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The Prodigal God

Tim Keller

In the Parable of the Prodigal Son, one of the most powerful yet most misunderstood parables of the Bible, Jesus reveals God's prodigal grace toward both irreligious and religious people.

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Publication Date:
10/01/2008
Page Count:
176
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Overview

Taking his trademark intellectual approach to understanding Christianity, Timothy Keller uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable. Within that parable, Jesus reveals God’s prodigal grace toward both the irreligious and the moralistic. This book will challenge both the devout and skeptics to see Christianity in a whole new way.

Praise for The Prodigal God:

There is more than one way to run away from God and defy him. But there is only one way back: God is so prodigal in his grace that he reaches out to humble and restore and receive both. Few books unpack this theme with greater force than this slim volume from Tim Keller.
– D. A. Carson, professor at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

The Prodigal God is vintage Keller–biblically faithful with a fresh angularity. That is, Keller seizes a great truth and comes at it from an angle and with language that help us see it in new ways.
– John Piper, Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church

The insight that Tim Keller has about the two individuals in the story and the heart of the God who loves them both… it is not much of an overstatement to say I read that and God wrecked me afresh.
– Bill Hybels, Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church

Religious people will find-perhaps for the first time-insights into themselves and the love of God that just might shatter any outward shell of mere religiosity on which they are depending and draw them into the presence of real light, glory, and salvation-into the presence of Jesus Christ, the Prodigal God Himself.
– Chuck Colson, Founder, Prison Fellowship

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