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The Deep Things of God, 2nd ed.

, 2017
ISBN: 9781433556371
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The doctrine of the Trinity is taught and believed by all evangelicals, but rarely is it fully understood or celebrated. In The Deep Things of God, systematic theologian Fred Sanders shows why we ought to embrace the doctrine of the Trinity wholeheartedly as a central concern of evangelical theology. Sanders demonstrates, engagingly and accessibly, that the doctrine of the Trinity is grounded in the gospel itself. In this book, readers will understand that a robust doctrine of the Trinity has massive implications for their lives, restoring depth to prayer, worship, Bible study, missions, tradition, and understanding of Christianity’s fundamental doctrines. This new edition includes a study guide with discussion questions, action points, recommended reading, and more.

Key Features

  • Accessible, but deep discussion of the doctrine of the Trinity
  • Presents an engaging account of the Trinity as grounded directly in the Gospel message
  • Emphasizes the centrality of the Trinity for evangelical faith


  • Introduction: Evangelicals, the Gospel, and the Trinity
  • Always Already Trinitarian
  • Compassed About by Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
  • Within the Happy Land of the Trinity
  • The Eternal Life of These Three
  • So Great Salvation
  • The Shape of the Gospel
  • Behold What Manner of Love
  • Into the Saving Life of Christ
  • Anchored in Jehovah: Experience and Assurance
  • Hearing the Voice of God in Scripture
  • Praying with the Grain
  • What Makes Christian Prayer Possible

Praise for the Print Edition

When faced with dark riddles about our triune God, I turn to books by Fred Sanders for help with seeing the light of Scripture. In this book, deep questions find careful answers in a living theology that breathes and pulses with joy. As Sanders reminds us, God’s inner life, ‘in the happy land of the Trinity above all worlds, is a livelier life than any other life.’ This readable book on God’s undiluted life is fantastically perceptive, and it’s been made more valuable now in a second edition with additional features for personal study, Bible meditation, group discussion, and real-life application. Like never before, The Deep Things of God invites new travelers to hike into the glorious terrain of this happy land together.

— Tony Reinke, communications director at; author, Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books and .12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

What is already an excellent standard work on the Trinity has just become more useful. Like the first edition of his book, Fred Sanders’s second edition aims to show the astonishingly wide relevance of this Christian doctrine to every area of our living and thinking—but now, with the addition of a helpful study guide, study questions, and other aids, the book deserves the widest circulation.

— D. A. Carson, research professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School; Cofounder, The Gospel Coalition

Sanders has a gift for making the deep things of theology—in this case, the doctrine of the Trinity—clear and compelling rather than shallow and simplistic. This is as good an introduction to the essentially Trinitarian shape of evangelical faith and practice of which I’m aware. Every evangelical should be able to explain how the gospel is Trinitarian and the Trinity a summation of the gospel, and Sanders shows us how. He makes a convincing case that there is nothing wrong with the evangelical church in North America that a good dose of Trinitarian theology, if absorbed into the bloodstream of the body of Christ, could not cure. So take, drink, and prepare to be edified.

— Kevin J. Vanhoozer, research professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Product Details

  • Title: The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Author: Fred Sanders
  • Publisher: Crossway
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Pages: 304
  • Christian Group: Evangelical
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In the Logos edition, this volume is enhanced by a world-class set of research and study tools. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Perform powerful searches to find exactly what you’re looking for. Take the discussion with you using tablet and mobile apps. With Logos Bible Software, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place, so you get the most out of your study.

Fred Sanders (b. 1968) is associate professor of theology at Biola University’s Torrey Honors Institute. A popular blogger and speaker, Sanders has authored numerous journal articles and written or contributed to several books, including The Image of the Immanent Trinity.

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