Just as plants need certain essentials to grow---light, water, and fertile soil---so do new Christians, babes in the faith. Without these essential basic truths of the faith, they will never establish strong roots or bear fruit.Adrian Rogers has written this book to give believers the nurture and care their faith needs to blossom and grow. What Every Christian Ought to Know seeks to give intellectual truth, and also provide the "spiritual nutrients" required to produce mature faith.Available for the first time in paperback, one of the last books written by revered late pastor Adrian Rogers is also one of his best-selling, a bold yet approachable guide to the ABCs of Christianity that Publishers Weekly calls, "(a) beautifully simple primer on essential truths." What Every Christian Ought to Know provides readers with a well-organized, well-reasoned grasp of such topics as salvation, eternal security, prayer, the Holy Spirit, resisting temptation, finding God's will, as well as the authority of the Bible and how to understand it better. A valuable volume for new Christians and young disciples, it's also a suitably instructive resource for believers of all ages. This new edition includes discussion questions for personal reflection or group study.
Adrian Rogers does a great job in covering the basics of the Christian faith. His illustrations and subtitles make remembering the basics easier. He really knows how to put the cookies on the lower shelf so baby Christians can help themselves. I recommend this book to those who are just been born into the family of God and to those who, like myself, find it necessary and refreshing to review the basics all over again.
I cannot rave enough about this book. This is definitely a book every Christian should own, and keep beside his Bible and refer back to it often. I have purchased 7 of these books for family and friends. I am presently reading it for the second time. It is an easy read, but with mega insights. It is for the new Christian as well as the long-time Christian. Truly, a Must Read!
This book, although not too deep theologically, touches on some very tough questions which young and mature Christians alike struggle with. Dr. Rogers explains them in ways that anyone can understand and backs them up with both experiential and biblical evidence. He starts by building an essential foundation for belief in the bible based on historical, biblical and scientific sources and then shares 11 other essentials that all Christians need to know to mature and grow.
If you are exploring Christianity, this book is for you! If you are not sure of your salvation, this book is for you! If you are sure of your salvation and want to nurture and grow your faith, this book is for you! If you are a mature Christian looking for a solid book to pass on or recommend to those that you are mentoring, this book is for you! RBM