• The Vertical Self

  • How Biblical Faith Can Help Us Discover Who We Are in an Age of Self Obsession
  • By: Mark Sayers
  • Narrated by: Mark Sayers
  • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-15-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

It's time for a return to Radical Holiness. Welcome to the 21st century, where you can now purchase and exchange personalities, depending on mood and circumstance; where you are told that you can be anyone you want to be, and identity is no longer based in a sense of self but rather in the imagery you choose at that moment.

The Bible contains a radically different way of understanding our identity. The path that God has chosen for us to discover who we really are is the path of holiness. The most exciting thing is that this path is not for otherworldy saints; rather it is a path of earthy, gutsy holiness. It's a path that is not about basing your life on this world or of shunning your desires. Instead, it is about bringing your hopes, your dreams, your brokenness, your desires, your humanness under the Lordship of Christ. By doing this we don’t just discover a new way of living out our faith, we discover a liberating, revolutionary, life-embracing way of being truly human.

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Lots of good take home points!

The only complaint I have is that sometimes the guys awesome accent distracted me from what he was saying. Very helpful, insightful book on how to maneuver around society’s image they so forcefully shove down our throats. Love it, will recommend and read again. Next time with a physical book so I can highlight and remember more.

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Excelent understanding of our current culture

This book explores the depths of identity in profound and exciting ways. We are shown what it means to be true to our own identity while also viewing that identity through the power and movement of christ in us. Very well done.

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  • odailson
  • 02-02-17

amazing book not only for teens but for everyone

loved it and recomend loved it and recomend loved it and recomend loved it and recomend for all ages mom and dads