unique Identity
3. Salvation and God?s Covenant Blessing
4. Salvation and God?s Covenant Story
5. Salvation and Our Experience
6. Salvation and the Sovereignty of God
7. Salvation and the Lamb of God
Conclusion
Notes
Scripture Index

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Christopher J. H. Wright (PhD, Cambridge) is international ministries director of the Langham Partnership, providing literature, scholarships, and preaching training for pastors in Majority World churches and seminaries. He has written many books including commentaries on Deuteronomy, Jeremiah, Lamentations, and Ezekiel, The Mission of God, Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit, Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, and Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament. An ordained priest in the Church of England, Chris spent five years teaching the Old Testament at Union Biblical Seminary in India, and thirteen years as academic dean and then principal of All Nations Christian College, an international training center for cross-cultural mission in England. He was chair of the Lausanne Theology Working Group from 2005-2011 and the chief architect of The Cape Town Commitment from the Third Lausanne Congress, 2010.

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