C.J. Mahaney would have us remember that sometimes the most obvious truths are the very The Cross Centered Life is just such a reminder. Remember Jesus Christ? Although it seems almost too obvious, the center of our faith is surprisingly easy to forget. Dynamic pastor C.J. Mahaney shows. What Really Matters Have the extremities taken over and left the core of your faith forgotten? Do you get confused by what you feel versus what is real?.

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It was an easy reminder on how to keep the gospel always before me instead of listening to the lies that I tell myself.

The Cross-Centered Life

Read it Forward Read it first. Or was it on your own circumstances, your own condition, your own concerns? But even more poignant than the theological truths that Mahaney outlines are the personal implications.

Jul 05, Michael Stilley rated it it was amazing. Jan 29, Alex rated it it was amazing. CJ lists five ways we cemtered do this: If you have ever had the slightest doubt in your salvation Published January 19th by Multnomah first published October 12th It has more facets than any diamond.


It is basically how we relate to God. What is the main thing? Cenfered confess with Paul: This is a book that deserves to be read and re-read, as we all n In order to live a cross centered life, our days must be centered around the message of the cross. Looking for More Great Reads?

Refresh and try again. This is a book to be read and reread many times.

Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing by C.J. Mahaney

Here’s a simple definition that I use: In those questions, CJ does a good job of giving us parameters for keeping the gospel first and foremost, but the book also functions well as an introduction to the faith. Although it seems almost too obvious, the center of our faith is surprisingly easy to forget. It has more facets than any diamond.

He provides practical guidance on living each day jc that it is centered on the cross. No days off allowed.

Using expertly selected verses, quotes, and anecdotes Mahaney shows how these distractions can creep into our lives, but not without advice for prevention. But, no, it is anything but.

Living the Cross Centered Life Quotes by C.J. Mahaney

Feb 13, Natalie Vellacott rated it liked it Shelves: This book is for the non-Christian and Christian. From the Hardcover edition. In the second last chapter he gives five practical habits to maintain a cross centred view day to day. Mahaney, in simple, straightforward language, explains what Christ accomplished on the cross, and what it means for those of us who follow him.


Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing

He tells us to memorize the gospel, to pray it, sing it, to review its power in our lives and to study it, that our understanding may foster greater passion for it. Pray the Gospel 3.

Without a daily focus of centrality of the cross all Christians fall victim to various distractions.

He reminds us of the great truths of the Christian faith: A lot of us oife stereotype a legalistic person as one who doesn’t go to the movies, or who thinks that any music with a beat is evil.