Friend of Sinners - Rich Wilkerson Jr.

Friend of Sinners

By Rich Wilkerson Jr.

  • Release Date: 2018-03-13
  • Genre: Christianity
Score: 5
5
From 26 Ratings

Description

Pastor and writer Rich Wilkerson Jr. shines a spotlight on every Christian’s calling to reach the world, seek the lost, and save sinners with Jesus’ scandalous message of the gospel of grace.

The Bible calls Jesus a friend of sinners. What does that mean? In Friend of Sinners, Rich Wilkerson Jr. shows readers the profound implications of the reality that Jesus calls us friends not because of who we are or what we have done, but because of who he is. While he was on earth, he knew that people needed to belong before they would want to behave. He understood that the power within him was greater than the darkness around him, so he loved fearlessly.

By following his example, we can have the same clear conviction and compassion for the lost that he did. His gospel of scandalous grace cannot be overestimated. When we embrace the truth that we all need Jesus equally and when we trust him to bring transformation in people’s hearts, we will walk as Jesus walked, experiencing the glory of God in our own lives and in the lives of those around us.

Reviews

  • YES YES YES

    5
    By BaileyByers
    This book will revolutionize how you love people. If you’re a believer, it wil leach you to love people better and more like Jesus. If you’re not a believer, then it will show you how radical and real Christ’s love is for you. Rich Wilkerson Jr. is a rockstar who just wants you to understand Christ’s real love for you and others.
  • Going to be amazing🎉

    5
    By Erin Chauvin
    I have been going to Vous for six months and I have grown as a Christian on a daily basis because of Rich and everyone at VOUS church for continuously encouraging me to become a better person and not once have judged me for the person I was or am. I was so excited when I heard he was coming out with Friend of Sinners(not a big reader so this is huge lol) because I personally have been around a lot of religious people and know friends who are scared of what being a Christian is because of “religious” beliefs but I think this book gives a great explanation of what being a Christian is and that it is a personal relationship with Him and showing love to those around you. This book will definitely be a good addition to your life. I know people who’s lives will change because they read this book.. I can’t wait to hear testimonies from FOS. Thank you Rich(and DC/Wyatt) for changing our lives for the better and showing love like Jesus did❤️❤️
  • IT’S A MUST

    5
    By steph sosa
    Great book!!! Pastor Rich’s message is LOUD and CLEAR! So encouraging and refreshing book
  • He’s my friend!

    5
    By ChrisLopezMiami
    Love this book so much. Such an incredible message. Pastor Rich brilliantly conveys how our God is a Friend of Sinners. Although we all were born sinners Jesus still calls us, friend! I recommend this book to everyone!
  • Get your highlighter ready!

    5
    By Unccdm
    You know you have read a great book when you can’t put your highlighter and pen down. Rich Wilkerson, Jr. breathes new life into some of the classic stories about how Jesus lived for the relationship and loved someone no matter their circumstances. Friend of Sinners pushes us to re-evaluate how we approach people in life. It reminds us that everyone is on their own journey and not to disqualify them based on society or “church” standards. It was entertaining, easy to read, and honestly I was sad to see it come to an end. (I will be rereading it.). I highly recommend it for everyone! I received an Advanced Reader Copy from the publisher.
  • Best book in a long time!

    5
    By Shelby C Green
    Friend of Sinners has changed the way that I view my relationship with Christ. It takes my relationship to a whole new level! Friend of Sinners challenges me to look at my relationship with others and my relationship with Christ through a different lens. I highly recommend this book to Christians and non-Christians alike. Great job Pastor Rich! I received an Advance Reader Copy of this book from the publisher.
  • A must read!!!!!

    5
    By Jacob082110
    I received an advance reader copy of this book to help out on the launch team. I have to say that this is one of my favorite non-classical christian book that I have read in a while. Pastor Rich paints a very vivid picture of Jesus' heart for all humanity, doing so with very clever analogies and funny stories. I grew up a Christian from birth but was in a very religious church setting, and never fully understood God's heart for sinners, since leaving that setting I have searched high and low learning everything I can about Jesus to understand His heart fully for me. This book was such a refreshing look at Jesus and how he wants to befriend even who we would call "people beyond reach." This book is perfect for people who are skeptical of the Bible, God, and Jesus. It's perfect for people who have been hurt in a traditional church setting. It is perfect for people who feel like they are fairly mature in their walk with Jesus. What I am trying to say is that this book is perfect no matter where you are in life, what season you are in, whether you have grown up in church and think you have all the answers, know all the lingo. But it is also perfect for the person that knows next to nothing about Jesus. It will have you laughing, crying, learning, highlighting, and ultimately falling in love with the one who made you. Jesus' love is so real but sometimes just living through the craziness of life and running into certain people will make you wonder how much He really loves you. This book will help to reassure you. It will make you question what you thought you knew about our Savior, and will make you happy that what you thought you knew is not actual fact. I highly recommend Friend of Sinners to anyone, because it is a wonderful work of art that you can tell Pastor Rich put every ounce of his heart into. This book will have a huge impact on how we interact with God, with each other, and how we serve others.
  • Amazing

    5
    By kayak12
    One of the best books I have ever read. It is so challenging and yet so refreshing. Pastor Rich has an amazing heart and this book is hands down the best.
  • Must Read!!

    5
    By Cody Cabaniss
    Wow! What a book!! Rich has done it again with another incredible and timely book. If you haven’t ordered it yet, what are you waiting for?? I would love to include my favorite part of the book, but I don’t think I am allowed to put the whole book on here!! Seriously don’t think I could pick out just one quote!! Go and order your copy right now!! It is a definite MUST READ!!"
  • Awesome book

    5
    By Autumn824
    This is such an amazing book!! A must read!! It’s both encouraging and challenging even to the most seasoned believer. There were so many awesome nuggets of wisdom and truth that it even lead me to dig deeper into my own faith and current relationship with Jesus. Pastor Rich Wilkerson Jr. clearly conveyed his passion for the word and how important a real, true and honest relationship with Jesus really is. We are all sinners and fall short, but Jesus is ready to meet us where we are and wants to be our “friend and companion throughout life.” I received an advanced reader copy from Harper Collins Christian Publishers