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Mark of the Christian

By: Francis A. Schaeffer
Narrated by: Robertson Dean
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"It is possible to be a Christian without showing the mark, but if we expect non-Christians to know that we are Christians, we must show the mark."

Christians have not always presented an inviting picture to the world. Too often we have failed to show the beauty of authentic Christian love. And the world has disregarded Christianity as a result. In our era of global violence and sectarian intolerance, the church needs to hear anew the challenge of this book.

Decades ago Francis Schaeffer exhorted, "Love - and the unity it attests to - is the mark Christ gave Christians to wear before the world. Only with this mark may the world know that Christians are indeed Christians and that Jesus was sent by the Father." More than ever, the church needs to respond compassionately to a needy world. More than ever, we need to show the Mark.

©2007 Francis A. Schaeffer (P)2009 christianaudio.com

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Excellent, Practical, and Thoughtful!

Great classic writing and incredibly practical for today! I particularly enjoyed the thoughtfulness of love and truth and the balance between the two.

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A book every Christian should read

A very practical look on the Christian life. A cause to look inward at the fruit of your walk with Christ. Excellent!

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Short but good

It’s a short book, pretty simple discussing how Christians should love each other, and the rest of the world.

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Essential reading

Hard words gently spoken. This should be required reading for anyone facing challenges within the church.

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Incredibly Profound and Practical

Schaefer does it again! This is a must read about discipleship and worldview. Enjoy and grow!

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Timely words

It is very much in season to consider what it means to live as a Christian – not as political pundits would describe that life but as Jesus Christ calls His people to live. Summary via John 13:35 “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

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Truth, Relevant, Piercing, Convicting

“In John 13 the point was that, if an individual Christian does not show love toward other true Christians, the world has a right to judge that he is not a Christian. Here Jesus is stating something else which is much more cutting, much more profound: We cannot expect the world to believe that the Father sent the Son, that Jesus’ claims are true, and that Christianity is true, unless the world sees some reality of the oneness of true Christians.”

For the world today, we need this teaching! The world does not see our love for one another, nor our love for all mankind. What is the mark of a true Christian? Francis Schaeffer spells it out quite clearly in this short, but packed full of truth, little gem of a book.

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For all Christian

This is a book that would clearly benefit every Christian in every church. We need to learn how t love.

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The Mark!

Tremendous, truly I. wish all would read this book. I wish that I would have to sooner

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An excellent read!

I enjoyed this very much. Easily accessible and enlightening, I highly recommend for anyone interested in deepening their faith.

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