By Robert L. Dickie
Living For Jesus
There are two things that we need to clarify as we begin this study: first, “What is a worldview?” and second, “What do we mean by success?” A worldview refers to the framework through which an individual interprets the world and interacts in it.
A worldview should answer three main questions:
Where did we come from? This concerns our view of Creation.
What is the source of evil and suffering? This concerns our view of the fall of man.
What can we do about all of this? This concerns our view of redemption.
Pastor Dickie has the spiritual gift of exhortation (Romans 12:4-8). In this book, he unleashes this Holy Spirit giftedness to bless the Church. In a specific sense, he is directing us to self-government. Our personal defeats are a failure at personal self-government. Here, Pastor Dickie exhorts us point-by-point, step-by-step into the victory of self-governance under the tension of the Word of God. You will not be disappointed.
Pastor Bill Tipton
Outstanding for its relevance in our 21st century environment and based on and inspired by Scripture throughout LIVING FOR JESUS scores at the highest level for directions and guidance about practical Christian living. This is a compact 21st Century version of Richard Baxter’s brilliant Christian Directory which in 17th Century non-TV, non PC culture ttook up about 1,600 pages compared with 220 here. Readability is enhanced by Selected sayings, Questions for discussion and How to get started. A bonus in LIVING FOR JESUS is the eschatology of victory. Islam aims at world conquest by jihad. Bob Dickie reminds us that world conquest by the Prince of Peace is as certain as the promises of God.
Erroll Hulse, Director of Evangelical Press and
Reformation Today Trust, Leeds, UK
John Calvin’s theology had a profound effect on the hearts of men and also impacted on their working lives. This later became known as ‘The Protestant Work Ethic’ , as the Reformation produced a people who were diligent and hard working. The great aim in all things was to glorify God and to please Him. This book by Pastor Dickie points us in the same direction. Read it, study it, and apply it. It has been my privilege and pleasure to know the author, who has ministered for over 25 years in his church, where he has been particularly blessed in his labours. Pastor Dickie and his wife are an example of what the book propounds. They truly do live a life that glorifies God and show a great love for the gospel of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Pastor Vernon Higham, Wales, UK