Do you sometimes feel trapped by a set of religious rules? Does your walk with God feel more like a checklist than a relationship? Do you feel as though you don't really measure up?
This book is for you.
teacher Derek Prince shows you that being a Christian is not about being
perfect. In fact, he says, we can never live up to the letter of the
law. It is only when we let go of our constant striving for perfection
that we encounter true perfection. How can that be? This one book will
help you discover what really matters and embrace the grace of a loving,
It's time to stop striving, to walk away from
the lies of legalism and to experience the freeing power of His
think one of the biggest problems facing the church of today is
legalism or a works based righteousness. It is perfectly natural -- the
world we live in judges by performance. It is very hard to give up that
mindset. Some of it is just our experiences and "worldly" influence and
teachings and some of it is pride. We think we need to earn it -- and
that we're capable.
In reality, we need to humbly come before God
and recognize that our righteousness is like rags. We need to recognize
that He is the one who saves, equips, and makes us right with God.
a powerful and important mindset. I think this book delivers the
message very well and backs up points with Scripture. I appreciated what
he was saying - but I wish the book didn't read so much like a
textbook. It would have been better if it was more personal --- and
included stories from real people about how their life was changed when
they accepted true grace.
Still, it's very good book and though I am thankful Chosen gave me a copy, it in no way influenced my review.