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  • Form Description: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780830821655
  • Dimension: 210 x 140 x 10 mm
  • Item Code: BKIS821655
  • Weight: 0.1590
  • Collection Title: John Stott Bible Studies
  • Language: English
  • Product Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 03/06/2008
Romans : Encountering the Gospel's Power
John Stott InterVarsity Press, 2008

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Study Scripture with John Stott! The gospel has power. The power to save us. The power to change the world. In Paul's letter to the Romans he explains to us the power we've been given to be effective witnesses, to overcome sin, to be wholly committed to God, to handle differences in Christ's body, to understand God's view of homosexuality and to be responsible Christian citizens. The truth in Romans will transform your thinking and convict your heart as you discover the power of the gospel for every area of your life and our world. John Stott is one of the worlds leading and most loved Bible teachers and preachers. In this guide you can explore Scripture under his guidance, enhancing your own in-depth study with insights gained from his years of immersion in God's Word.
Author Biography
John R. W. Stott (1921-2011) has been known worldwide as a preacher, evangelist and communicator of Scripture. For many years he served as rector of All Souls Church in London, where he carried out an effective urban pastoral ministry. A leader among evangelicals in Britain, the United States and around the world, Stott was a principal framer of the landmark Lausanne Covenant (1974). His many books have sold millions of copies around the world and in dozens of languages.

Stott’s best-known work, javax.xml.bind.JAXBElement@61fa6a1f has sold two million copies and has been translated into more than 60 languages. Other titles include javax.xml.bind.JAXBElement@7f4d4b79 and javax.xml.bind.JAXBElement@2b96363a a daily devotional. He has also written eight volumes in javax.xml.bind.JAXBElement@12c23031 series of New Testament expositions.

Whether in the West or in the Two-Thirds World, a hallmark of Stott's ministry has been expository preaching that addresses the hearts and minds of contemporary men and women. Stott was honored by javax.xml.bind.JAXBElement@ae9ea96 magazine in 2005 as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" and was named in the Queen’s New Years Honours list as Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

In 1969, Stott founded the Langham Trust to fund scholarships for young evangelical leaders from the Majority World. He then founded the Evangelical Literature Trust, which provided books for students, pastors and theological libraries in the Majority World. These two trusts continued as independent charities until 2001, when they were joined as a single charity: the Langham Partnership. Langham's vision continues today to see churches in the Majority World equipped for mission and growing to maturity in Christ through nurturing national movements for biblical preaching, fostering the creation and distribution of evangelical literature, and enhancing evangelical theological education.