The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out

The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out Author Brennan Manning
ISBN-10 1590525027
ISBN-13 9781590525029
Year 2005-06-28
Pages 272
Language English
Publisher Multnomah
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A Furious Love Is Hot on Your Trail Many believers feel stunted in their Christian growth We beat ourselves up over our failures and in the process pull away from God because we subconsciously believe He tallies our defects and hangs His head in disappointment In this newly repackaged editionnow with full appendix study questions and the authors own epilogue Ragamuffin Fifteen Years Later Brennan Manning reminds us that nothing could be further from the truth The Father beckons us to Himself with a furious love that burns brightly and constantly Only when we truly embrace Gods grace can we bask in the joy of a gospel that enfolds the most needy of His flockthe ragamuffins Are you bedraggled beat up burnt out Most of us believe in Gods gracein theory But somehow we cant seem to apply it in our daily lives We continue to see Him as a small minded bookkeeper tallying our failures and successes on a score sheet Yet God gives us His grace willingly no matter what weve done We come to Him as ragamuffinsdirty bedraggled and beat up And when we sit at His feet He smiles upon us the chosen objects of His furious love Brennan Mannings now classic meditation on grace and what it takes to access itsimple honestyhas changed thousands of lives Now with a Ragamuffins thirty day spiritual journey guide it will change yours too Includes a 30 Day Spiritual Journey Guide Brennan Manning does a masterful job of blowing the dust off of shop worn theology and allowing Gods grace to do what only Gods grace can doamaze Max Lucado Bestselling author of The Gift for All People I found deep comfort in realizing that Jesus loves even me a ragamuffin just as I am Michael Card Musician recording artist and author of A Violent Grace This is a zestful and accurate portrayal that tells us unmistakably that the gospel is good dazzlingly good Eugene Peterson Author of The Message Story Behind the BookThe world assigns value to people using measurable standards Someone is a successful student if she receives As Someone is a strong athlete if he runs five miles a day The Lord however knows nothing of standards The Ragamuffin Gospel was inspired by Brennan Manning after he discovered firsthand what it means to live by grace instead of performance His words bring new life and sweet refreshment to Christians who are tired of never measuring up

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