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    Redemption: Freed by Jesus from the Idols We Worship and the Wounds We Carry (Re: Lit Books) (Paperback) By (author) Mike Wilkerson, Foreword by Mark Driscoll

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    DescriptionExodus is a real story about God redeeming his people from the bondage of slavery and how their difficult journey home exposed their loyalties--though wounded by Egypt, they had come to worship its gods. Most Christians don't make golden idols like the Israelites in the wilderness, but we do set up idols on our own desert road--idols like substance abuse, pornography, gluttony, and rage. And even those who don't know the pain of actual slavery can feel enslaved to the fear and shame that follow sexual abuse or betrayal by a spouse, for we suffer at the hands of our idols as well as those created by others. We need more than self-improvement or comfort--we need redemption.Redemption is not a step-oriented recovery book; it's story-oriented and Bible-anchored. It unfolds the back-story of redemption in Exodus to help Christians better understand how Christ redeems us from the slavery of abuse, addiction and assorted trouble and restores us to our created purpose, the worship of God. Readers will discover that the reward of freedom is more than victory over a habitual sin or release from shame; it is satisfaction and rest in God himself. Part of the Re: Lit series.

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    Freed by Jesus from the Idols We Worship and the Wounds We Carry
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    By (author) Mike Wilkerson, Foreword by Mark Driscoll
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9781433520778
    ISBN 10: 143352077X

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
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    LC classification: BV4909 .W539 2011
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    Publication date
    31 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Wheaton, IL
    Author Information
    MIKE WILKERSON, a pastor at Seattle's Mars Hill Church since 2004, is passionate about restoring gospel-based counseling to the local church and leads Mars Hill's Redemption Group ministry. He and his wife, Trisha, live in Seattle with their four young children. Mark Driscoll is the founding pastor of Mars Hill Church, a multi-site congregation based in Seattle that spans 15 locations in five states. He is the founder of Resurgence (theResurgence.com), co-founder of the Acts 29 Network, and the author of numerous books, including Death by Love and Vintage Jesus. Pastor Mark's sermons reach millions of listeners online, and in 2010 Preaching magazine named him one of the 25 most influential pastors of the past 25 years. Pastor Mark and his wife have five children.