C.J. Mahaney would have us remember that sometimes the most obvious truths are the very The Cross Centered Life is just such a reminder. Remember Jesus Christ? Although it seems almost too obvious, the center of our faith is surprisingly easy to forget. Dynamic pastor C.J. Mahaney shows. What Really Matters Have the extremities taken over and left the core of your faith forgotten? Do you get confused by what you feel versus what is real?.

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Growing up in church, I can’t remember a time when I didn’t believe that Jesus Christ had died for my sins.

The gospel is objective fact. It is a small book with a clear presentation of what the gospel is and even better, what it is not.

With practical suggestions, Mahaney demonstrates the difference between knowing the gospel… and making it the main thing in daily decisions and daily living. Apr 23, Pages. We are experiencing technical difficulties. This book is packed with powerful truth that will grip your heart, clear your mind, and invigorate your soul.

Finding joy in the gospel — whose promises allow us to escape condemnation whenever it attacks — helps us avoid the prevalent trap of legalism. Mahaney explains what the Cross accomplished, and how we can make that central in our lives. A whole book wouldn’t be enough to talk about the amazing qualities of Mahaney’s creation. I’ll return to this again and again. Also, Satan is not anybody’s band manager in this book either. What higher complement could I offer?


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Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing by C.J. Mahaney

Admit you’re unworthy and deserve to be condemned. Which brought me to another realization MahaneyThe Cross Centered Life: I agree with “Reminding ourselves of the gospel is mahaneg most important daily habit we can establish.

I’ve also read books by Joshua Harris recently and C. Crosw the Hardcover edition. All we do is spin our wheels. A brilliant read and must-read for every Christian wanting to have a deeper understanding of the Cross, and live a Cross Centered Life.

Living the Cross Centered Life: Keeping the Gospel the Main Thing

I firmly believe you will be encouraged, challenged, and refreshed in mahsney relationship with Christ and what it means on a moment by moment basis. Legalism is much more subtle and serious than that. He provides practical guidance on living each day so that it is centered on the cross.

This was one of the most incredible books I’ve ever read. Jul 05, Michael Stilley rated centerex it was amazing. It is where we find life, joy, and are humbled in adoration before God.

Never be content with your grasp of the gospel. Mahaney, Living the Cross Centered Life: He reminds us of the great truths of the Christian faith: May 10, Jeanie rated it it was amazing Shelves: By the end, though it is a quick and easy read, it feels weirdly comprehensive, like the wisdom of a page treatise was just dropped on you.


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We are experiencing technical difficulties. Nov 27, Cliff Downey rated it it was amazing Shelves: So often we get bogged down by condemnation, proving ourselves, and the next big thing that will make us better disciples.

Open Preview See a Problem? So ma If I could give this more stars, I would! Feb 06, Abigail rated it really liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. But while the book is quite short it is anything but light.

CJ lists five ways we can do this: This is a book that I will re-read over and over again as I “preach to myself” rather liffe “listen to myself”. It’s difficult to review a book objectively knowing these things But, until I read this book, I never realized just how beautiful the gospel truly is.