The Jesus I Never Knew - Study Guide Part 2, Why He Came: Chapter 8, Mission: A Revolution of Grace Summary & Analysis

Philip Yancey
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Yancey opens this chapter by comparing the reaction of sinners to the person of Jesus, with the reaction of sinners to the modern day church. Sinners flock to Jesus and feel comfortable around Him while those who are thought well of by the world's standards shun and scorn Him. The church Jesus starts has become quite a different place. Now, it is sinners, the people who need Jesus most, who stay away from church and are turned off by the idea of church. Yancey seeks to find why this strange twist has occurred.

Yancey explains this principle by saying Jesus has a way of forgiving sins that were clearly presented to Him. With those who choose to hide their sins, however, Jesus has a way of uncovering...

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