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Possessed by God: A New Testament Theology of Sanctification and Holiness (New Studies in Biblical Theology) [Paperback]

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Pages   191
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.52" Width: 5.48" Height: 0.51"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 29, 2001
Publisher   IVP Academic
ISBN  0830826017  
EAN  9780830826018  


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In this book, the first in the New Studies in Biblical Theology series, Dr. David Peterson challenges the common assumption that the New Testament views sanctification as primarily a process. He argues that its emphasis falls upon sanctification as a definitive event, "God's way of taking possession of us in Christ, setting us apart to belong to him and to fulfil his purpose for us." Simply to identify sanctification with growth in holiness, he contends, obscures teh emphasis and balance of New Testament teaching and creates unrealistic expectations. Throughout Dr Peterson builds his case on the careful exegesis of relevant passages, with a keen eye for the pastoral implications of his findings.

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David Peterson challenges the common assumption that the New Testament views sanctification as primarily a process. He argues that its emphasis falls upon sanctification as a definitive event, "God's way of taking possession of us in Christ, setting us apart to belong to him and to fulfill his purpose for us." Simply to identify sanctification with growth and holiness, he contends, obscures the emphasis and balance of New Testament teaching and creates unrealistic expectations. Throughout this study Peterson builds his case on the careful exegesis of relevant passages, with a keen eye for the pastoral implications of his findings.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! David G. Peterson (Ph.D. University of Manchester) is Emeritus Faculty Member at Moore Theological College in Sydney. Previously, he served as principal of Oak Hill College, London, from 1996 to 2007. He is an ordained minister of the Anglican Church of Australia, and has served in churches in the dioceses of Sydney, Chester, and London. His many books include Engaging with God (IVP, 1992), Possessed by God in New Studies in Biblical Theology (IVP, 2001), The Acts of the Apostles in the Pillar New Testament Commentary (Eerdmans, 2009), and Transformed by God (IVP, 2012).


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In this book, the first in the New Studies in Biblical Theology series, the author challenges the common assumption that the New Testament views sanctification as primarily a process. He argues that its emphasis falls upon sanctification as a definitive event, "God's way of taking possession of us in Christ, setting us apart to belong to him and to fulfill his purpose for us." Simply to identify sanctification with growth in holiness, he contends, obscures the emphasis and balance of New Testament teaching and creates unrealistic expectations. Throughout the book, the author builds his case on the careful exegesis of relevant passages, with a keen eye for the pastoral implications of his findings.

 

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