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The Utter Relief Of Holiness
How God's Goodness Frees Us from Everything That Plagues Us
by John Eldredge
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton
There is a freshness, energy and insight about the love of Jesus, freedom and holiness. Eldredge engages with motive while usefully addressing the surprise and way of holiness. Here we are offered a number of simple identifiable goals that would make it possible for us to be more 'whole and holy'. Helpful but far from complete.
This is probably the biggest print mainstream copy of a new release on the market. But that irritation aside, here is a book that explores the beauty of the genuine goodness available to us in Jesus Christ, and guides the reader through the process whereby God fashions us in the pattern of His love. My only theological struggle was not the goal of holiness so much as the lack of focus on Jesus and what is resolved in His finished work. Readers may be relieved albeit partially through this book.
Reviewer: Johnny Douglas (29/01/14)