Blessing is one of the most used but least understood of Christian terms. We want to be blessed, and to be a blessing, but do not think a great deal about what that implies. This engaging introduction unpacks the rich, many-layered concept of blessing from a variety of angles, looking at the place of blessing in the scriptures, in theology and in daily life. It explores: * What it means to `Bless the Lord' * Blessing in terms of thanksgiving, praise, and recognition of who God is * Jesus as the Son of the Blessed One * ...

Blessing 2014, Canterbury Press Norwich, London

ISBN-13: 9781848256422