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Faith Beyond Feeling: Discerning The Heart Of True Spirituality 
Also Titled
Religious Affections: A Christian's Character Before God

Edited by James M. Houston 

Publisher ‏ : ‎ David C. Cook Publishing (Dec 1 2004)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 256 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0781441714
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0781441711
Item weight ‏ : ‎ 318 g
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.97 x 0.99 x 21.59 cm

Title: Religious Affections: A Christian's Character Before God
Format: Paperback
Product dimensions:264 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.6 in
Published: February 1, 2003
Publisher: Regent College Publishing
Language: English
Appropriate for ages: All ages
ISBN - 13:    9781573832403

About the Book

In the wake of recent revival movements, Christians need Jonathan Edwards' classic Faith Beyond Feeling more than ever. Edwards, the central figure in New England's first Great Awakening, offers a detailed description of the signs - false and true - revival, while highlighting the role balanced emotions play within the Christian life. An engaging introductory essay by Charles Colson details the impact of Faith Beyond Feeling on his own life and its implications for today's church.

Table of Contents 

Preface to the Classics of Faith and Devotion by James M. Houston

Editors Note About Jonathan Edwards and the Relevance of This Classic

Introduction by Charles W. Colson

Part 1: The Nature and Importance of the Affections

1. Affections as Evidence of True Religion

Part 2: How the Religious Affections May be Falsely Appraised

2. False Signs of True Religious Affections

Part 3: The Distinguishing Signs of Truly Gracious and Holy Affections

3. How Truly Gracious Affections are Known

4. The Object and Foundation of Gracious Affections

5. The Formation of Gracious Affections

6. Certainty and Humility in Gracious Affections

7. Gracious Affections Change Us to be More Christ-Like

8. Gracious Affections Are Balanced, Yet Dynamic in Growth

9. Gracious Affections are Intensely Practical

10. The Affections Are the Chief Evidence of a Saving Sincerity in True Religion

Appendix: A Guide to Devotional Reading

Scripture Index

Subject Index

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