Living the Cross Centered Life has ratings and reviews. Let dynamic pastor C. J. Mahaney strip away the nonessentials and bring you back to the. 18 quotes from Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing: ‘Only those who are truly aware of their sin can truly cherish grace.’. 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.

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Jan 20, Gordon added cntered. Yet, our main focus is and should always be the Cross of Christ. This short book is packed with gospel truth.

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I enjoyed this book that made crlss stop and fully look at God’s love for me through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Trivia About Living the Cross Also in LifeChange Books. Mahaney writes a magnificently simple book with a profoundly important message: The “gospel” was clear in that track insert sarcasm font here. The band was crows “Green Hell” or something like that and in the end we found out that their manager was Satan.

It has more facets than any diamond. A lot of us wrongly stereotype a legalistic person as one who doesn’t go to the movies, or who thinks that any music with a beat is evil. This book brings to light the importance of the Gospel. I agree with “Reminding ourselves of the gospel is the most important daily habit we can establish. Christians, both new and old. Its depths man will never exhaust. May 23, Casey rated it it was amazing.


It is the same for everyone! While primarily looking at the cross, Mahaney uses different events of the week like the Last Supper and the Garden of Gethsemane to teach about Jesus’ atonement and other gospel truths.

He desires for me to be holy, but I do not have to carry around the guilt of not living up to His high expectations. One simple truth should motivate our work and affect every part of who we are. Also, Satan is not anybody’s band manager in this book either. A man is either wholly justified or wholly condemned in the sight of God.

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

And confess with Paul: Lay down the luggage of condemnation and kneel down in worship at mxhaney feet of Him who bore your sins. This is a small book, weighing in at a mere 89 pages. Study the Gospel These are just a few of my favorite quotes from the book: Justification admits no degrees. It was very easy to read but still contained so much truth.

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The gospel is life-permeating, world-altering, ths truth. So many people cry legalism and I think this is a good section of the book for them to digest as well. Living the Cross-Centered Life: I’ll return to this again and again. This was one of the most incredible books I’ve ever read. Feb 13, Natalie Vellacott rated it liked it Shelves: In this case, I kind-of wished I hadn’t. Cntered, which is we base truth on our feelings instead of the word of God.


Mahaney is so real and simple, you get such a down-to-earth insight into life Sign in tge Facebook Sign in options. For example, in understanding the gospel, he asks these questions Do you want to grow in holiness or the practice of crozs Do you get confused by what you feel versus what is real?

I felt a bit underwhelmed by this book in general, although there were some useful sections, but was reminded not to rely on my feelings by this very true statement: There was an alleged cover-up of serious sexual abuse within the church network which was unresolved due to the statute of limitations in the US.

I was helpfully, and powerfully reminded of the Cross, and the meaning cehtered has for my life. This is essential to every Christian’s bookshelf. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nov 27, Cliff Downey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Keeping the main thing the main thing is the main thing that must happen in the life of a believer.

Mahaney, who shows you how to center every day around the life-giving reality of the gospel and how to escape the pitfalls of legalism, condemnation, and feelings-driven faith. By the end, though it is a quick and easy read, it feels weirdly comprehensive, like the wisdom of a page treatise was just dropped on you.

If you have ever had the slightest doubt in your salvation