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Respectable sins : confronting the sins we tolerate / by Jerry Bridges.

By: Bridges, Jerry, 1929-2016 [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Colorado Springs, CO : NavPress, [2007]Description: 187 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781600061400 (paperback); 9781600062070 (paperback).Subject(s): Sin -- Christianity
Contents:
Ordinary saints -- The disappearance of sin -- The malignancy of sin -- The remedy for sin -- The power of the Holy Spirit -- Directions for dealing with sins -- Ungodliness -- Anxiety and frustration -- Discontentment -- Unthankfulness -- Pride -- Selfishness -- Lack of self-control -- Impatience and irritability -- Anger -- The weeds of anger -- Judgmentalism -- Envy, jealousy, and related sins -- Sins of the tongue -- Worldliness -- Where do we go from here?
Summary: Have Christians become so preoccupied with the major sins of our society that we have lost sight of our need to deal with our own more subtle sins? Jerry Bridges returns to his trademark theme of holiness and addresses a dozen clusters of specific "acceptable" sins that we tend to tolerate in ourselves - such as jealousy, anger, pride, unthankfulness, and judgmentalism. Jerry writes not from a height of spiritual accomplishment but from the trenches of his own battles with sin. In his admonitions, Jerry offers a message of hope in the profound mercy of the gospel and the transforming grace of God as the meana to overcome our subtle sins.--Back cover.
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Library Room 1 (off the breezeway, thru the bookshop @ Holland Park) 241.3 bri res 2007 c1 (Browse shelf) Available 2222

Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-185).

Ordinary saints -- The disappearance of sin -- The malignancy of sin -- The remedy for sin -- The power of the Holy Spirit -- Directions for dealing with sins -- Ungodliness -- Anxiety and frustration -- Discontentment -- Unthankfulness -- Pride -- Selfishness -- Lack of self-control -- Impatience and irritability -- Anger -- The weeds of anger -- Judgmentalism -- Envy, jealousy, and related sins -- Sins of the tongue -- Worldliness -- Where do we go from here?

Have Christians become so preoccupied with the major sins of our society that we have lost sight of our need to deal with our own more subtle sins? Jerry Bridges returns to his trademark theme of holiness and addresses a dozen clusters of specific "acceptable" sins that we tend to tolerate in ourselves - such as jealousy, anger, pride, unthankfulness, and judgmentalism. Jerry writes not from a height of spiritual accomplishment but from the trenches of his own battles with sin. In his admonitions, Jerry offers a message of hope in the profound mercy of the gospel and the transforming grace of God as the meana to overcome our subtle sins.--Back cover.

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