Review of “God’s Word for Today’s World – John R. W. Stott”

Review of “God’s Word for Today’s World – John R. W. Stott”


God’s Word for Today’s World – John R. W. Stott

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“Nothing is more important than hearing, understanding and obeying God’s Word. Our lives and local churches depend on this for life health and growth.

The late John Stott was well known worldwide for his commitment to the Bible in both his preaching and living. In this persuasive book, Stott concisely demonstrated the power, authority and relevance of the Bible for every Christian – in every culture and every generation.

➢ What is the purpose of God’s Word?
➢ How does it point us to Christ?
➢ What is the relationship to the Holy Spirit?
➢ How does it shape the church?
➢ And what does it mean for Christian discipleship?

The author answers these questions with simplicity and clarity, urging us to hear and obey God’s World in today’s world.”1

This short book (60 pages) is a “goldmine of concise information” on the Bible and its power – the Bible is often referred to as a “Living Word” – there is a dynamic with the contents of Gods Word as illuminated by the Holy Spirit.

The book is written in such a manner you can read any one of the five chapters in any order as each chapter is self-contained i.e., it is possible to dip in and out of the book. The index is comprehensive as it lists not only the chapter headings but the sub- divisions of these chapters.

The chapters on the Bibles central position in the life of the Church and the Christian ensures that the contents of the book are relevant and challenging to the reader in any age.

Should you want to get to grips with the blessing, power, need and encouragement of the Word of God then this short book is a “must read.”

1 Taken from back cover of book with a change shown in italics.

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