The Mighty Weakness of John Knox
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The Mighty Weakness of John Knox

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The book is a profile of the great Scottish reformer John Knox. It focuses on the extraordinary power with which he ministered and the extraordinary things he accomplished despite being physically ill and weak, making the point that he found his strength in the Lord. We hope it will introduce readers to one of the most fascinating figures of the Reformation, filling a large void in popular-level books on Knox. We also hope it will challenge readers to draw near to God for the strength they need in their walk with God.show more

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  • Hardback | 151 pages
  • 127 x 198.12 x 20.32mm | 226.8g
  • Reformation Trust Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 1567692559
  • 9781567692556
  • 52,349

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John Knox, the great Reformer of Scotland, the man who once was a slave in a French galley but rose to stand against powerful queens, was a small man, often ill, and frequently filled with fears and doubts. How did one so weak in body and mind accomplish so much? The answer, Douglas Bond shows, is that Knox was strong in spirit, for he was submissive to the will of God and cared more for the glory of Christ than his own. God strengthened him in his submission to do far more than he could have accomplished in his own power. For those who see themselves as too weak, too small, too timid, or simply too ordinary for service in God's kingdom, Knox's life offers a powerful message of hope the biblical truth that God often delights to work most powerfully through people who are most weak in themselves but most strong in Him.show more

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