Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers Audiobook Download by Dane C. Ortlund
Dane C. Ortlund walks Christians through the gospel and explains what it means to be Christ-like. His book is a powerful reminder of the life and heart of Jesus.
Dane C. Ortlund has done something very difficult in this book, he has helped me to see the heart of Christ. I am a sinner and suffer from depression, anxiety, and addiction. The reason I have loved reading this book is that it helps me better understand my condition and what Jesus can do for me. This book will help anyone who feels like they are out of touch with God because these stories have changed my life.
The gospel of Jesus Christ is good news for the broken and sinful. It is also good news for those who struggle with physical or emotional pain. In this short book, Dane C. Ortlund shows how the heart of Christ should be the center of our lives, heart and soul. To help us with that task, he shares stories from his own life that illustrate what it means to live by God's grace in a society that often rejects it.
When reading this book, I found it very relatable for someone like me who's been in a difficult period and is looking for hope. It's motivating without being too preachy and helpful without being condescending. The main takeaway from the author is that God is not only a savior, but He wants to be our friend as well.
In this audiobook, Dane Ortlund provides a solid biblical foundation for the gospel. This isn't to say that he is attempting to provide a complete biblical theology or systematic theology, but rather that listeners are given a framework from which to begin exploring the scriptures. Ortlund presents Christ's gospel through four main sections: 1) A heart of compassion: The gospel comes out of and exalts the character of God who first loved us. 2) Sinners and sufferers: The Lord Jesus came to save sinners whether they are lost or enslaved in sin. 3) The incarnate God: Christ's incarnation and atonement were two parts of how God reconciled things with humanity. 4) Eternal life: We
"Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers" is a work by Dane C. Ortlund that is intended to be used in a small group setting with no more than 7-10 people. It's a practical guide to living out the lost heart of Christ that lays buried deep within our hearts. This audiobook was an engaging listen with many helpful insights about the lives we live when following Jesus and how to make the most of them.
|Duration||5 hours 17 minutes|
|Author||Dane C. Ortlund|
|Narrated||Dane C. Ortlund|
|Is It Free?||No|
|Category||Religion & Spirituality|
|Parent Category||Counseling & Inspirational, Christianity|