About You: Fully Human, Fully Alive by Dick Staub

By Dick Staub

In approximately You, Dick Staub addresses irreligious, non secular, religious seekers and every kind of Christians and indicates us that Jesus got here to fulfill our common eager for an absolutely human existence, to not identify a slender us as opposed to them faith. in brief, Jesus did not come to make us Christian; Jesus got here to make us totally human. In a clean exploration of the traditional Biblical tales of production, fall and redemption, Staub explains that salvation isn't really approximately going to heaven after we die; it truly is a couple of complete and ample existence now. In useful, down-to-earth, language, approximately You offers with this idea on 3 degrees: anthropologically (our universal tale and common human needs), theologically (God’s information and reaction to our needs), and virtually (how we will be able to reach and keep a extra whole and enjoyable life).Staub's prior e-book (The Culturally Savvy Christian) was once chosen by way of Kirkus stories for his or her 2007 faith and Spirituality variation. This new ebook is designed to aid those who find themselves looking how to combine either an absolutely alive spirituality and a completely alive humanity—a approach that's embodied within the often-misunderstood lifestyles and instructing of Jesus Christ. This groundbreaking booklet illuminates the trail in the direction of changing into the easiest model of your self.

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As a broadcaster I’ve interviewed leading scientists including George Smoot, astrophysicist, cosmologist, and Nobel laureate in physics; Rocky Kolb, chair of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago; Michio Kaku, a Japanese American theoretical physicist specializing in string field theory; Francis Collins, head of the Human Genome Project; British particle physicist and theologian John Polkinghorne; and many others. created 17 If one pillar of my life has been a fascination with the natural world, the other has been my pursuit of the spiritual.

In this chapter I want to affirm your confidence that God is your creator. If you do not believe in God, or believe in God but one uninvolved in creation, this short chapter cannot possibly change your mind, nor is it intended to. But God’s involvement in creation is a starting point and a dividing point in understanding the truth about you. You Are Created by God—an Essential and Empowering Truth From the beginning of recorded history, humans believed in the reality of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

2 But of course that is not all we know about God. Genesis 1 reveals other qualities of God, and because we are a snapshot of God, they give us glimpses into who we are as those made in God’s image. The second truth about you is that you are spiritual because God is Spirit: The Spirit of God was hovering over the waters (Genesis 1:2). Every human possesses spiritual aptitudes and capacities. We are more than the sum of our physical parts. Our spiritual nature, though unseen, is as real as our physical nature.

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