The Transforming Power of the Gospel

Jerry Bridges (2011)

Overview

Introduction We begin the Christian life by trusting in Christ by faith and repenting of our sin...

Chapter 1: Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart

When God saves somebody, He does so to conform them to the image of his Son (Rom 8:28). This proc...

Chapter 2: The Holiness of God

The Bible presents a picture of God that is majestic. For example, if you consider the picture of...

Chapter 3: The Sinfulness of Our Sin

Returning to Isaiah 6, we notice that Isaiah gives a proper response to the holiness of God. That...

Chapter 4: The Great Exchange

We require the great exchange. The great exchange refers to the death of Christ on our behalf for...

Chapter 5: A Daily Embracing of the Gospel

The Bible is absolutely clear that our justification depends entirely by faith in Christ alone. I...

Chapter 6: The Motivation of the Gospel

What is the motivation of the gospel? If we look back to the text in Isaiah 6, we notice that Isa...

Chapter 7: Understanding God’s Grace

The word “grace” is something that describes one of the most precious truth in Scripture. Many kn...

Chapter 8: The Transforming Work of the Holy Spirit

“The transformation process the Bible describes is much more than a change of conduct or improved...

Chapter 9: Dependent Responsibility

God calls Christians to live a life of dependent responsibility. Paul teaches us this very thing ...

Chapter 10: Instruments of Grace

As we grow to become more like Christ, the Holy Spirit uses the instruments of grace. Sometimes t...

Chapter 11: The Word of God and Prayer

All of the instruments of Grace are centered around the Word of God. Let us consider how to make ...

Chapter 12: The Grace of Adversity

The title of this chapter sounds like an oxymoron, saying something like a “married bachelor.” Ho...

Chapter 13: Transformed into His Image

God works in our lives to transform us into the image of Christ. That is exactly what this book i...

Chapter 14: Already, Not Yet!

Although God commands us to be holy, we are not there yet. In the eyes of God, we are holy in Chr...

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