Surprised by Grace: God's Relentless Pursuit of Rebels

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Crossway, Apr 23, 2010 - Religion - 192 pages
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God's compassion and pardon are utterly shocking in their lavish abundance—that's a lesson God himself pounded into the epic life-story of one man who kept resisting in whatever way he could. Surprised by Grace retells that man's true story—in a gripping presentation that will open readers' eyes wider than ever to God's relentless, purposeful, and inexhaustible grace.

The man's name isn't new to anyone. It's Jonah, the famous Old Testament prophet. This fresh unfolding of his story seeks to recapture the staggering effect it had on those who first encountered it so many centuries ago—the same shock effect that's desperately needed today among those who think they know God's heart far better than they really do.

In a powerful journey through unforgettable events and imagery, Surprised by Grace reveals how relentlessly God pursues rebels (a category that ultimately includes everyone), though he has every right and plenty of reasons to give up on us all.

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The book of Jonah is explained wonderfully through this book, really helpful to read alongside Jonah if you are working through the book Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Tullian Tchividjian (MDiv, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando) is pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a contributing editor to Leadership Journal and the author of Unfashionable: Making a Difference in the World by Being Different and Do I Know God? Finding Certainty in Life's Most Important Relationship. His sermons are broadcast daily on the radio program Godward Living.

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