The universal symbol of the Christian faith is neither a crib nor a manger, but a gruesome cross. Yet many people are unclear about its meaning, and cannot understand why Christ had to die.
In this magisterial and best-selling book, John Stott explains the significance of Christ’s cross and answers the objections commonly brought against biblical teaching on the atonement.
John Stott’s modern classic is as sharp and pertinent as ever it was. It combines an excellent biblical exposition and a characteristically thoughtful study of Christian belief, with a searching call to the church to live under the cross.
Jordan Boston says:
A great book, from a man of God. Gotta love John Stott's balance and wisdom.
Ryan wolfe says:
Probably my favorite audio book of all time. I keep listening to it again and again. Vance does such a great job in this work. And Stott - this is his masterpiece. It's so good! He's such a good teacher. He presents everything so clearly and thoroughly, and beautifully. (But you should see Amazon.com's reviews for the book's content. "This is one of those rare must-own, must-read books."-D.... Read more
Read by Simon Vance. Simon does a fantastic job reading this book. I purchased the hardback version a couple years ago, and had difficulty getting past the first 2 chapters because of the scholarly wording of this book is not meant for those with a 5th grade reading level. I listen and read read the book at the same time. I'm up to chapter 5 and the wisdom Dr. Stott gives is life changing. Tru... Read more