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hand in Hand

The Beauty of God's Sovereignty and Meaningful Human Choice

Randy Alcorn

About hand in Hand

If God is sovereign, how can I be free to choose?
But if God is not sovereign, how can he be God?
 
Is it possible to reconcile God’s sovereignty with human choice? This is one of the most perplexing theological questions. It’s also one of the most personal.
 
In hand in Hand, Randy Alcorn says that the traditional approach to this debate has often diminished our trust in God and his purposes. Instead of making a one-sided argument from select verses, Alcorn examines the question in light of all Scripture. By exploring what the whole Bible says about divine sovereignty and human choice, hand in Hand helps us…
 
· Carefully and honestly examine the different views on this issue
· Gain a deeper understanding of God
· Appreciate God’s design in providing us the freedom of meaningful choice
· See the value in better understanding what we cannot fully understand
· Learn how to communicate about the issue in clear and compassionate ways
· More fully experience the unity Christ intends for his Church
 
A careful guide through Scripture, hand in Hand shows us why God’s sovereignty and meaningful human choice work together in a beautiful way.
 
Includes small-group discussion questions.

About Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn is an author and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries (EPM), a nonprofit ministry dedicated to teaching principles of God’s Word and assisting the church in ministering to the unreached, unfed, unborn, uneducated, unreconciled, and unsupported people around the world. His ministry focus is communicating the strategic importance of using our earthly time, money, possessions and opportunities to invest in need-meeting ministries that count for eternity. He accomplishes this by analyzing, teaching, and applying the biblical truth.

Before starting EPM in 1990, Randy served as a pastor for fourteen years. He holds degrees in theology and biblical studies and has taught on the adjunct faculties of Multnomah University and Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon.

A New York Times bestselling author, Randy has written more than forty books including Courageous, Heaven, The Treasure Principle, and the Gold Medallion winner Safely Home. His books in print exceed seven million and have been translated into over thirty languages. Randy has written for many magazines including EPM’s quarterly issues-oriented magazine Eternal Perspectives. He is active daily on Facebook and Twitter, has been a guest on more than 700 radio, television and online programs including Focus on the Family, FamilyLife Today, Revive Our Hearts, The Bible Answer Man, and The Resurgence.
Randy resides in Gresham, Oregon, with his wife, Nanci. They have two married daughters and are the proud grandparents of five grandsons. Randy enjoys hanging out with his family, biking, tennis, research, and reading.

You may contact Eternal Perspective Ministries at www.epm.org or 39085 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 206, Sandy, OR 97055 or 503.668.5200. Follow Randy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/randyalcorn, Twitter: www.twitter.com/randyalcorn, and on his blog: You may contact Eternal Perspective Ministries at www.epm.org or 39085 Pioneer Blvd., Suite 206, Sandy, OR 97055 or 503.668.5200. Follow Randy on Facebook: www.facebook.com/randyalcorn, Twitter: www.twitter.com/randyalcorn, and on his blog: www.epm.org/blog.

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Product Details

240 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Oct 14, 2014

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

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If God is sovereign, how can I be free to choose?
But if God is not sovereign, how can he be God?

Click here to download chapter one of hand in Hand.

In hand in Hand, Randy Alcorn says that the traditional approach to this debate has often diminished our trust in God and his purposes. Instead of making a one-sided argument from select verses, Alcorn examines the question in light of all Scripture. By exploring what the whole Bible says about divine sovereignty and human choice, hand in Hand helps us…

Click here to download chapter one of hand in Hand.

 
 

By Brian Lively

Every once in a while we are blesssed with a really good book that really presses on the truths that we hold dearly. The doctirines of grace are God's wonderful truths that we have been blessed with.  For many years and even today these precious truths are at the center of great controversy but are gems that set many free. Alcorn in hand in Hand so beaurtifully conveys these truths by comparing them with the flip side. Alcorn does a wonderful...

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By Sandra Denman

Another great book from Randy Alcorn. {I am such a big fan!} He has a way of really of pulling me into his books. They are so well written and thoughtful. This was a book that really answered some questions that I have had. He always writes in a way that help me understand. Great book, in my opinion!  

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By Jeff Baron

I loved this book. It deals with a highly controversial topic to say the least but does so in an even-handed manner. No pun intended. It gets deep, much deeper than I am accustomed. I had to read some things twice - my brain enjoyed the challenge. The book does sometimes jump back and forth, doesn't always flow seamlessly. I think that is because of the subject matter - it might be hard to do otherwise. I will have to read it again one more...

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By Deena Peterson

My husband and I have read pretty much every book Randy Alcorn has written.  Randy always includes ample Scripture when he writes, and if God's Word doesn't back up his point, he changes his point to fit God's Word. "Hand in Hand" is a carefully written book about the Calvinist school of interpretation and the Armenian school of interpretation.  My husband has been pastoring a Southern Baptist church for nearly eleven years, and we've had...

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By Brittany Kirk

The beauty of Godâ??s sovereignty and meaningful human choice; the argument between manâ??s free will and Godâ??s sovereignty has been going on for a long time. Randy Alcorn does a great job explaining the terminology he and others use. If you want to be a little more educated on the subject, pick this book up and read it. hand in Hand clearly demonstrates that Godâ??s thoughts are not our thoughts, and Godâ??s ways are not our ways. Randy...

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