Shows that a heartfelt desire to live a godly life flows outof a recognition of how we've been loved and transformedthrough Christ.
God's love has the power to change lives. Christians, then, should exhibit the greatest transformation of all because, rightly understood and cherished, God's love makes themincreasingly more like the One who has lavished his love onthem.
So why do we so often struggle to exhibit God's love?Biblical counselor Elyse M. Fitzpatrick asks one simple question: "In your pursuit of godliness, have you left Jesusbehind?" We need to be rescued from our "identityamnesia" and pointed to our true identity as God'sbeloved children--adopted by the Father, united with the Son, and empowered by the Holy Spirit.
Fitzpatrick shows how a genuine transformation of identity leadsto a transformation of our daily lives. Those who struggle witheither legalism or lawlessness will find encouragement to return toGod's love, the source of authentic and lasting change. Studyquestions and invitations to further discovery conclude eachchapter. Now available in paperback.