God’s Love Compels Us: Taking the Gospel to the World (Paperback)


“Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.”
2 Corinthians 5:20

In this collection of biblical expositions, seven prominent Bible teachers lay the biblical foundation for missions based on the apostle Paul’s words in 2 Corinthians, addressing a number of oft-debated topics along the way. Chapters include:

  • D. A. Carson – The Biblical Basis of Missions (2 Corinthians 4:1-12)
  • David Platt – Why the Great Commission is Great (2 Corinthians 4:13-18)
  • John Piper – The Heart of God in the Call to Proclaim (2 Corinthians 5:1-10)
  • J. Mack Stiles – Being Ambassadors for Christ (2 Corinthians 5:11-21)
  • Andrew Davis – Are People without Christ Really Lost?
  • Michael Oh – The Individual’s Suffering and the Salvation of the World
  • Stephen Um – Jesus and Justice

God’s Love Compels Us focuses on God’s love as the motivation for missions, encouraging individual Christians to embrace the privilege of taking the gospel to the world.

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About the Editors

D.A. Carson (PhD. Cambridge University) is research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, where he has taught since 1978. He also serves as president of the Gospel Coalition, and has written or edited nearly 60 books, including Scandalous, Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor, and The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God.

Kathleen B. Nielson (PhD. Vanderbilt University) serves as the director of women’s initiatives for the Gospel Coalition. She is a popular conference speaker and the author of numerous books, including Ruth and Esther: A 12-week Study, and co-editor (with D.A. Carson) of Here Is Our God.

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Weight179 g
Dimensions216 × 140 × 10 mm
Product Details

© 2015 by The Gospel Coalition, Published by Crossway

Content Pages

142 pages