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  • Author:
    Jay Edward Adams,Jay E Adams
  • ISBN:
    1889032042
  • ISBN13:
    978-1889032047
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    Institute for Nouthetic Studies (December 1, 1999)
  • Pages:
    139 pages
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We are all called to be active in our discernment. Adams exhorts the reader to see the importance of detecting truth and error through through the use observation, reasoning, and Scripture.

We are all called to be active in our discernment. What is getting into your church that you do not know about? Have you been challenging what you hear and see with the Word of God? I received my book as expected and in great condition. This short, but vital, books is filled with pertinent biblical texts and their explanation.

Jay Edward Adams (born January 30, 1929) is an American, Reformed Christian author who has written more than 100 books. A Call for Discernment: Distinguishing Truth from Error in Today's Church.

Jay Edward Adams (born January 30, 1929) is an American, Reformed Christian author who has written more than 100 books Contents.

A Call to Discernment book. God sees things by antithesis, as truth separated from error. Adams (the author of Competent to Counsel and many other books) wrote this book in 1987 which was reprinted in 1998. He defines discernment by first explaining that the world sees things in a continuum thinking with black and white being the extremes and most things between being various shades of gray.

Adams shows the seriousness of the problem of lack of discernment and the effect on Christian lives. This book will help you become a more discerning Christian today. For individuals and group study. Pages: N/A Format: N/A EAN/ISBN: N/A Publisher: N/A.

A Call for Discernment. Distinguishing Truth from Error in Today's Church. Published December 1999 by Timeless Texts.

More by Jay E. Adams. This book is an excellent wake-up call that will get you questioning your assumptions about "casual Christianity" - the slogans you hear in popular culture, the teachings of church groups that try to be popular and not condemn any behaviour, etc. It makes you think about "Why am I repeating this ?

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Handbook of church discipline. This book in your hand is just what it calls itself-a handbook. It is not a collection of anecdotes, nor an academically oriented tome that discusses the scholarly aspects of the subject.

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Dr. Adams shows the seriousness of the problem of lack of discernment and the effect on Christian lives. This book will help you become a more discerning Christian today. For individuals and group study.

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This book is good for all believers. We are all called to be active in our discernment. What is getting into your church that you do not know about? Have you been challenging what you hear and see with the Word of God?

I received my book as expected and in great condition.
Tcaruieb
Excellent and insightful treatment of how we think about truth. While discernment is not always valued, this author makes clear that it is an essential skill in learning to handle God's word and in discerning (or discriminating) between truth and error.
Gugrel
One must read the Word of God for discernment...and one needs discernment in this ever changing world. God does not change. Truth does not change. But for whatever reason, the world and the people in it seem to believe the Church and Christians need to change with the world...this is a falsehood and it is time for the Church (Christians) to learn how to differentiate between the Truth and falsehood.
Garr
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in discerning the signs of the times that we are facing.
Only when you know the Truth will you be able to discern that which is false.
Dondallon
Dr. Jay Adams, a prolific writer and noteworthy teaching for decades, wrote this book in the aftermath of the Baker, Swaggart scandals of the late 1987. However, the significance of this book endures.

Adams exhorts the reader to see the importance of detecting truth and error through through the use observation, reasoning, and Scripture. This short, but vital, books is filled with pertinent biblical texts and their explanation. Although I have been teaching and writing on theological aberrations for over thirty-five years, I found it refreshing, biblical, and much-needed today for every Christians. Thus, I give my heart recommendation.

My only reservation is Dr. Adams sweeping condemnation of "psychology." Yes, he has unmasked many unbiblical aspects of psychology in his long career, especially in Competent to Counsel. But some aspects of psychology are true by virtue of common grace and are compatible with Scripture, as is much of logotherapy (V. Frankl).
DarK-LiGht
A call for Christians to be discerning is much needed and the author made a convincing case by drawing upon the authority of the Bible.

Why then do I not give it 5 stars? Because I have reservations on the way the author addressed two very important points:

a) On P. 35 the author attributes one cause for the lack of discernment in modern day Christians to be the de-emphasis of Systematic Theology coupled with the emphasis on Biblical Theology, without carefully defining what he meant by these terms. Not everyone mean the same thing when using these terms and one could easily argue (again depending on the precise definition) that Systematic Theology uses human logic to deduce things not directly revealed in the Bible - may be even things that God chooses not to reveal to us - while Biblical Theology is much closer to what the Bible actually tells us.

b) On P. 38-40 the author attributes another cause for lack of discernment to "the liberation of laity" and went on to say that it has gone too far. He illustrated his point by noting the existence of high profile people who are assuming the role of the leadership for the church while operating outside the church and its authority. However, there seems to be a disconnect in the logic: high profile people operating outside the church cannot assume leadership of the church unless the actual leaders of the church wishes to follow! In any event, if such leadership is true to Scripture, then it should not be a bad thing. If they were not (and the author may be implying that they are not - certainly there are plenty of such examples), then it would be an issue of false prophets (which the Bible repeated warn us about and which church leaders would show an acute lack of discernment should they follow) and not to be confused with the liberation of laity. In either case it is not a CAUSE for lack of discernment, but (in the latter case) a RESULT of the lack of discernment.
Agantrius
This book is an excellent wake-up call that will get you questioning your assumptions about "casual Christianity" -- the slogans you hear in popular culture, the teachings of church groups that try to be popular and not condemn any behaviour, etc. It makes you think about "Why am I repeating this [belief/slogan]? Is there any Biblical truth to this? Where does it come from?" It's not too bad a book but I was a bit put off by its strongly Protestant evangelical bent. Catholics reading this book in particular should remember the importance of Sacred Tradition and that it is also a legitimate authority.