Living in Christ's Presence: Final Words on Heaven and the Kingdom of God

Living in Christ's Presence: Final Words on Heaven and the Kingdom of God

by Dallas Willard

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Overview

  • Logos Bookstores' 2014 Best Book in Spirituality
  • 2014 Readers' Choice Award Winner
  • 2014 Leadership Journal Best Books for Church Leaders (The Leader's Inner Life)
  • A Special Award of Merit, from Byron Borger, Hearts and Minds Bookstore

In these pages Dallas Willard explores what it means to live well now in light of God's kingdom. He reflects on the power of the Trinity in our lives, the meaning of knowledge, the importance of spiritual disciplines and much more. Dallas Willard offers poignant thoughts about what it will be like to transition into the very presence of Christ in heaven.
Now in paperback, this book is adapted from the talks given at the February 2013 Dallas Willard Center "Knowing Christ Today" conference in Santa Barbara, California. Each chapter is followed with an illuminating dialogue between Dallas Willard and John Ortberg.
The book closes with the theme of offering a blessing to one another. These reflections form an apt conclusion to Dallas Willard's public ministry. It is a gift of grace.
A conversation guide written by Gary W. Moon is included. Also available is the companion Living in Christ's Presence DVD.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830846337
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 812,754
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dallas Willard (1935–2013) was a professor in the School of Philosophy at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. A highly influential author and teacher, Willard was as celebrated for his enduring writings on spiritual formation as he was for his scholarship. His books include The Divine Conspiracy, The Spirit of the Disciplines and Hearing God.

Table of Contents

Preface - Gary Moon


1. How to Live Well: Eternal Life Begins Now - Dallas Willard

Conversation: Dallas Willard and John Ortberg


2. Who Are the Experts on Life Transformation? - John Ortberg

Questions and Answers with John Ortberg


3. How to Step into the Kingdom and Live There - Dallas Willard

Conversation: Dallas Willard and John Ortberg


4. Experiential Knowledge of the Trinity - John Ortberg

Conversation: Dallas Willard and John Ortberg


5. Understanding the Person: Including the Invisible Parts - Dallas Willard

Conversation: Dallas Willard and John Ortberg


6. The Importance of Christian Disciplines - John Ortberg

Conversation: Dallas Willard and John Ortberg


7. Blessing - Dallas Willard


Acknowledgments


Appendix: Discussion Guide

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"Living in Christ's Presence is a superb discussion of the many issues surrounding the reality of life in the kingdom of God here and now. I recommend it highly."

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