on 22 January 2003
Short, well written, easily accessible reference book which clearly sets out the basics and encourages faith in action. Written by a well-known figure and widely read author in the evangelical Church. For some unknown reason, I've found copies of this book hard to obtain off-the-shelf. I regard it as a classic and think it should be on every Chrisian's bookshelf as a book to read, inspire, refer back to, give away and replace! Excellent gift idea.
on 9 October 2006
This is a very good overview of the Christian faith. Stott begins by showing how someone actually becomes a Christian. He then continues on the subject of Christian beginnings with chapters on how someone can be sure they really are a Christian, and then how to grow in the Christian life. This is then followed up with sections on Christian belief and Christian behaviour. Very helpful for Christians, whether they are just starting out in the Christian life, or whether they wish to brush up on key points. Each chapter ends with a brief study guide, consisting of questions, biblical passages to look at, and suggested further reading. The book is simple, yet profound. It should be a great help to many people.