"Gentle and lowly. Dane Ortlund has written one such book. One short book can never be enough to convey all the glory of the character of Christ, but this book deftly unpacks something we often overlook: Christ is meek and lowly in heart and gives rest to those who labor and are burdened. Ortlund says, "the strategy of this book will simply be to take either a Bible passage or a bit of teaching from the Puritans or others and consider what is being said about the heart of God and of Christ." “Gentle and Lowly comes from the pen of someone who has not just profited from reading the Puritans―but who, more importantly, has read the Bible under their tutelage. God IS rich in mercy, God IS loving, God IS kind, yet God is also equally just, righteous, and holy. This post will highlight some particularly helpful elements of the book. Over twenty-three short Christ-centred chapters the author shows us the love of Christ for weary sinners. Willing. Ortlund reminds us of this truth and leads us to treasure it. Sometimes a wolf is just not enough. His key text is Matthew 11:28-30, “the one place in the Bible where the Son of God pulls back the veil and lets us peer way down into the core of who he is” (18). date | votes. 1 – Gentle and Lowly by Dane C. Ortlund - December 7, 2020; When His Word Is Near - December 5, 2020; Podcast S2, Ep. This book draws us to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as "gentle and lowly in heart," longing for his people to find rest in him. Last week I published a short post, encouraging this blog’s readers to pick up a recently released book, Gentle and Lowly. 5 sur 5. Since March, we’ve been given several new books, although unrelated to our current circumstances, very applicable for them. to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. December 7th, 2020 | Author; Recent Posts; J.R. Waller, MBA. We broke the study into eight, weekly discussions of the three chapters we’d most recently read. Gentle and Lowly doesn’t mince words, yet it corrects in the same way it describes the heart of Christ. Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 221 pp. Podcast S3, Ep. Blue Maple didnt want White Cherry to be involved or affected because of him in the first place. J.R. is Founder of The Greater Heritage, and host of The Greater Heritage Podcast. This is who he is. This, according to his own testimony, is Christ's very heart. Podcast S3, Ep. Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane C. Ortlund is an important book for my soul.. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. This book draws us to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. ... chapters, Ortlund wants to display Christ’s essential merciful, humble, and gracious character. “Gentle and Lowly comes from the pen of someone who has not just profited from reading the Puritans—but who, more importantly, has read the Bible under their tutelage. Contrary to so much of what we may have experienced from other Christians Jesus’ entire disposition towards sinners is gentleness and love. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. Ortlund uses Matthew… This book draws us to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. Gentle and Lowly is the best book of the twenty-first century. Before doing so, it would be helpful to express the book’s structure. Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers (Wheaton: Crossway, 2020), 221 pp. Ortlund suggests that this is what we ought to do, but involves—in my opinion—a selective reading of the evidence. Membres: Critiques: Popularité : Évaluation moyenne: Discussions: 347: 5: 55,149 (4.61) Aucun: Toutes les critiques des utilisateurs. Dr. Dane Ortlund has gained a reputation for writing Christian books that are solid, edifying, and gospel-centered. Uncategorized; In our small groups, we will be studying Dane Ortlund’s book Gentle and Lowly. August 24, 2020; Author. Gentle and Lowly is a meal to be savoured, not a fast-food snack. Recently, I joined with some College Park staffers for a book study on Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortlund.This well-written book focuses on showing the heart of Christ towards sinners and sufferers. Chapter Text. That knowledge sometimes makes the timing of book releases interesting. His newest work, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Suffers, is no exception. God is truly merciful, kind, abounding in grace and steadfast love. Instead, read Gentle and Lowly as an exposition of an oft-neglected aspect of God’s Character, an aspect that is arguably at the centre of redemptive history—of the story of the creation. Understanding. Chapters: 5/6 Comments: 74 Kudos: 85 Bookmarks: 13 Hits: 1813. His newest work, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Suffers is No Exception. Starting with Matthew 11 v 28-30 the author shows us that Jesus is gentle and lowly in heart. Ortlund uses Matthew 11:29 as the basis for his writing: Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Dr. Dane Ortlund has gained a reputation for writing Christian books that are solid, edifying, and gospel-centered. As hungry as a wolf people tend to say, but if Dany has her way it should be hungry like a dragon. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. This is the driving truth in Dane Ortlund’s book, Gentle and Lowly, The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers. Sarah Ong; Category. The person he was meant he couldnt have anybody next to him, and he had to take sole responsibility for his actions. Love Needs No Holidays Evax3, Mis_Shapes. Let these glorious truths about Christ take root in your mind and heart, and stir you up to greater affection for our Saviour. 1 – Gentle and Lowly by Dane C. Ortlund. to Matthew 11, where Jesus describes himself as “gentle and lowly in heart,” longing for his people to find rest in him. He holds an MBA from Rollins College, Certificate in Christian Apologetics from Biola University and Bible Knowledge Certificate from The Master’s Seminary. Through a generous donor, we are giving away a free copy to each family who would like to participate. Since finishing the book, I’ve found myself dipping back in at random to read chapters again when I want my heart to be drawn back to Christ. Ortlund uses Matthew… Ortlund certainly has his. The gospel flows from God’s deepest heart for his people, a heart of tender love for the sinful and suffering. [1] Chapter 4. Blue Maples answer was unequivocal, and his voice was so cold that he almost sounded angry. 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