This blog is devoted to discussing the pursuit of eternal life.
Discussion and participation by readers is desired,
but contributions should correlate to the book,
The Race Set Before Us: A Biblical Theology
of Perseverance & Assurance

Thomas R. Schreiner
& Ardel B. Caneday

The Book

About the Book




The New Testament often describes the Christian life as a marathon, a race set before us. But what exactly is the prize? Do all those completing the race share in it? And can the prize be lost?

Tackling these and other vexing questions, Thomas Schreiner and Ardel Caneday offer in this book a serious, exegetical wrestling with the biblical understanding of the nature of saving faith and its implications for the people of God. Here is a foundational study that considers all of the relevant New Testament texts and that weighs the meaning of those texts for both Christian living and pastoral ministry.

Product Details
Retail Price: $27.00
Your price: $21.60 (20% Off Retail if purchased from IVP)
Length: 344 pagesSize: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: paperback
Published: April 2001
ISBN-10: 0-8308-1555-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-8308-1555-5
IVP Order Code: 1555

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