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Review: Deeper

 

Deeper: Real Change for Real SinnersDeeper: Real Change for Real Sinners by Dane C. Ortlund
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Deeper does just what the title promises, pushing you down into the heart of Christ, helping the reader to see that real change and growth in grace are possible. But not by looking to yourself or by depending upon your own white-knuckled effort. Rather, we grow in Christ and are energized to pursue holiness as we believe ever more deeply in the wonderful work of Christ which he has already accomplished, and which we receive by faith alone.

"I have one thing to say. Look to Christ. You will grow in Christ as you direct your gaze to Christ. If you take your eyes off of Jesus Christ and direct your gaze to your own growth, you will prevent the very growth you desire." (pg 171)

I'd love to see this book in the hands of every Christian.

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