The Grace and Truth Paradox

By Randy Alcorn
(Multnomah Books, Hardcover, 9781590520659, 96pp.)

Publication Date: January 2003

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Description
Christians trying to model their lives after Jesus may find that He gets buried under lists, rules, and formulas. Now bestselling author Randy Alcorn offers a simple two-point checklist for Christlikeness based on John 1:14. The test consists of balancing grace and truth, equally and unapologetically. Grace without truth deceives people, and ceases to be grace. Truth without grace crushes people, and ceases to be truth. Alcorn shows the reader how to show the world Jesus -- offering grace instead of the world's apathy and tolerance, offering truth instead of the world's relativism and deception.
Grace or Truth "or Both? "
Truth without grace breeds self-righteousness and crushing legalism.
Grace without truth breeds deception and moral compromise.
Is it possible to embrace both in balance?
"Jesus did. "
Randy Alcorn offers a simple yet profound two-point checklist of Christlikeness. In the end, says Alcorn, we don t need grace "or" truth. We need grace "and "truth. And for people to see Jesus in us, they must see both.



About the Author
A. W. Tozer embarked upon a lifelong pursuit of God at the age of 17 after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. He was a self-taught pastor, writer, and editor whose powerful messages continue to grip the hearts and stir the souls of today's believers. He penned more than 45 books, including the classics "The Pursuit of God", "The Knowledge of the Holy", and "The Purpose of Man".
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