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  • ISBN: 9780-525-951360
  • Binding: Hardcover with jacket
  • Page Count: 236
  • Publisher: Dutton Publishing

Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power – hardcover (Timothy Keller)

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Many of us have placed our faith in money, true love, or success – and been let down. Keller presents the Bible’s unvarnished truth about the inevitable disappointment these lead to, and how refreshing true hope and faith in God is.

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Counterfeit Gods

The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power – And the Only Hope that Matters

Hardcover edition

Success, true love, and the life you’ve always wanted. Many of us placed our faith in these things, believing they held the key to happiness, but with a sneaking suspicion they might not deliver. The recent economic meltdown has cast a harsh new light on these pursuits. In a matter of months, fortunes, marriages, careers, and a secure retirement have disappeared for millions of people. No wonder so many of us feel lost, alone, disenchanted, and resentful.

But the truth is that we made lesser gods of these good things – gods that can’t give us what we really need. There is only one God who can wholly satisfy our cravings. Now is the perfect time to meet him again, or for the first time.

The Bible tells us that the human heart is an “idol-factory,” taking good things and making them into idols that drive us. In Counterfeit Gods, Keller applies his trademark approach to show us how a proper understanding of the Bible reveals the unvarnished truth about societal ideals and our own hearts. This powerful message will cement Keller’s reputation as a critical thinker and pastor, and comes at a crucial time–for both the faithful and the skeptical.

Endorsement

“Tim Keller knows how to tell a Bible story. And every time I hear one of these stories, I feel like I am reading it for the first time. Counterfeit Gods is easily one of the best books I’ve read this year.” — Tim Challies

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