Inexpressible: Hesed and the Mystery of God's Lovingkindness (Paperback)

Inexpressible: Hesed and the Mystery of God's Lovingkindness By Michael Card Cover Image
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God's identity is beyond what we could ever fully express in human words. But Scripture uses one particular word to describe the distinctiveness of God's character: the Hebrew word hesed. Hesed is a concept so rich in meaning that it doesn't translate well into any single English word or phrase. Michael Card unpacks the many dimensions of hesed, often expressed as lovingkindness, covenant faithfulness, or steadfast love. He explores how hesed is used in the Old Testament to reveal God's character and how he relates to his people. Ultimately, the fullness of hesed is embodied in the incarnation of Jesus. As we follow our God of hesed, we ourselves are transformed to live out the way of hesed, marked by compassion, mercy, and faithfulness. Discover what it means to be people of an everlasting love beyond words.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780830845491
ISBN-10: 0830845496
Publisher: IVP
Publication Date: December 18th, 2018
Pages: 208
Language: English