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Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament /

Christopher J.H. Wright.

Main Author: Wright, Christopher J. H., 1947-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, 2007
Subjects: Bible. > Old Testament > Criticism, interpretation, etc.
God > Fatherhood > Biblical teaching.
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Table of Contents:
  • Knowing God as a Father in action: God-the Father who carries: God-the Father who disciplines: God-the Father who pities: God-the Father who adopts
  • Knowing God through experience of His grace: Uniqueness of the experience
  • Content of the experience: Transmission of the experience: Purpose of the experience
  • Knowing God through exposure to His judgment: God Pharaoh came to know: God Israel came to know
  • Knowing God as the Father of His people: God as Father and Israel as Son: God as Father of Israel's King
  • Knowing God through engaging Him in prayer: Abraham-God's friend: Moses-God's servant
  • Knowing God through reflecting His justice
  • Knowing God in comparison with the best gifts of God: Knowing God in contrast to the worst evil of humanity
  • Knowing God through returning to His love: Knowledge of God gained through redemption: Knowledge of God lost through rebellion: Knowledge of God restored through repentance
  • Knowing God in expectation of His victory: Gog and Magog-the movie: What Gog and the nations will know: What God's people will know
  • Knowing God through trusting in His sovereignty: Trusting the God we know: Living as those who know God
  • How do you know that you know God?

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