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- Mike Reeves was formerly UCCF's Head of Theology, and is now Theologian-at-Large at Wales Evangelical School of Theology. Follow him on Twitter @mike_reeves View all resources by Mike Reeves
Order your copy of Mike Reeves' new book, Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith now!
Why is God love? Because God is a Trinity.
Why can we be saved? Because God is a Trinity.
How are we able to live the Christian life? Through the Trinity.
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[NB. This is the same book as The Good God: Enjoying Father, Son and Spirit, only a different name and U.S. publisher.]
In this lively book, we find an introduction to Christianity and the Christian life that is from start to finish rooted in our triune God - Father, Son and Spirit. Not only do we understand the person and work of Christ through the Trinity, but also prayer, the church and every aspect of our faith.
With wit and clarity, Reeves draws from church history down to the
present referencing a wide range of notable teachers and preachers. Here
is a rich and enjoyable portrayal of the basic beliefs of Christianity
that opens up the profound and life-changing truths of our faith.
"It's not often one reads a book on trinitarian theology that is deeply insightful and wonderfully witty at the same time, but this is such a volume. Filled with careful thought and wise application, Reeves provides a most accessible book for those who are trying to understand what difference it makes that we are trinitarian." Kelly M. Kapic, Covenant College
"If you have ever felt that the doctrine of the Trinity was a liability, a burden to be borne patiently, this is the book that will change your perspective. Michael Reeves's Delighting in the Trinity presents the triune God as the best thing about the Christian faith. Convinced that 'the triunity of God is the secret of his beauty,' Reeves writes from a full heart, with contagious enthusiasm for the Trinity. Delighting in the Trinity is more stimulating, quotable and engaging than we usually expect a theology book to be. Page after page, Reeves finds new ways of talking, draws surprising connections and reminds us that the God of the gospel is good news in three persons." Fred Sanders, Biola University
"Delighting in the Trinity overflows with the heart-winning news of the triune God who is love. Clear, accessible and compelling, Michael Reeves' new book provides stunning vistas of how the Father's eternal love for His Son has become unimaginably good news for us. If your life as a Christian has become at all routine or you simply wish to be freshly amazed at the transformative love of Trinity for you, read Delighting in the Trinity. If you are like me, you will want to read it more than once. It’s that spiritually satisfying." Dan Cruver, National Director of Together for Adoption, author of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living through the Rediscovery of Abba Father.
"The Trinity is often regarded as an esoteric and intimidating doctrine, over the heads of rank-and-file Christians. What are laypeople and students to make of the theologians' unfathomable utterances about how the Father, Son and Spirit constitute one God? The answer: Start by reading this book. Michael Reeves unpacks the significance of the Trinity for Christian life with a straight-shooting, conversational style honed by years of student ministry. But don't let the panache fool you. There is substance here that outweighs that of books much harder to understand. Read this book. Look up all the Bible passages it quotes. Let the Spirit use it to help you to see the Scriptures - and most of all, to see God the Trinity - in a new way. I cannot recommend it highly enough." Donald Fairbairn, Robert E. Cooley Professor of Early Christianity, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and author of Life in the Trinity.
“Recent years have seen a number of books designed for a lay readership that sweep the doctrine of the Trinity off the dusty shelves of irrelevance, helping us see that God’s triunity radically shapes every part of Christian faith and life. Here is one of the most lively, readable and stimulating to appear.” Jeremy Begbie, Thomas A. Langford Research Professor at Duke Divinity School, Duke University