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The Gospel-Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World
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The Gospel-Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World


Baker 2009

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We live in a self-help world. But Christianity doesn’t work as just a moral philosophy or code of ethics. It makes sense only when it’s built upon the foundation of the Gospel, the Good News. The simple message that God has done everything he requires to reconcile sinners to himself isn’t just the church’s slogan, but its lifeblood.

In this candid and hopeful book, Michael Horton challenges us to reorient our faith and our Christian practice toward the transformative, Christ-centered Gospel—both in the church and in the world.

The Logos Bible Software edition of The Gospel-Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World is designed to encourage and stimulate your study of the Bible. Scripture passages link directly to your preferred translation and important theological concepts link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. In addition, you can perform powerful searches by topic and find what other authors, scholars, and theologians have to say about the subject matter, making this collection ideal for studying and interpreting the Bible.

Key Features

  • Discusses God’s victory over sin and death in his Son
  • Emphasizes the urgency of the Gospel and how God communicates it to us
  • Offers encouragement for a more Gospel-centered life and community

Praise for the Print Edition

Mike Horton has once again hit the nail on the head. With engaging clarity he demonstrates that the gospel is not just for non-Christians; it’s for Christians too. Horton’s book is a flavorsome reminder that in order for Christians to make a difference in this world, we must be driven by something otherworldly—namely, the gospel.

—Tullian Tchividjian, pastor, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Michael Horton is one who understands the times. More than a fad, a twelve-step program, or a forty-day challenge, Horton reminds us that the gospel is the everyday brick and mortar of a life built on the promise of eternal life in Jesus Christ. Before you read another book, read this one.

—Anthony Carter, lead pastor, East Point Church, East Point, GA

Product Details

  • Title: The Gospel-Driven Life: Being Good News People in a Bad News World
  • Author: Michael Horton
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Pages: 272

About Michael Horton

Michael Horton is the J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology at Westminster Seminary California. He is the main host of the White Horse Inn radio broadcast and the editor-in-chief of Modern Reformation magazine. He is the author or editor of more than 20 books.